To err is human, but this is ridiculous

Instead of highlighting baseball's best, the playoffs have been a showcase for some colossal blunders.

Originally Published: October 7, 2003
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Can't anyone here play this game?

Baseball spends six months and plays 2,400 games to narrow the field to the eight best teams in the game, and then we reach October ... and suddenly everyone turns into the Detroit Tigers. The Giants made seven errors in four games. The Red Sox made five errors in five games. Bernie Williams spent the entire first round kicking the ball around in center field.

And Oakland? Well, the Athletics made five errors in the field and ran the bases as if they ...

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