The picture above explains it all.
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (8-10) took on the Detroit Tigers (9-6) in the final game of the three game road series. The next time these two teams will meet up will be on Thursday July 24. But today, something strange and bizarre happened with Ian Kinsler on base during the bottom of the first inning.
Now Angels catcher Hank Conger attempted to throw out Kinsler who took off for second even though the 3-2 pitch delivered by starter Hector Santiago was low which resulted in a walk. Conger sent the throw to second into center field, which allowed Kinsler to make his way to third.
Center fielder Mike Trout or right fielder Brennan Boesch ran up to field the ball and throw it to the cut-off man. Not only was the cut-off man missed, but starting pitcher Santiago hurried a throw to catcher Conger with Kinsler running full speed towards home plate.
The ball went wide, just missing the glove of Conger which allowed Ian Kinsler to score to tie the ball game at one a piece during the bottom of the first inning.
Here’s a look at this defensive play by the Angels: