Justin Upton hit the 'pause' button and retreated to re-touch first base after a homer
The slugger swatted two home runs and an RBI double for a very solid night at the plate. But after hitting that first homer, hit against
Better safe than sorry, right? No hitter wants to be the guy who accidentally misses touching a base after hitting a homer. Although, as the Tigers' broadcasters noted in the clip atop this post, Upton did actually touch the base correctly on the first try.
We can't blame him for the self-concern, though. You can't get called out if you make sure you did it the right way the first time!