Joe Beimel finishes Mariners game like Fernando Rodney, celebrates like Fernando Rodney
Fernando Rodney has recorded all of the Mariners' saves this season except one. Fans have grown accustomed to seeing his trademark arrow-fired-to-the-sky celebration that indicates a win:
But since Rodney pitched on Friday night and the Mariners' game against the A's on Saturday wasn't a save situation, Joe Beimel took the mound in the ninth inning instead. Not that it made a difference: Beimel finished the game out in four batters and preserved the Mariners' 7-2 win. As such, he celebrated just as Rodney would have:
Does this mean Beimel has started taking naps in the clubhouse, too?