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Ibanez Jump Catch Surprisingly Doesn't Work, Giants 4-1

After what was absolutely strike three to Pat Burrell, Roy Halladay served up a bunny to him. The ball got to the warning track and Raul Ibanez tried to run it down. When he got to it, he jumped and tried to basket catch it in one of the most awkward looking pieces of fielding I’ve ever seen. It fell, allowing Aubrey Huff to score from first and putting Burrell at second. Nate Schierholtz pinch ran, and a Juan Uribe single up the middle plated him, making it 4-1 Giants.

If umpire Derryl Cousins, whose strike zone has been wildly inconsistent all night, had called the 0-2 pitch to Burrell a strike, the Phillies would be down 2-1 in the bottom of the sixth with less than 80 pitches from Halladay. Thanks, Derryl.