December 5, 2022

St. Louis Cardinals minor league expertise Delvin Perez produced a magical second on Thursday night time… simply not the one he was anticipating! 

Up towards the Atlanta Braves’ Triple A affiliate, Gwinnett Stripers, Perez seemed to have smashed a homer to left discipline for his Memphis Redbirds. 

On any given day that will have been the outcome, nonetheless the howling wind in Memphis had different concepts. 

Delvin Perez, of the Memphis Redbirds, celebrated in model as he believed to have homered

The ball seemed destined to search out its dwelling over the outfield, till the wind inexplicably blew it into the glove of Stripers left-fielder Justyn-Henry Malloy. 

Moments after slaughtering the ball, Perez started to rejoice, flipping his bat as he jogged to first base. 

His lap of victory wasn’t performed there, elevating his hand in celebration after crossing second. 

After crossing second base, long after the ball was caught, Perez continued his celebrations

After crossing second base, lengthy after the ball was caught, Perez continued his celebrations

Only after utter bemusement from the opposing team did Perez realize he had hit a fly out

Solely after utter bemusement from the opposing crew did Perez understand he had hit a fly out

By the point he reached third base, cameras confirmed his teammates within the Redbirds dugout each in disbelief and glee at Perez’s blissful unawareness. 

As he jogged towards dwelling plate, Perez turned and the tough actuality of occasions slowly settled in. 

A wry smile appeared, quickly adopted by fingers upon his hand as he trudged into the Memphis dugout.

Some of Perez's Redbirds teammates looked on in astonishment, amusement and confusion

A few of Perez’s Redbirds teammates seemed on in astonishment, amusement and confusion

Regardless of his comedic error in judgement, Perez amused virtually everybody inside AutoZone Park, in downtown Memphis, with followers smiling and clapping his histrionics. 

It isn’t the primary untimely celebration now we have seen, however Perez could be very a lot at the moment king of the clubhouse. 

Contemplate this baseball’s reply to Nick Younger. 

The 23-year-old isn't the first to prematurely celebrate an athletic feat and he won't be the last

The 23-year-old isn’t the primary to prematurely rejoice an athletic feat and he received’t be the final