Chicago Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber is known for his prodigious power, but it was a softly-hit double that stood out for the slugger on Saturday against the White Sox.
Schwarber, batting in the lead-off spot for the Cubs, came up in a big situation, as the bases were loaded with nobody out in the fifth inning. With White Sox starter Lucas Giolito struggling, Schwarber offered at a pitch out over the plate, and what followed was a hit so strange that even the outfielder himself didn't realize at first that he'd registered a hit:
According to Amazon Web Services, the ball came off of Schwarber's bat at just under 57 mph, and it was good enough to score two runs. Schwarber would later score after Giolito had been chased from the game, with the Sox starter struggling for a second consecutive outing against the Cubs.
The Cubs ultimately scored five runs in the inning, and that was enough as they beat the Sox 6-3.