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Todd Frazier Hit Into An Uber Rare Run-Scoring Triple Play In First At-Bat With Yankees

Yankee player Todd Frazier up at bat.

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Todd Frazier's first at-bat as a Yankee was an incredibly bizarre one.

Frazier was acquired, along with relievers Tommy Kahnle and David Robertson, last week in a deal with the Chicago White Sox.

In return, New York sent former first-round pick Blake Rutherford, as well as Ian Clarkin, Tito Polo, and Tyler Clippard to Chicago.

Frazier had his first at-bat with the Yankees today against his former team the Cincinnati Reds, and did something that hadn't been done in the majors in over a decade: he hit into a run-scoring triple play.

Seriously.

https://twitter.com/watchstadium/status/889994255023849472

According to Baseball Uncorked's Jim Passon, with some help from Baseball Reference, this is just the seventh run-scoring triple play in MLB history.

Baseball is amazing in that, even with 30 teams playing 162 regular season games a year, and countless other games being played at other levels, you still discover new things like this. I certainly had never seen one of these plays before.

[The Comeback]