VIDEO: Mets turn triple play thanks to Yasiel Puig's baserunning gaffe
The Mets turned a triple play Sunday, thanks in part to Yasiel Puig trying to score from second on a double play ball. Here it is.
Already leading the Dodgers, 7-2, in the sixth inning Sunday, the Mets erased two baserunners and the batter, Matt Kemp, on a triple play. It was a routine double-play ball, but when Yasiel Puig tried to score from second, he was easily thrown out at home. Here it is:
I have no idea what Puig was doing and/or thinking there -- especially with the Dodgers trailing by five runs. It's good sometimes to be aggressive, but uncontrolled aggression can get baserunners into trouble.
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