By Cliff Corcoran
June 28, 2013

The Phillies were up 4-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning of their game against the Dodgers on Thursday night, and though Los Angeles had the bases loaded, Philadelphia and reliever Justin De Fratus had two outs and an 0-2 count on Yasiel Puig. The Dodgers had them right where they wanted them. De Fratus's next pitch was a perfectly placed slider just off the outside corner, a pitch most hitters would either strike out on, foul off, or take hoping for a favorable call. Puig? He pulled it (you read that correctly) through the left side for a two-RBI single that gave the Dodgers a 5-4 lead they woudn't relinquish. Dig:

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