Reds' Minor League Pitcher Hits Batter, Catcher and Umpire All on Same Pitch

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistJuly 29, 2014

via Louisville Bats

Now this is impressive.

Curtis Partch, a pitcher for the Louisville Bats (the Triple-A affiliates of the Cincinnati Reds), managed to hit the batter, the catcher and the home plate umpire all on one pitch Monday night.

Partch has a high-90s fastball, so there's a good chance this one stung a little bit. Unfortunately for catcher Tucker Barnhart and umpire David Soucy, the batter was the only one who got to take a base on the play.

The unusual play led to this reaction from the Bats:

The old saying about baseball really is true: You truly never know what you will see when you go to the ballpark on any given night.

[Louisville Bats, h/t The Score]


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