Found August 14, 2012 on Outside the Boxscore:


In the world of baseball, sometimes a lucky bounce can turn a horrible situation into something good for the defense.

During Monday night's Twins/Tigers affair, Detroit's Andy Dirks was at the plate in the fifth inning and appeared to have a base hit as he sent a screamer back towards the mound.

The ball would first be deflected by Twins pitcher Samuel Denudo with his glove and somehow, that deflection ended up in the glove of Minnesota second baseman Alex Casilla who turns an inning-ending double play:

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