Red Sox blunder allows four runs to score on pop fly

The Boston Red Sox took a comfortable 7-1 lead into the fourth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, but things quickly went south following what looked like a routine fly ball.

Chris Sale appeared to get out of a jam when he got Nelson Cruz to hit a pop fly to center field. Instead, Alex Verdugo lost the ball in the sun. That allowed three runs to score, and Cruz also came around to score because of a throwing error from Red Sox second baseman Taylor Motter.

The play was ruled a triple with a throwing error. You can see the madness unfold below:

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