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Rafael Devers had no idea how the ball he demolished hit the roof for a mere double

When Rafael Devers made contact with a pitch from Brad Peacock in the top of the second inning on Saturday, he immediately thought it was an easy homer. No one would blame him. The announcers thought it was long gone, as did seemingly everyone on the field.

Houston's home-field advantage had other ideas. The roof at Minute Maid Park was closed on Saturday, and Devers hit the ball at just the right launch angle that it soared high enough to somehow make contact:

Devers' drive caromed off the girder back into fair play, where Aledmys Diaz corraled it to hold him to a double.

Devers was baffled.

Devers would undoubtedly agree with that sentiment. That ball probably should have been a homer to put the Red Sox in front.

Instead, Devers ended up getting stranded at second base that inning, and despite a late rally, the Red Sox went on to lose on a walk-off single by Carlos Correa in the bottom of the ninth. Tough break.

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