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Watch Royals pitcher Jason Vargas mistakenly think he’s drawn a walk

Kansas City Royals' Jason Vargas laughs after he realized the count was 3-2 and not a walk during the third inning of game four of the World Series on Saturday.
Kansas City Royals' Jason Vargas laughs after he realized the count was 3-2 and not a walk during the third inning of game four of the World Series on Saturday. The Associated Press

I’ll say this much: Royals pitcher Jason Vargas looks much more comfortable batting on Saturday night than Kelvin Herrera did Friday.

So much so that Vargas thought he had drawn a bases-loaded walk in the third inning of game four of the World Series in San Francisco.

The trouble: it was only ball three.

Vargas started to make his way to first when he literally froze in his tracks.

Here was the reaction from George Brett, Dayton Moore, James Shields and others:

The reaction on Twitter was amusement, too:

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