Eric Sogard

Anderson sharp, Brewers get help on odd play, beat Mets 2-1

NEW YORK — So much has gone right for Eric Sogard and the Milwaukee Brewers this season, they naturally thought they'd caught yet another break on a bizarre play.

A bat boy bumping into a third baseman? Who's ever seen that?

"Not me, obviously," Sogard said Thursday after the surprise NL Central leaders beat the New York Mets 2-1.

The Brewers didn't benefit for long, at least not this time.

Given a second chance with the bases loaded when Mets infielder Wilmer Flores got tangled with the bat boy on a foul popup, Sogard grounded into an inning-ending double play.

"I guess you can say the ball never lies," Sogard said. "I was going...

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