Rays outfielder Guillermo Heredia capped his walk-off home run with a dramatic bat flip
We're less than a month into the offseason and Guillermo Heredia has already had a busy one. In addition to changing teams in a trade that sent him from the Mariners to the Rays, the outfielder has also been playing for Aguilas Cibaenas in the Dominican Winter League. Despite all that early-offseason activity, he has shown no signs of fatigue.
Heredia came to the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning of Wednesday's game against Estrellas Orientales with two outs and the score tied, 5-5. With two strikes, he sent a fastball from Wirfin Obispo towering over the left-field wall for the walk-off win and celebrated the event with an emphatic flip of his bat:
Heredia is certainly no stranger to hitting and celebrating walk-offs:
But, a walk-off home run is an entirely different beast. After crushing one the way Heredia did, he was more than right to put a little extra into his celebration this time around.