The Boston Purple Sox have turned their first triple play in six years.
With runners at first and second within the fourth inning Tuesday night time, sluggish-footed St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina grounded sharply to Pink Sox rookie Rafael Devers at third base. He stepped on the bag and threw to second baseman Eduardo Nunez, who relayed to Mitch Moreland at first, the place Molina was out on an in depth play.
It was the primary triple play for Boston since Aug. sixteen, 2011, in Recreation 2 of a doubleheader towards Tampa Bay.
It additionally was the newest spotlight for Devers, who started the night time with six homers and 21 hits in sixteen video games since being referred to as as much as the majors final month. He added an RBI single within the first inning Tuesday.