Originally written on Holdout Sports  |  Last updated 7/13/12
Boston Red Sox first baseman Mauro Gomez was charged with an error in Friday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays when a throw from third base went through the webbing of his glove.



It happened in the bottom of the first inning on a grounder to third by Rays batter B.J. Upton. The throw from third baseman Will Middlebrooks was a bit low, but Gomez would have made the play without the glove malfunction.

Fortunately the Rays did not score in the inning, so the defective glove did not hurt the Red Sox, but the equipment manager will probably be busy this weekend checking the gloves of all the players. The Red Sox are dealing with enough issues this season without having to worry about their gloves falling apart.

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