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Morse commits first error since 2005

Posted on: July 1, 2011 7:58 pm
Edited on: July 1, 2011 8:40 pm
By Matt Snyder

Michael Morse of the Nationals is one of the better stories of this 2011 baseball season and is probably headed to his first All-Star Game, but it's mostly because of his bat. He came into Friday hitting .300 with 15 homers, 46 RBI and a .900 OPS. He's not known for his defense, but he went an awful long time without making an error, that's for sure. Friday night, Morse made a throwing error from right field. It was his first major-league error in nearly six years. His last error was Aug. 15, 2005 (Mark Zuckerman via Twitter).

Granted, he hasn't been a full-time player and his range doesn't put him up there with the best defenders in the game, but that errorless streak spanned 212 games and five positions. That's pretty impressive.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 5, 2011 11:34 am

Morse commits first error since 2005

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Since: Jan 16, 2010
Posted on: July 1, 2011 11:18 pm

Morse commits first error since 2005

The guy is going to be a star if he is given a chance to play on a daily basis.

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