Four-time Gold Glove first baseman Eric Hosmer charged in, called off the other infielders, and camped out to catch an inning-ending popup.
Before the ball even hit the ground, he knew he'd screwed up.
Hosmer overran the towering popup, allowing the ball to fall without being touched and giving the Houston Astros a bizarre 1-0 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday.
"Just overran it," Hosmer said. "I put my head down trying to make up some ground. By the time I looked up, it was past me. It's on me."
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