In what was expected to be a hotly contested matchup to decide which team moves on to the National League Championship Series, the Atlanta Braves imploded in the first inning, with the St. Louis Cardinals sending 14 players to the plate and scoring 10 runs.
Twitter exploded as the home team's win probability plummeted to 2.1% just a half-inning into the game, according to FanGraphs.
The pundits weighed in too, suggesting the visiting club shouldn't even bother sending out its expected starter, Jack Flaherty, and the Cardinals should instead rest their ace for the forthcoming NLCS clash with either the Los Angeles Dodgers or Washington Nationals:
Another writer suggested that if there's one team constructed to score 10 runs in an inning without the help of even a single homer in 2019, it's the Cardinals:
Others started searching for the reset button, or simply looking forward to the contest later tonight between the Nationals and Dodgers :
Most folks just decided to commiserate over the Braves' foibles, though:
And, of course, there were plenty of Tiger Woods memes: