A freak pie mishap once ended a baseball player’s season

On July 25th, 2010, the Florida Marlins hosted the Atlanta Braves. The game went into extras, and in the bottom of the 10th reigning NL Rookie of the Year Chris Coghlan lined a single into left field.

Compared to his 2009, in which he hit an incredible .321/.390/.460, Coghlan was having a down year. But that was ok. There was plenty of time to turn things around. The Marlins trusted the versatile sophomore, leaving him in the leadoff spot despite his struggles. A few good games and he’d be right out of his slump.

But as it turned out, that single would be his last contribution of the year.

→ Continue reading at SB Nation

Similar Articles

Advertisment

Most Popular

‘Soul,’ ‘Blizzard of Souls’ Scores and ‘Eurovision’ Song Win Top Awards From Society of Composers and Lyricists

It was definitely an evening of “soul” at the second annual Society of Composers & Lyricists Awards, as the Pixar film “Soul” and the...

Celtics Try to Reset Their Championship Aspirations

Injuries have led Boston to start 13 different players this season. But things may be turning around.March 3, 2021Updated 12:00 p.m. ETBOSTON — At...

What’s Coming to Disney Plus in March 2021

Disney Plus kicks off March with the release of the highly anticipated finale of “WandaVision” on March 5. Not to worry— that won’t be...