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Justin Turner tried to help Animal from 'The Muppets' learn the Dodgers' names

If you're a fan of the Muppets, you probably know that Animal has a hard time sitting still. His name is Animal, for starters, and the members of Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem had to chain him to his drum kit just to keep him from thrashing all over the place. 
Justin Turner, however, was undeterred. When Animal made the trip from The Muppet Theater to Dodger Stadium recently, the Best Redhead in Baseball wanted to teach his new furry friend the names of the entire Dodgers lineup. And things started out well! Some pronunciation concerns regarding Garmany Yazzah, a.k.a. Yasmani Grandal, aside -- and a brief moment when it seemed as though he might start sprinting out to the outfield -- Animal seemed to be getting it ... until he discovered that the team didn't actually have a starting drummer.
You can watch the whole clip above to see just who Animal thought would be the best fit for the newly created position. Here's a hint: