August 21, 2018

SportsFilter: The Tuesday Huddle:

A place to discuss the sports stories that aren't making news, share links that aren't quite front-page material, and diagram plays on your hand. Remember to count to five Mississippi before commenting in anger.

posted by huddle to general at 06:00 AM - 3 comments

The Nationals put Daniel Murphy on waivers and the Cubs claim him. The Cubs send a single A player and the ubiquitous player-to-be-named-later (or cash) back to the Nats.

posted by NoMich at 04:11 PM on August 21, 2018

The White Sox and Twins honoured the Little League World Series by playing like a bunch of kid's teams.

On two separate occasions, players on the field lost track of how many outs there were:

- In the 5th inning, the Twins catcher forgot how many outs there were and started walking off the field after a strike out for only the second out of the inning.

- In the 7th inning, the Twins flied out to right field. Both the White Sox player that caught the ball and the Twins base runner think it's the third out and act that way until both players realize it is but the second out of the inning.

And, finally, these two bizarre run downs in the 8th inning.

posted by grum@work at 01:04 AM on August 22, 2018

Credit where credit is due: that guy bunted for a triple

posted by NoMich at 07:14 AM on August 22, 2018

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