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Lynn said a Korey Toomer misplay allowed Rams receiver Sammy Watkins to run free over the top (Goff didn’t see him).
Shortstop Miguel Rojas was charged with two errors while third baseman Derek Dietrich added one misplay of his own in the sixth-inning meltdown.
The Gallo home run and Robinson Chirinos double that followed – on a misplay by Nick Castellanos at third base – snapped Greene’s 16-inning scoreless streak.
In the bottom half, the Rockies took advantage of a misplay by new Mets shortstop Amed Rosario, a touted prospect making his major league debut.
El Salvador’s quick, intelligent counterattacking and some untimely American misplays made the game more uncomfortable than necessary.
There was one that landed where there was a defender, and, naturally, the Red Sox took advantage of the Gomez second-inning misplay.
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.
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Definition of misplay for English Language Learners
: a mistake made by a person who is playing a sport (such as baseball or tennis)
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