Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 4/7/14

Oakland A’s pitcher Sonny Gray received an unexpected assist en route to picking up a 6-3 win against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. In the 6th inning, Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager ripped a line drive down the first base line that looked destined for extra bases. Miraculously, though, the ball hit the first base bag, bounced up in the air and landed in the glove of Gray, who tapped first base to assure the putout. Just like you draw it up. Gray left the game after the 6th inning, but his bullpen allowed just two hits over the final three frames to give Gray his first victory of the 2014 season. Check out a video of the wild play below. Your browser does not support iframes.Filed under: Darren Hartwell, MLB, Top Stories

This article first appeared on NESN.com and was syndicated with permission.

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