The natural instinct for a pitcher on a grounder up the middle is to lunge for the ball with your glove, stop it with your foot, do anything to knock it down.
With the Angels leading, 7-6, Jepsen allowed a double to Danny Santana and walked Brian Dozier to open the seventh.
“In the past, I’ve gone after stuff, and as soon as you nick it, you look back and Howie or [shortstop
Jepsen was right. Second baseman
“Jepsen made great pitch, and you have to give him credit for letting the ball go through,” said center fielder