Daniel Murphy hit a home run so hard that he branded his name into the ball
Before the Mets' 3-1 NLDS Game 1 victory over the Dodgers on Friday night, Lucas Duda showed off some sign-breaking power with a BP home run. But during the actual game, in the fourth inning specifically, Daniel Murphy may have one-upped his teammate -- hitting a home run very, very hard:
Like, ouch, if baseballs could scream, that baseball would be screaming really loud:
You know how we know? This is how we know:
Yep, that is "Daniel" from Daniel Murphy's bat branded into the baseball. Statcast estimated the exit velocity at 105 mph. The amount of Murphys per hour unfortunately could not be measured.