GIF: Daniel Murphy hits ball through Busch Stadium wall
Ground-rule doubles usually hop over the outfield fence. On Thursday, Daniel Murphy hit one right through the fence.
Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy went 6 for 12 during the first three games of the team's four-game series against the Cardinals, so he's pretty locked in. So locked in, in fact, he hit a ball right through a small crack in the Busch Stadium outfield wall on Thursday afternoon for a ground-rule double:
Here's another angle:
I'm not sure Murphy -- or anyone for that matter -- could throw a ball through that crack from like, 10 feet away. He should go buy some lottery tickets tonight. When you're hot, you're hot.