Regardless of how a lot we dislike it, baseball is a enterprise and typically meaning saying goodbye to the gamers we’ve come to like. That occurred to be the case this previous offseason as Joc Pederson departed through free company and located a brand new ball membership on the north aspect of Chicago.
Whereas he’s now not a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers, he’ll at all times be one within the hearts of followers and perhaps in his personal coronary heart as nicely.
Regardless of now not being with the group he’s spent most of his profession with, Joc appears to nonetheless have their again or on the very least has it out for his former division rivals. Through the Cubs Wednesday afternoon recreation in opposition to the San Diego Padres, Joc Pederson took former Dodger teammate Yu Darvish deep within the 4th inning to tie the sport. Pederson, who doesn’t shrink back from celebrating a giant second, noticed the possibility to take action.
As Joc was rounding third, he took the opportunity to mimic Fernando Tatis Jr. and his stutter step.
Joc breaks out the stutter step. ? pic.twitter.com/JvNwVs6Ipx
— MLB (@MLB) June 9, 2021
Tatis has damaged out the stutter-step in opposition to the Dodgers and a number of different groups after hitting a house run. Whereas it may be seen as him making an attempt to disrespect the opposing group, it’s additionally the 22-year-old’s method of celebrating and having fun with the sport. He’s additionally managed to troll Trevor Bauer and his celebrations whereas the 2 division rivals have met twice this season.
Tatis Jr. along with his 2nd Dwelling Run of Kershaw on the anniversary of his father hitting two grand slams in a single inning! The stutter-step round third base is traditional ? #FernandoTatisJr #HungryForMore #Dodgers #DodgerStadium pic.twitter.com/rujtxcLWkN
— Grunt Talks MLB (@GruntTalksMLB) April 24, 2021
As for Pederson, he may nonetheless have some Dodger blue in his veins or he may very nicely simply need to take part on the enjoyable. No matter will be the purpose, it positive is making baseball enjoyable and attention-grabbing to observe! I’m positive Dodgers and Cubs followers alike will get pleasure from watching this spotlight for fairly some time.
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