Los Yankees tuvieron el turno para el bateador de los Rays Austin Meadows en la parte superior de la sexta entrada.. Meadows hizo estallar el balón en territorio foul. Urshela and catcher Gary Sanchez gave chase.
It appeared Sanchez was going to let the ball drop into the Rays dugout. But Urshela sprinted near the top of the dugout, caught the ball and dove onto the Rays’ bench. The umpire ruled that Urshela caught the ball in one of the most amazing plays of the year.
Urshela was limping when he exited the dugout. His catch drew a ton of reaction on social media.
The Yankees infielder came into the game hitting .269 con un .725 OPS and 14 jonrones. New York needed the out to get some momentum late in the game as it looks to wrap up an American League wild-card spot.
New York needed to win the game to avoid a potential tiebreaker for the playoff spot. The Yankees had been trying to clinch all weekend but were in danger of being swept by the American League East champion Rays.