David Murphy takes tumble in left field while making throw (Video)

Texas Rangers left fielder David Murphy had a bit of an embarrassing moment Saturday when he took a tumble while making a throw back into the field.



It happened in the bottom of the fifth inning with Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer up at the plate with one out and a runner on third base. Mauer hit a fly ball to short left field. Murphy caught the ball and threw it right away, but slipped as he threw the ball, which took a bounce before reaching the cutoff man.

However, the Twins runner did not make it home, so Murphy did his job, even though he may not have looked good doing it.

Video via MLB.com.
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