SOUTH BEND – He’s a man that the Cubs hope could have a simple time throwing out runners within the infield throughout his time with the franchise.
However for one night time, C.J. Wilson was bested by a seashore ball.
The participant for the South Bend Cubs – the Class A affiliate of the mother or father membership – noticed it come on the sector throughout their recreation with Lansing at 4 Winds Area on Monday. As a pleasant gesture, Wilson picked up the seashore ball and tried to throw it again to the fan who misplaced.
That proved to be a difficult proposition.
Throwing the ball into a gentle wind, Wilson struggled to throw it as much as the followers. He would attempt ten occasions in 50 seconds to throw the ball over the to no avail.
On the eleventh attempt, he lastly acquired it excessive sufficient for a fan on the fence to snag and finish the humorous ordeal for the outfielder.
All in all, it was a part of a forgettable night time for the Cubs who misplaced to Lansing eleven-5. Wilson went 1-for-four on the plate with a triple after going 1-for-eleven on his seashore ball throwing within the outfield.