Rays' Wil Myers Hits 3-Run Inside-the-Park Home Run Despite Jogging to 1st Base

AP Images
Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistMay 4, 2014

Most inside-the-park home runs require a bit of luck and a lot of hustle. Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Wil Myers got more than enough luck to make up for a lack of hustle out of the batter's box during the third inning against the New York Yankees on Sunday.

Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury jumped into the wall while trying to catch a shot off the bat of Myers, but the ball hit the wall and rolled away from him. At that point, Myers went from jogging to busting it around the bases. By the time right fielder Carlos Beltran got to the ball, the Yankees had very little chance of throwing Myers out:

Despite not running out of the box, Myers was able to cruise his way to a three-run inside-the-park home run. 

There's just something about playing the Yankees that Myers likes:

[, SportsCenter]

Where can I comment?

Stay on your game

Latest news, insights, and forecasts on your teams across leagues.

Choose Teams
Get it on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Real-time news for your teams right on your mobile device.

Copyright © 2017 Bleacher Report, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. is part of Bleacher Report – Turner Sports Network, part of the Turner Sports and Entertainment Network. Certain photos copyright © 2017 Getty Images. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of Getty Images is strictly prohibited. AdChoices