Edwin Encarnacion's parrot had to take a brief pause during his home run trot
Every time Encarnacion goes yard, he puts up his arm as if holding a parrot around the bases, but Saturday night's 5-3 loss to the White Sox brought a hiccup to the equation. In the fourth inning, the slugger walloped a
Parrot status: engaged.
There was some mild confusion, though, as the blast hit off a railing and caromed back to the field. At first, there was some thought that the ball might have hit the top of the wall, making it still in play.
So, the parrot had to pause.
Fortunately, order was quickly restored and Encarnacion's parrot continued on along its merry way. Avian crisis averted!