Yasiel Puig only needed one hand to hit a huge ninth-inning homer in World Series Game 5
For a moment, it seemed like World Series Game 5 was set. After a wild affair, the Astros carried a 12-9 lead into the ninth inning, just three outs away from bringing a 3-2 lead to Los Angeles.
However, the Dodgers' offense wasn't done yet. Cody Bellinger drew a leadoff walk against Chris Devenski, and after Logan Forsythe fanned, Yasiel Puig stepped to the plate. It had been a quiet series for Puig, having been held to just two hits through the better part of five games.
So, Puig apparently went for another strategy on Devenski's 1-2 pitch -- what if he only used one hand on the swing?
The result? Somehow, a two-run homer into the Crawford Boxes.
Suddenly, it was a 12-11 game, and just a couple batters later, Chris Taylor struck the game-tying blow with a smash up the middle to make it 12-12.
Although the Dodgers would fall, 13-12, the back-and-forth battle was forced to extra innings, and it was partially because of a crazy one-handed homer from the man Vin Scully once called the "Wild Horse."
Tune in to Game 6 of the World Series presented by YouTube TV on Tuesday, 8 p.m. ET on FOX.