If you caught Saturday’s Blue Jays game against the Cardinals, you likely witnessed one of the funniest things that has happened during a Blue Jays game in a very long time.
Octavio Dotel must be the captain of Edwin Encarnacion’s one-man cheerleading team, because he danced in celebration when EE hit a home run into the visitor’s bullpen in left field.
Don’t ask me what inclined me to do this, but I mashed the replay of the home run together with the infamous home run scene from “The Natural”. Surprisingly, it actually works well together!
First, Edwin Encarnacion hits a home run with Ricky Romero’s bat. Now he hits one after his teammate Octavio Dotel celebrates in the bullpen. Encarnacion must have asked the bat boy to pick him out a winner.
If you like, check out the original video below and trust me when I say that even two days later, Dotel’s reaction is as priceless as it is hilarious.
Hat tip to Dave for helping me fetch the video