Watch: Jurickson Profar somehow turns routine pop-up into little league home run
Nothing went right for the Mariners in Friday’s game against the Rangers, and Jurickson Profar was a huge beneficiary of a major miscue by two of Seattle’s players.
It happened when the Rangers were enjoying a 6-0 victory in the fourth inning of the game, looking to add to it. Profar chased a fastball that was up in the zone and popped it up, for what looked to be an easy out. Fortunately for him, infielder Dee Gordon tried to track it down, and it initially appeared he was going to try to make the play, but he later backed off. That put outfielder Ben Gamel in a precarious position, as he slowed up a bit while running, thinking Gordon might have a better play on the ball. That miscommunication led to the ball dropping, as Gamel dove but could not make the catch, and Profar had himself a bloop double.
The play didn’t end there, though.
Gamel hurled the ball toward second base, but for some reason, he elected to fire the ball in there, which resulted in an errant throw. The ball rolled all the way into the dugout, and Profar was awarded two extra bases. He then jogged his way to home plate for a little league home run.
End of an Era: 22 Years of Sports Car Racing on FOX/SPEED
Monday October 15, 2018
Last weekend’s Motul Petit Le Mans marked the end of an era for sports car racing coverage on FOX Sports, and in its previous iterations, Speedvision and SPEED Channel, with the final race broadcast following a remarkable 22-year run. Led by executive producer Frank Wilson, who joined Speedvision in 1996, the network had been the […]
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Jurickson Profar has officially hit the weirdest home run of the 2018 season. pic.twitter.com/gDivm9iBcf
— Cut4 (@Cut4) September 22, 2018
Thanks to the Mariners’ poor defense, Profar was able to turn a likely out into a little league home run. It’s safe to say no one expected that to happen when the ball was popped up off his bat, especially not Mariners pitcher Roenis Elias.
Netflix Set to Produce Animated Musical Inspired By the Life of Wyclef Jean
Friday November 02, 2018
Netflix announced today that it is working with musical visionary Wyclef Jean on a CG animated feature film that reimagines his life story. Stampede, the recently launched entertainment media company from Greg Silverman, is partnering with the three-time Grammy Award-winning musician to produce the feature film, which will be written by Justin Marks (The Jungle […]
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