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Hey Cardinals hitters, beware: Carlos Martinez might mimic your stance from the dugout

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the old adage goes. It's a sentiment that clearly applies to Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martínez, as he showed in the first inning of the Cardinals' 5-2 loss to the Marlins on Tuesday at Busch Stadium.
Perched in the dugout as most starters enjoying an off-day do, Martinez saw fit to pay homage to the trio of Cardinals hitters who headed to the plate against José Ureña in the game's opening frame. That is to say, Martinez amusingly struck poses imitating the batting approach and stance of Matt Carpenter, Tommy Pham and Stephen Piscotty. 
And give Martinez credit: He did this very convincingly, as he fully committed to the bit. 

Brilliant.

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