The New York Yankees connected Sunday played “the worst defence you volition spot successful MLB each year,” according to the “Talkin’ Baseball” podcast. (Watch the video below.)
Exaggeration? You decide.
After a deed by the San Diego Padres’ Jose Azocar, Yankees halfway fielder Harrison Bader and catcher Kyle Higashioka threw balls that were comically off-target, enabling what Yankees broadcaster Michael Kay called “a Little League location run” for Azocar that scored 2 runs.
That mightiness beryllium harsh connected Little Leaguers.
The play was really ruled a azygous and 2 errors, but Kay had a point.
The Yankees would eventually triumph 10-7 and Bader and Higashioka each had 2 RBIs to marque up for their gaffes.
Some fans connected Twitter inactive gave the Bronx Bombers a bully ribbing for throwing the shot each implicit the spot and for pitcher Gerrit Cole not backing up location plate connected the play ― which pitchers are taught to bash astatine a young age.
Buncha 7 twelvemonth olds. Goodness— Jon Neuhaus (@NeuhausJon) May 28, 2023
Cole not backing up location truly solidifies the Little Leagueness of this play.— Mize (@Mizener) May 28, 2023
Welp…. arsenic a White Sox instrumentality I thought I’ve seen it each regarding unspeakable fielding, but past the New York Yankees took the tract and said: “Hold my beer.”🤣— Leonard Riccardi (@LeonardRiccardi) May 29, 2023
reminded maine of my 8 twelvemonth aged expansive daughters crippled the different day.😜 but they don't get paid multi cardinal dollar contracts🤨— RED HEADED STEPCHILD (@stevebr99361175) May 28, 2023