How’d he do that?
How’d he do that?
The Cardinals dominated the Brewers last night, allowing just one hit en route to a 3–0 victory that pushed them a half game ahead of the Cubs for the NL Central lead. Dakota Hudson’s 6 2/3 innings of no-hit ball was the most impressive performance of the night, but Paul DeJong’s sixth-inning home run was the most incredible.
DeJong blasted a 398-foot homer to leftfield off of Devin Williams that crashed smack dab in the middle of the “Big Mac Land” sign, knocking out the neon light of the M.
Even more incredibly, the ball came to rest inside the casing of the letter.
I can’t even begin to imagine how slim the odds of that happening are. Hitting the signage on the face of the upper deck is unlikely enough, but having the ball stick there like it’s in a display case is something else entirely. The ball was traveling 105 mph when it left the bat and somehow it didn’t bounce back out into the stands. The next time they have the Home Run Derby in St. Louis, that should be an automatic win—like catching the snitch in quidditch.
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