For Pete's Sake

Unfortunately for Royals’ Franklin Morales, his gaffe will be long remembered

Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Franklin Morales fielded a ball hit by New York Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson in the sixth inning. Things turned ugly right after that.
Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Franklin Morales fielded a ball hit by New York Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson in the sixth inning. Things turned ugly right after that. deulitt@kcstar.com

Royals pitcher Franklin Morales hesitated on a ball hit back to the mound by the Mets’ Curtis Granderson in the sixth inning of Game 3 of the World Series.

Morales didn’t get an out in that key moment on Friday in New York, and it helped break open the game.

Old friend Joe Posnanski summed up the play very well:

Here is what others were saying about that play:

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