St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguer Delvin Pérez didn’t hit a dwelling run within the sixth inning on Thursday. That was information to Delvin Perez.
Facing the Atlanta Braves-affiliated Gwinnett Stripers in Triple-A, Pérez crushed a ball to left subject that, on most nights, would normally be a dwelling run. It had the exit velocity, it had the cling time, it had the sound. Those watching had each cause to be shocked when wind knocked the ball fell into the glove of Stripers left-fielder Justyn-Henry Malloy.
Unfortunately, that group didn’t embody Pérez, whom the replay confirmed had stared on the ball for a few seconds earlier than concluding he had gone yard, flipped his bat and turned his head down to begin working the bases.
He did not appear to understand he was out till after he had rounded third base, when his dugout gave him the unhealthy information. Pérez stopped simply wanting dwelling plate earlier than elevating his arms in shock.
It has been a robust season total for Pérez, who made top-100 prospect lists again in 2017 after he was drafted, however has since struggled in his journey to the large leagues. The 23-year-old entered Thursday hitting .226/.319/.319 with 5 homers in 93 video games between Memphis and Double-A Springfield.