Mookie Betts did a post-win celebration dance that would make Carlton Banks beam with pride
On Friday night, the Red Sox marched into Tropicana Field and, on the strength of a big homer from David Ortiz, upended the Rays, 2-1 In doing so, the Sox extended their winning streak to nine and lowered their AL East magic number to four games.
Boston's outfield quartet of Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr., Brock Holt and Chris Young have developed a bit of a thing for a postgame celebration: they dance.
They dance like no one's watching -- only everyone's watching since synchronized baseball player outfield dances are pretty great.
After Friday night's game, Betts busted out something familiar to millions: a little number made famous by Carlton Banks:
You know the one:
But no, this wasn't a spur-of-the-moment decision by Mookie, as this was something that had been in the works for some time:
Mookie Betts said he saw a request for the Carlton on Twitter and said he might base his next choice off Twitter as well. Here: @mookiebetts- Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) September 24, 2016
Let that be a lesson that Betts apparently takes requests! And he's looking for tips on his next sequence, too:
Sox fans I need help... need a new dance for #WinDanceRepeat. Any suggestions??- Mookie Betts (@mookiebetts) September 24, 2016