Judging the Royals

June 8, 2014 6:17 PM

How Aaron Crow saved the game by backing up a base

It’s the kind of thing taken for granted, but doesn’t always happen. The throw to third baseman Mike Moustakas was high and Crow was there to catch the ball. If the ball had gone out of play or caromed off the dugout screen, Gardner would have scored. It’s easy for pitchers to mope after they get a pitch whacked and they sometimes forget to carry out their defensive assignments. Aaron went to where he was supposed to be and that saved a run and ultimately, a ballgame

Judging the Royals

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