Re: Phillips' Boner (Fred Merkle)
Originally Posted by AtomicDumpling
Good Lord he got thrown out by 20 feet. Sandoval was standing there waiting for Brandon to slide into the tag. Posey had all day to throw him out and didn't even have to rush. Just a monumentally stupid baserunning mistake.
Hyperbole much? He was thrown out by about a second or two. Again, if the ball takes a different carom, that second elapses enough for Phillips to slide in safely.
Twenty feet is one of the biggest exaggerations I've ever seen on this board.
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