Los Angeles Angels 1B Justin Bour has an journey on the bases towards the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Area on Saturday afternoon.
What started as a routine single to proper area was a play Los Angeles Angels first baseman Justin Bour gained’t need to watch over once more.
Bour, batting with two outs within the high of the primary inning through the Angels’ recreation towards the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Area on Saturday afternoon, singled to proper off Kyle Hendricks. However he took too huge of a flip at first, and Cubs proper fielder Ben Zobrist threw to the bottom making an attempt to catch him straying too far. That’s when issues received bizarre.
Zobrist’s throw hit Bour within the shoe and rolled away towards the Angels dugout. Bour took off for second whereas catcher Willson Contreras went to retrieve the ball in foul territory. Contreras threw to shortstop Javier Baez, who tagged Bour as he slid into the bottom. Bour gave the impression to be out, however umpire Ron Kulpa known as him secure.
Bour, although, assumed he was out and began strolling again to the dugout, permitting Baez to tag him out. The inning got here to an finish on simply your regular 9-2-6 putout.
Getting a success isn’t one thing Bour has completed loads of this season. He’s batting simply .154 after signing with the Angels as a free agent in December. The 30-year-old cut up final season between the Miami Marlins and Philadelphia Phillies, hitting .227 with 20 dwelling runs. In 518 profession video games, he’s hitting .258 with 85 dwelling runs and 282 RBI.
The Angels, taking part in with out injured heart fielder Mike Trout, are 7-7 this season and in fourth place within the AL West. That they had gained six video games in a row earlier than shedding to the Cubs within the first of their three-game collection on Friday. The Cubs entered play on Saturday 5-8.
The Angels would go on to attain three runs within the second inning and presently lead 3-Zero within the backside of the second.