A easy sluggish floor ball changed into a hilarious journey for the Blue Jays on Friday evening.
With Toronto main the Rays, 4-2, and two outs within the backside of the eighth inning, Tampa Bay’s Harold Ramirez barely acquired a chunk of a Jordan Hicks fastball. The ball softly went previous the mound and towards the left facet of the infield.
However, the Toronto fielders botched what ought to have been a routine groundout. To make issues worse Toronto’s Matt Chapman inexplicably allowed Rays heart fielder Manuel Margot to crawl after which dive over his tried tag at second base after overrunning the bag.
Have a search for your self at this insanity:
— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) September 23, 2023
Fortunately for Chapman and his teammates, the blunder didn’t result in any runs for the Rays, and Toronto held for a much-needed 6-2 win because the membership pursues a wild-card playoff berth.
Following the absurd play, followers on social media roasted the shortage of routine fielding expertise proven by main league gamers.
Here are among the greatest reactions:
— Bally Sports Sun: Rays (@BallyRays) September 23, 2023
This is happening misplays of the month 😭 https://t.co/LAtDUpiAHI
— abbey (@bostonpizzafan) September 23, 2023
I don't even know methods to describe this. #messy https://t.co/UQWMMOlUMB
— 🇨🇦🍁McWolf🍁🇨🇦 (@McFeenixx) September 23, 2023
This was embarrassing 🤦♂️#NextLevel https://t.co/9SEw0JPmkq
— '71 Habs Fan (@LeeHaire4) September 23, 2023
That must be the worst tag try I’ve ever seen in my life
— Grant Whelan (@GrantWhelan5) September 23, 2023
Matt Chapman seemed like he was being managed by your good friend that you simply invited over who doesn't personal a console.#BlueJays
— Paul Frank (@pwgfrank) September 23, 2023
What the hell was that https://t.co/ms8N00AdLL
— . (@greys91) September 23, 2023
Incredible, stunning, incredible sport. Perfect. 10/10. https://t.co/DVu1SMXdyw
— 🌊🏳️🌈⚾🏳️⚧️💙 (@inplay_runs) September 23, 2023