Steven Souza Jr. tried an unorthodox strategy to reach base on a strikeout
Strikeouts are never exactly elegant for the hitter. However,
Souza entered his at-bat in the seventh inning in the middle of a 2-for-4 day, fresh off a single and a double in his previous two plate appearances. Reliever
Souza's teammates were flabbergasted by Souza's leaping efforts.
It wasn't the craziest idea in the world! Weirder moments have happened on balls in the dirt that were apparent strikeouts -- just ask Tommy Henrich and
So what did the outfielder have to say for himself?
I don't know what came over me 😂! Just trying to have fun https://t.co/XJPHDLREkk— Steven Souza Jr. (@SouzaJr) April 23, 2017
Hey, we thought it was fun, Steven. So mission accomplished!