Three questions about the video above:
1. Is Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals, haunted?
3. Does MLB have a new strategic partnership with "Ghost Adventures" to come out and investigate baseballs vanishing?
No to all three? Oh. Well then. I guess we'll have to go with the boring explanation: Murphy's line drive to right field in Thursday's Mets-Cards game flew through a small gap between two pieces of the outfield wall.
It's quite a feat. Sort of like shooting a basket at those rigged carnival games, where the ball just barely fits through the hoop. Murphy probably couldn't have done that again if he tried.
Or if a giant teddy bear was on the line.
- Daniel Murphy