Jeter Downs knew right away the ball he hit would be a goner.
And it’s easy to see why.
The Worcester Red Sox were tied 2-2 against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs when he drove a 1-1 pitch to the moon.
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In all reality, the ball hit the windshield of the pickup truck that’s parked under the video board at Polar Park.
The 22-year-old Downs, who was part of the Mookie Betts deal in 2020, was batting .224 with 12 RBIs and eight stolen bases coming into Thursday’s game.