Watch: Auburn's Intentional Walk Attempt Accidentally Turns Into Walk-Off Home Run
On Friday night, Ole Miss defeated Auburn with a walk-off home run. That's not exactly an uncommon occurrence, but how it happened was.
With the score tied at 5-5 in the bottom of the 12th inning, the Tigers decided to intentionally walk Ole Miss' Austin Anderson to load the bases. Unfortunately, Auburn pitcher Jay Wade didn't get the memo, as he tossed a pitch right down the middle. Shocked, Anderson swung and sent the ball over the right field fence.
So what was Wade thinking? Your guess is as good as ours. His catcher was clearly calling for an intentional walk and you can see him standing up, so it certainly wasn't a missed sign. Maybe Wade tried to get cute and sneak one by him? Either way, he probably would like to have this one back.
[Eye on Baseball