The guy acts like he’s going to toss baseballs to the fans, and then doesn’t. Like some smart ass 13-year-old, he taunts Heyward to run to third. He cadillacs out of the box after hitting a ball that nearly scraped the top of the wall on its way out. I didn’t see the chop bit, but apparently he mocked the chop and then pointed to his crotch.
Of course, never mind that he has decided to take the game seriously only after being in the big leagues for several years. I hope he blows a hammy or loses 100 points off his batting average by the end of the season. Maybe he’ll get busted for ‘roids. I wouldn’t be surprised.
At least Giants fans have experience rooting for the biggest jack asses in the game. (See Bonds, Kent.) So that’ll serve them well. I never realized what a ridiculous man this guy Melky Cabrera is. If he doesn’t take Hudson’s best fastball to the ribs, or elsewhere, today it’ll only be because there are runners on and no outs every time he comes up.
As for the game itself, the Braves need this one badly. Suddenly, we’re 4
5-1/2 games out again. I’m starting to think the wild card is our real chance at October. The Nats, let’s face it, are very good.