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El Salvador’s quick, intelligent counterattacking and some untimely American misplays made the game more uncomfortable than necessary.
His night included a flub in the early innings and a misplay in the right-field corner in the sixth inning.
The Rockies scored four more in a second inning that began to unravel with an inexcusable leadoff walk to Blackmon and Pence’s misplay in right field.
The second of those games featured the crazy-quilt inning of a half-dozen misplays and three official errors and saw Colon charged with only two earned runs, but still: He was gone after 2 1/3, having yielded seven hits and a walk.
Three batters later, Neil Walker, a former Pirate, hit a line drive to right field that flummoxed Gregory Polanco, who paused charging the ball, crouched and then dove late as Walker turned a likely third out into a triple on the misplay.
Souza followed an embarrassing misplay in right field with a towering solo shot to back Chris Archer's 11 strikeouts in Tampa Bay's 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.
The quick lead was costly for TCU, however, because Brown was hurt on the misplay at second base.
Schoop had trouble corralling a routine grounder that would have ended the first inning and the misplay led to three runs.
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: a mistake made by a person who is playing a sport (such as baseball or tennis)
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