Found April 14, 2012 on Sweater Punch:
PLAYERS: Josh TholeRA Dickey
TEAMS: New York Mets


Hey genius, you’re out!

New York Mets catcher and resident dumb@$$ Josh Thole made an epic mental blunder during the second inning of the team's match-up with the Phillies. After Thole reached base on an infield single, Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey successfully bunted the catcher over to second and into scoring position momentarily. Apparently as Josh was heading into second, Philadelphia shortstop, Jimmy Rollins, jokingly gestured to the baserunner that the ball went foul. The gullible Thole inexplicably turned around and headed back to first, only to be tagged out for the third out of the inning.

Congrats on making the bonehead play of the year Mr. Thole, you are now officially a Met! Surprisingly this play did not cost the Mets the victory, as they would go on to win 5-2.


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