When Dustin Pedroia doubled in the bottom of the third inning, I noticed something odd.
Look towards the ump's chest plate below. (Click to enlarge)
See that little poof of dust/chalk/smoke?
It has dissipated slightly in the one below:
And it's gone in this screen shot:
Maybe it's just because little Dusty hits the ball so squarely, but I can't remember ever seeing that before. Perhaps Joba was hitting the rosin bag especially hard? I don't know.
Just thought it was worth pointing out.
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