ABL outfielder does Wile E. Coyote impression, crashes through outfield wall
The Royals are still basking in their 2015 World Series victory, and the Mariners and Rays started MLB's hot stove period with a six-player swap on Thursday, but this is baseball. There is no offseason. So, here's a clip of an Australian Baseball League outfielder running through a wall while trying to make a catch.
That's Marc Wik, whom the Astros drafted in the 21st round of the 2012 MLB Draft. In 2015, Wik hit .266 and drew 51 walks for the Lancaster JetHawks of the California League before the 'Stros assigned him to the Adelaide Bite in Australia for the winter. He was patrolling center field for the Bite when a Melbourne Aces batter launched a ball deep to center.
Wik crashed through the wall, but wasn't able to make the catch. He made up for it with a fine day at the plate, though, going 1-for-1 and drawing two walks in a 6-4 Bite win.