Aaron Hicks' double rolled through an open bullpen door -- and Michael Conforto wound up on the other side
There are things you expect to see in a baseball game, and then there are things you don't. A lot of what happens on the field in a given game falls under "standard baseball moment" territory.
It's this familiarity with the actual, physical on-field sequences that make the odd or unexpected that much more amusing and entertaining. Take, for example, what happened in the first inning of the Yankees' 4-3 win over the Mets at Citi Field.
Aaron Hicks laced a line drive to right-center, splitting outfielders Michael Conforto and Jay Bruce and rolling straight through an open bullpen door. Conforto's momentum carried him through that same door, creating quite a scene:
Do we live in a barn?! pic.twitter.com/EFeCsDjAwc- MLB (@MLB) June 9, 2018
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That was the end of the Mets' temporary open-door policy in right-center field, for sure.