The Rockies managed to sufficiently stumble and fumble their way around the diamond to allow three Brewers to score on a wild pitch in yesterday’s game. Ideally, for the full absurdity of the play to be appreciated, the video should be viewed at high speed with the Benny Hill theme for a soundtrack. Lacking the copyright clearance for either, we offer here the official MLB footage.
The pitcher at the center of the chaos was Christian Friedrich, who was just called up from the minors by the Rockies. He’s probably wishing he had stayed with Triple-A Colorado Springs a bit longer.
The Rockies complete defensive ineptitude brings to mind the capers of the similarly hapless Keystone Kops from almost a century ago.