Sunday, March 7, 2010

Play at the Plate 7: Bobby Hughes vs. Tony Graffanino

1999 Upper Deck Bobby Hughes

July 19, 1998 Milwaukee Brewers @ Atlanta Braves 1:10 Start Time

It's the bottom of the 2nd inning, the score is tied 1-1. Jeff Juden is on the mound for the Brew Crew. Tony Graffanino hits a groundball single to left between Jeff Cirillo and Jose Valentin. John Smoltz lays down a sacrifice bunt toward third, moving Graffanino to second. Walt Weiss comes to the plate and hits a single to deep short and Graffanino, moving on contact goes to third and heads home without stopping. This is what happens next:

Tony Graffanino beats the throw and gives the Braves a 2-1 lead! John Smoltz and the Braves would go on to win the game 11-6.

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