Astros let Ichiro Suzuki score from second base on infield pop-up

Friday April 4th, 2014

Officially, that will go down as an RBI infield single by New York Yankees rookie Yangervis Solarte. But as the GIF above shows, it should go down as a mental error of epic proportions on the part of the Houston Astros. Correction: Multiple mental errors of epic proportions.

Somehow, none of the three players near the easy pop-up -- pitcher Brad Peacock, catcher Carlos Corporan or third baseman Matt Dominguez -- decided to take care of it. Instead, the ball just drops no more than 30 or so feet in front of home plate. And since that pop-up came on a 3-2 count with two outs, the still somewhat fleet-footed Ichiro Suzuki was running on the pitch and managed to score all the way from second base. On a pop-up.

Your 2014 Houston Astros: Feel the excitement!


h/t SB Nation
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