The second time around we give each outfielder one chance to throw out
the guy out without the benefit of the cut-off man.
Rod Barajas laid down a sacrifice bunt but Morales had the presence of mind to throw out
the lead runner.
Virtually every catcher tries to throw out
the lead runner in this scenario.
La Mirada's Phillip Van Doren fielded the ball, turned and attempted to throw out
Camacho at third but was unsuccessful.
Only an excellent relay from Alex Cora to throw out
pinch-runner Craig Counsell at the plate in the eighth prevented the move from backfiring, but Gagne came through for his 52nd consecutive save this season as the Dodgers won 2-0 and closed to within 2 1/2 games of the Florida Marlins for the National League wild card.
Spiezio, an infielder in his day job, made a game attempt to throw out
Vidro, but he had little chance to get him with two outs.