Originally Posted by SBSoxFan
I didn't mean to ruin your morning. I used the Rowand reference precisely because, as you noted, posters here regularly trashed Rowand's fielding ability. Perhaps I should have teal-ed it.
For whatever reason (lost it in the lights), he did not take a "proper" route to the ball, and he ended up overrunning the ball, a ball that was very catchable. My opinion is somewhat biased, however, and I'm being overly judgmental because I will never ever give Detroit applause for anything.
He overran it, the video just showed me. Maybe it was hit so hard it was "knuckling" like liners sometimes do.
Rowand's only problem, to me, was breaking back sometimes on balls hit in front of him.