Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 9/21/12
Sometimes, it's better to be lucky than good. Ichiro Suzuki has been a little bit of both lately, but it's hard to argue he was being "good" when he lightly tapped a grounder back to the mound off A's starter Jarrod Parker on Friday. Then, the "lucky" took over. The ball somehow found its way into Parker's jersey, and the right-hander was unable to grab it out in time to retire Ichiro at first. Check out the bizarre play in the video below. Your browser does not support iframes.

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

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