WATCH: Cardinals avenue flips bat, rounds bases for relegation originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
The St. Louis Cardinals prospect made one of the most memorable outings you’ll ever see on a Thursday night.
During a Triple-A bout between the Gwinnett Stripers and the Memphis Redbirds, Memphis third baseman Delvin Perez hit hard left field in the sixth inning. The former first-round pick hit the ball so hard that he only glanced at it before festively flicking the bat and starting a home run.
However, as Pérez circled the bases, the ball hit the left fielder’s waiting glove on the warning lane for an out. The play entered the statistics