Trevor Story struck out trying to avoid a pitch, and you've never seen a strikeout as weird as this one
There's nothing unusual about a batter striking out. Everybody does it -- you're not going to go up to the plate and crack base hits every time.
Because of the routine nature of most strikeouts, it takes a special something or a unique circumstance to really make you do a double take or sit there blinking in disbelief at what you just saw.
With that lead-in, here's the Rockies'
It's not everyday you see a guy strikeout on accident. pic.twitter.com/DK8oJNwcXh— Official Vlad Jr. Fan Account (@Cut4) April 27, 2019
Uh, what? OK. That is a thing that happened, I suppose. I saw it with my own eyes, but ... it's weird, man. It's really weird.
That odd strikeout aside, Story had a pretty good game otherwise, so no big deal in the end.
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