Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig took it into his own hands – well that rocket he keeps attached to his shoulder, rather – to keep the rival San Francisco Giants from striking first tonight:
Run at your own risk. pic.twitter.com/i6JjzMbjNA
— MLB (@MLB) April 25, 2017
Just when you thought the Giants were going to get on the scoreboard on the strength of a Buster Posey RBI single to right field, Puig steps in and makes sure it doesn’t happen.
This is what rivalry games are all about. Poor Brandon Belt didn’t even know what hit him when he was greeted at home by a strong, accurate throw from Puig.
All he knew is one minute he saw this:
The next, this:
And later on in his nightmares …. this:
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) April 25, 2017
Michael Cerami contributed to this post.