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Francisco Cervelli broke his slump, but then had no idea what to do with his hands

Entering the eighth inning of the Pirates' 5-0 win over the Mets on Saturday, Francisco Cervelli was mired in an 0-for-20 slump. That's probably a long enough time that he was starting to wonder if he even remembered how to hit. He quickly proved that his decades of practiced muscle memory hadn't deserted him as he laced an RBI single up the middle to snap the 0-fer.

However, he had a little more difficulty remembering what he was supposed to do with his hands while on first base: 

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Don't worry -- do this often enough and people will just think it's your personal #brand and not that you have no control of your motor skills.