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VIDEO: Mets Turn Triple Play Against Dodgers

What makes it so outrageous is that the Dodgers trailed by five runs at the time

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    Charley Steiner, play by play announcer for the Dodgers, is living out his childhood dream. The National Radio Hall of Famer provides an inside look into his daily routine at Dodger Stadium on this edition of The Voice. Originally aired on Going Roggin August 16, 2014. (Published Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014)

    In the sixth inning of Sunday’s game against the Mets, Matt Kemp hit a routine double-play grounder to the shortstop with runners on first and second and no outs.

    The play should’ve ended once Kemp was thrown out at first, with the Dodgers having a runner on third with two out. 

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    That’s the outcome 99.9 percent of the time.

    However, the 0.1 percent variable in this scenario is Yasiel Puig.

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    He was the runner on second base when Kemp hit the grounder and because he’s not normal, Puig thought he could score from second base.

    He didn’t. He wasn’t even close.

    So, a benign 5-4-3 double-play turned into a 5-4-3-2 triple-play, and another "what-in-the-world-was-Puig-thinking" moment. 

    Lorenzo Bundy’s only in the video for a couple of seconds but the reaction from the Dodgers third-base coach is classic. It's the type a dad gives when his kid misspells a word during their fifth-grade spelling bee.

    Next time instead of giving the stop sign to Puig, Bundy might just put up a brick wall to stop him. 

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