There's just no real way to describe what happened in the top of the ninth inning during Saturday's matchup between the Dodgers and Padres. The Dodgers were up one run with two outs and men on both second and third. And then all sorts of ridiculousness happened.
So we set the whole sequence to Yakety Sax.
That's a hell of a heads-up play by Everth Cabrera. As Kenley Jansen loses focus for a moment and stops paying attention to the runners, Cabrera breaks for home. Jansen tosses the ball all the way to the backstop, yet the umpire emphatically calls Cabrera out.
While all of that's happening, Will Venable is hustling from second -- the umpire is still kinda trying to figure out what's going on. Venable slides into home after A.J. Ellis struggles to find the ball and Jansen fails to cover home, and suddenly that one-run deficit is a one-run lead. And, of course, the Padres hung on for the win.
Baseball is pretty amazing when it gets all derpy, you guys.