Whatever happened, it sure made for a odd situation at Busch Stadium. Amid a raucous celebration inside the visiting clubhouse after a 6-4 win, Schwarber heard someone yell out: "You made it past Game 3!"
The Cubs went on to win 6-4 on Kyle Schwarber's three-run home run in the seventh, moments after Molina's mishap.
Szczur, pinch-hitting for pitcher John Lackey, swung and missed at strike three from Brett Cecil, but the ball hit the ground before reaching Molina, so the outfielder took off for first base.
It's possible that some loose threads on Molina's chest protector got tangled up with the stitches on the baseball. I can see CJ becoming Joe's principal setup man by the end of this season. "It was definitely Velcro-ed to his chest".
As Molina frantically looked for the ball, Szczur headed toward first base.
What was Cecil's explanation? "That's all I can tell you".
As Molina frantically looked for the ball, Szczur headed toward first base.
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny, a former catcher himself, couldn't explain it a day later. "I wouldn't know anything about sticky stuff".
Catchers sometimes dab pine tar on their shin guards to help give them a better grip on throws.
Gambler tied to Phil Mickelson convicted of insider trading
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Davis, who was Walters's friend, business partner and golfing pal of more than 20 years, was the government's star witness.
Molina was the victim of one of these weird bloopers recently.
He became a World Series hero by returning early to start four road games as the Cubs' designated hitter against Cleveland.
The Cubs were able to scratch a run across in the fifth inning on a Jon Jay single scoring Jason Heyward. Dan Altavilla (1-0) pitched a scoreless eighth for the win and Edwin Diaz struck out two in a ideal ninth for his first save.
Toronto didn't homer in losing both games during a season-opening series at Baltimore.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis tied it in the seventh with a solo homer off reliever Adam Ottavino. After dropping their first nine games last season on the way to a major league-most 103 losses, the Twins are 3-0 for the first time since 2007.
NEW YORK - Matt Harvey tossed 6 2/3 strong innings in his first regular-season start since undergoing surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome, and New York beat Atlanta.
While the incident may have been amusing, it opened the door to the Cubs taking the lead. The Royals were outscored 14-0 in the seventh inning in the series.
The Cubs tacked on an insurance run when Kris Bryant walked - the first time he'd been on base this year - and that was followed by a single by Anthony Rizzo sending Bryant to third.
Those of you who don't own a voice remote can also use Alexa, but only with the help of the Fire TV app for Android devices. It features a new quad-core processor that makes it 30 percent faster than the previous version, according to the company.
With three more ties in the final minutes, a Valanciunas hook shot followed by a DeRozan jump shot gave Toronto a four-point lead. Cory Joseph knocked down two consecutive threes to cut the Raptors' deficit to 50-39 with 2:41 left in the second quarter.
Bond strategists expected the minutes from the Federal Reserve's March meeting , released Wednesday at 2 p.m. With improving economic conditions, the Fed increased interest rates by 25 basis points on March 15.
Subs: Adlene Guedioura (for Husband, 59) 6, Patrick Bamford (for Negredo, 71) 6, Cristhian Stuani (for Gestede, 81) 6. Silva retained the side which finished the game on Saturday keeping two wingers and two strikers up front.
The company may have initially made its name with the Taser device, but the move towards body cameras has been a lucrative one. Axon invites all providers of body cameras to join in this effort and provide free trial equipment for public safety agencies.
The device features a refined camera experience with the signature Best Shot software, beautification mode, and professional mode. For connectivity , this phone offers options of 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, Global Positioning System etc.
At first it seemed Klopp might not fancy him but during the second half of last season it appeared he'd become the golden boy. Despite the fact that Joshua King was surrounded by red shirts, the Bournemouth midfielder still managed to get his shot off.
Abdullah is contesting from the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency as a candidate for the NC-Congress alliance in Jammu and Kashmir. I want to tell Modi saheb that tourism is our life no doubt about that, but a stone-pelter has nothing to do with tourism.
She incurred a two-shot penalty for the breach and another two-shot penalty for returning an incorrect scorecard. Thompson was visibly shaken when the ruling dropped her from 16 under to 12 under and one shot off the lead.
Since 2004 sever branches and chapters of the organization were banned and shut down in various regions of Russian Federation . Russian officials raided the group's national headquarters in February and confiscated a reported 70,000 documents.
Separately, the company revealed that it is releasing two upgraded configurations of the Mac Pro this week in the meanwhile. Even when it launched, the Mac Pro wasn't as powerful as it could have been.
The entity that remains of Yahoo after the deal closes is also getting a new name, Altaba Inc., the company said in March. A rep for Yahoo declined to comment beyond a statement from Mayer when the Verizon deal was first announced a year ago .
South Korea Test Fires 800 Kilometre-Range Missile
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff issued a similar assessment, saying the missile flew about 60 kilometers (37 miles). South Korea and the USA confirm North Korea launched a single ballistic missile at a facility near Sinpo at 6:42 a.m.
McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid
Several high-profile Utah Republicans have been touted as potential challengers for Hatch in 2018, including form Republican Gov. Jon Huntsman of Utah, Sutherland Institute president Boyd Matheson, World Trade Center Utah CEO Derek Miller and Republican Rep.
Michigan boy, 11, hangs himself after social media prank
She said she hopes the devastating incident sends the message that parents have to be aware of the dark side of social media. Goss says the accused girl was Tysen's girlfriend, who allegedly faked her own suicide on various social media sites.
100 years ago, US entered World War I
After the offer became public, the USA declared war. "Conflicts such as the Balkan wars increased tensions, and it kept building". Next, on February 1, Germany resumed unrestricted submarine warfare, sinking merchant ships without warning in worldwide waters.
Judge plans to block abortion-restricting abortion rules
The financially rich Planned Parenthood could have solved the problem by installing sonogram equipment at its satellite centers. The Planned Parenthood clinic on Fairfield Street is among those faced with a possible loss of federal funding.
Sensex slips 47 points as RBI holds policy rate
Around 3 PM, BSE Sensex traded lower by 82 points, or 0.27%, to 29,892, while the Nifty 50 falls 28 points, or 0.31%, to 9,237. The central bank also raised the growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.4% from 6.7% in 2016-17.
McConnell starts clock on Neil Gorsuch nuclear showdown
Some were already predicting that they would end up eliminating the 60-vote requirement for legislation, as well as nominations. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's motion would lead to a vote , due on Thursday, to try to end the filibuster against Gorsuch.
Honda sales fall just under 1 percent as Acura struggles
Average March transaction pricing in March increased by $1,800, boosted by a $2,500 increase in average F-Series transactions. Also, EVP Karl-Thomas Neumann sold 1,379 shares of General Motors Company stock in a transaction on Monday, February 13th.