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GIF of base-running blunder by Royals’ Jarrod Dyson

Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joe Nathan and second baseman Ian Kinsler celebrate after catching Kansas City Royals pinch-runner Jarrod Dyson off second base during the ninth inning of Tuesday’s game.
Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joe Nathan and second baseman Ian Kinsler celebrate after catching Kansas City Royals pinch-runner Jarrod Dyson off second base during the ninth inning of Tuesday’s game. The Associated Press

The one thing a pinch runner must avoid at all costs is getting picked off.

Unfortunately for the Royals’ Jarrod Dyson, he was caught too far off second base in the ninth inning of Tuesday’s 4-2 loss to the Tigers.

The result: Dyson was picked off and that helped quell a potential rally.

Here is what happened:

The video comes from MLB.com.

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