A bizarre play baffled everyone during the Pirates-Phillies game as pitcher Yunior Marte's pitch struck catcher J.T. Realmuto, allowing a runner to score, while the batter, Ke’Bryan Hayes, confused by the play, was eventually thrown out at first base.

By the Numbers
  • Phillies vs. Pirates MLB game on April 12, 2024
  • Pirates won 5-2
Yes, But

The play raised questions about scoring and confusion among players on the field.

State of Play
  • Pirates won the game 5-2 after the bizarre play
  • Scoring confusion led to discussions among announcers and MLB officials
  • Realmuto stayed in the game despite being struck by the pitch
Bottom Line

A strange sequence in the game left many perplexed but ultimately ended with the Pirates emerging victorious, with lingering discussions on the play's scoring.