A ball bounced off the head of Reno's Zach Borenstein and over the wall for a homer
The Dodgers' Alex Verdugo might be their top-ranked position player in the farm system according to MLB Pipeline, but his numbers certainly got an assist during his game on Tuesday night with Oklahoma City. While batting in the eighth inning against
Fortunately for Verdugo, right fielder
... and promptly helped the ball over the fence with his head. It was a three-run homer.
This was no small deflection, either.
The announcers thought that the ball hit off his glove, but no glove could have sent a ball at least 15 feet farther on a mere bounce. It hit the back wall in the bullpen behind the fence!
Of course, Jose Canseco could sympathize:
There was a silver lining for Borenstein, though. Unlike the aftorementioned