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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.
Left fielder Marcell Ozuna not only lost a fly ball in the Miami twilight because of it, a misplay that preceded the Braves’ first two runs, but likely denied him a two-run homer because of it, as well.
The first came on Monday, when a eerily similar misplay allowed Lorenzo Cain to sprint around the bases.
Travis was cut down going to third on a great stop and throw by Lindor on a grounder by Darw Barney so Diaz's misplay did no damage.
But both were involved in misplays Tuesday that added to the list of defensive lapses this season during a 10-4 loss to the Rockies in the first game of a doubleheader.
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: a mistake made by a person who is playing a sport (such as baseball or tennis)
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