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BAMAPHIN 22
05-17-2009, 09:45 PM
An error on the Tampa Bay Rays' official lineup card forced starting pitcher Andy Sonnanstine to bat in Sunday's game against Cleveland.

The Rays listed Ben Zobrist and Evan Longoria as the third baseman on the card given to the umpires before the start of the game. Longoria was supposed to be the designated hitter.


"Designated hitter has to be designated on the lineup card and he wasn't," umpire crew chief Tim McClelland said. "That was just a mis-write, so to speak. That's how we interpreted it."


http://www.ajc.com/sports/content/shared-gen/ap/General_Baseball_News/BBA_Rays_Lineup_Error.html

CedarPhin
05-17-2009, 10:00 PM
Ended up getting a double and an RBI out of it as well.

Bumpus
05-17-2009, 10:21 PM
BooHoo. The pitcher had to bat.

SpaceMountain16
05-20-2009, 05:16 AM
Better than Pat Burrell.