No sooner had the ball boomed off Yoshi Tsutsugo's bat, a three-run, ninth-inning blast that cleared the Clemente Wall seating section and instantly, incredibly catapulted the Pirates past the Cardinals, 4-3 ... than this singular thought passed through one sorry skull way up in the press box: What's the point?
Yeah, I know. But hear me out.
Wait, no, let's first hear Tsutsugo out. As in the boom itself:
Those were Derek Shelton's first two words upon sitting down for his postgame access, and they don't do the moment justice.