World Series 2013: Matt Holliday hits solo home run in Game 5 (GIF)

Oct 28, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday (7) rounds the bases after hitting a home run against the Boston Red Sox during the fourth inning of game five of the MLB baseball World Series at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

After falling behind early to the Boston Red Sox, Matt Holliday did what he could do offensively to bring the St. Louis Cardinals back in Game 5 of the 2013 World Series with a home run in the fourth inning.

The bomb, which came off Red Sox ace Jon Lester was a monster, well clearing the center field wall as it dropped on the plush batter eye beyond the fence.

It was Holliday’s fourth home run of the postseason, though, it was nearly the first of a couple as just moments later Carlos Beltran hit a towering fly ball to left field. That shot eventually died at the warning track though, preventing a potential back-to-back scenario.

Holliday’s  home run, which cleared over 400 feet was hit far greater than the actual distance it traveled, considering the heavy St. Louis air, a pretty impressive shot.

The bomb was Holliday’s second of the series. He’s the only member of the St. Louis Cardinals to hit a home run through the first four plus games.

H/T SB Nation

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