Mookie Betts was so excited about his go-ahead grand slam that he stumbled to first base
The Red Sox have looked nearly unstoppable during the nine-game winning streak they carried into play on Thursday, so when the Blue Jays took an early 2-0 lead on a homer by
In the fourth, the Red Sox rallied for five runs off
The superstar was so excited, in fact, that he went from pumping up the crowd while going down the first-base line to nearly stumbling before he reached the bag:
You'll forgive Mookie for his exhilaration -- it was indeed a majestic slam. "Almost went down," he cracked to MLB.com's Ian Browne. "Had to depend on my athletic ability and it came through that time.
"Since I've been in the big leagues, that's probably the most excited I've been."
His teammates sure shared in it when they greeted him at home:
The Red Sox won the game, 6-4, to extend their winning streak to 10 in a row.
Rarely has a player's mood matched the crowd's emotions so perfectly.