There were so many fun things that I wanted to point out about today’s game that I knew it would overwhelm the Miscellany if I tried to pop it in there. So this is just a pile of fun things if you missed any of it.

Kris Bryant is a beast, and he went deep twice on the day:

Jorge Soler is similarly beastly, and he swung out of his shoes on this one:

Soler also started a fun play with a looper down the line, during which he hustled to second (nifty slide), and Javier Baez hustled home (nifty slide):



On a day of fun things, that may have been my favorite play. I also don’t want to leave Addison Russell out, because he was 3-3 with this shot:





Sure, it was “only” a double, but he sent that thing 410 feet from the tops of his shoes. Russell has some serious power, too.

And, of course, there was the Will Ferrell-related fun, including his at bat:

Among other things:

The signs, of course, led to meme’ing, as these kinds of things do:




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