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Chicago is aptly named “The Windy Metropolis,” and in baseball we usually hear concerning the howling winds at Wrigley Subject, the place a day the place it blows out can result in tons of dwelling runs, and days it blows in can result in a pitcher’s paradise.
The wind nonetheless blows on the Southside, too, and the White Sox took benefit of a blustery Thursday afternoon with one of many funniest sequences you’ll see all 12 months in Main League Baseball. With two outs within the backside of the fifth inning, the White Sox trailed 2-0 when Adam Engel skied a ball straight up within the air, inflicting chaos for the Mariners infield who moved forwards and backwards attempting to trace it within the wind, finally resulting in a drop by the catcher and Engel reaching second on the error.
The very subsequent batter was Jake Burger, who likewise despatched a baseball straight up within the air and had the wind drive the ball from straight over the pitcher’s mound to out by shortstop, the place it was dropped once more as Engel calmly rounded the bases and scored.
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It’s a hilarious approach to rating a run, as the 2 pop-ups couldn’t have traveled way more than 100 mixed toes however they managed to fabricate a run out of simply these two swings to chop the Seattle lead in half.