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video, teams

The teams in the video are not relevant, only the play that happens in each clip. Before you get much further you'll need to notice something about the answers.


These are some funky answers, don't you think? Maybe they were chosen for something other than their meaning...

If you're having a hard time coming up with what they have in common, try looking at the flavor text again.

answers, large

The words "hard time on the diamond" hint at what the answers might have in common. There are nine answers, and they have some unusual letters...

answers, giveaway

As the "hard time on the diamond" flavor hints, each answer is the anagram of a rock on the Mohs hardness scale, with a few extra letters.

rocks, mohs

The rocks you've found are numbered from 1 to 9. Is there anything else in the puzzle numbered that way?

rocks, mohs, big

In Baseball, each position has a number from one to nine. Those numbers are relevant here.


You have four extra letters for each answer. Is there anything else in the puzzle that there are four of?


There's a second piece of data to extract from each videoclip, but it's not not the position of the fielder who makes the out.

The ⊥IW baseball team has been having a hard time on the diamond lately. What do they need to get them playing at full strength again?