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Sam Richmond | NCAA.com | April 30, 2016

College baseball: Nebraska pulls off crazy double play after grounder hits pitcher's elbow

Sometimes you need a little luck in sports, and the Nebraska baseball team certainly got its fair share of good fortune during its series finale with Rutgers on Saturday.

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With their 7-0 lead over the Scarlet Knights in jeopardy, the Cornhuskers pulled off one of the craziest defensive plays you'll ever see.

Rutgers outfielder Mike Martinez hit a sharp ground ball that seemed destined to score two, but Nebraska pitcher Jake Meyers deflected the ball with his elbow directly to his second baseman, Jake Schleppenbach, leading to an inning-ending double play.

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A tough break for Rutgers, but a remarkable play from Nebraska and one that proved to be a huge play in the game.

 

 

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