The Double-A New Britain Rock Cats, an affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, found themselves in the top of the fourth inning with runners in scoring position. Pitcher Brett Jacobson managed to force an inning-ending double play the next at-bat, an impressive feat considering there was only a force-out at first base. What really made the play impressive was that seven different position players handled the ball during the play.
The play, the result of an initial base-running mistake by the opposing Binghamton Mets, lasted more than 30 seconds. By comparison, a Dustin Pedroia double play generally takes a couple of seconds.
For those scoring at home, that's a 3-2-6-1-5-3-4-6-8 double play. That's right, the play ended when center fielder Joe Benson caught the final runner near second base.
To see the elaborate play, check out the video below.
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