DETROIT -- It might be just another early game on the lengthy schedule, but the Tigers and Angels pulled off a play that will live in the highlight reels for a long time.
It all started with one out in the bottom of the first inning, the Tigers' Ian Kinsler on first and a 3-2 count to Miguel Cabrera. Kinsler broke for second on the full-count pitch, and Angels catcher Hank Conger fired to second base, not realizing home-plate umpire Brian Knight had called ball four.
That's when things started getting silly.
Conger's throw sailed into center field, allowing Kinsler to head for third. That should have been the end of it -- Cabrera was still getting his protective equipment off -- but center fielder Mike Trout flipped a routine throw back to the infield over second baseman Howie Kendick's head.
Kinsler, seeing the ball rolling toward the pitching mound, broke for the plate, and Cabrera started running to first. Angels pitcher Hector Santiago picked up the ball and spun to throw home, ...