Tony Kemp lives his life one on-field backflip at a time
The Cubs are on a bit of a roll at the moment, having wrapped up a weekend sweep of the rival Brewers on Sunday. The weekend saw the Wrigley Field debut of outfielder Tony Kemp, who joined the team last week after being put on waivers by the Astros.
Kemp was amped up for Sunday afternoon's series finale, which the Cubs won, 7-2, over Milwaukee. How do I know this? Well, here he was after taking the field. Be sure to click the little arrow on the right-hand side of this Instagram post to really appreciate the scene, frame-by-frame:
That's an 80-grade infield flip of the highest order. Even Ozzie Smith would approve, Cubs/Cardinals rivalry aside.
Tony Kemp is #lifegoals, as far as I'm concerned. You can't teach confidence like that.
Kemp did it again on Monday before the Cubs hosted the A's, and it was just as amazing:
Tony Flippin' Kemp! pic.twitter.com/jTTUs6UFCU— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) August 6, 2019
The man's got style for days.