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Whatever happened to triples? If Pittsburgh Pirates DH Daniel Vogelbach can hit one, anyone can!

The biggest news Tuesday wasn't the Houston Astros hitting five home runs in one inning off Nathan Eovaldi, or even the Boston Red Sox fan sitting in the Green Monster seats who caught two of those home runs.

No, the biggest news: Daniel Vogelbach hit a triple.

Let's get this out of the way first: The Pittsburgh Pirates designated hitter is not the slowest player in major league history. That's probably Ernie Lombardi, who possessed a legendary lack of speed. "Ernie Lombardi was a huge man, with huge, oak-trunk legs and huge feet and huge hands and a promontory with nostrils that protruded from a lumpy face," Bill James once wrote of the Hall of Fame catcher.