Chris Taylor #3 of the Los Angeles Dodgers fields the ball against the Tampa Bay Rays during the seventh inning in Game One of the 2020 MLB World Series at Globe Life Field on October 20, 2020 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
The fielding blunder committed by Chris Taylor allowed the Tampa Bay Rays to pull victory from the jaws of defeat. Nationals fans have seen this before.
As happy as baseball fans can feel for Brett Phillips, they have to feel bad for Chris Taylor. Phillips, who has been with four organizations over the course of his career, and entered last night’s game with 68 career hits, delivered the most clutch knock of his baseball life in the most pressure packed spot possible.