Yasiel Puig waited for his moment, scampered home on an infield hit -- and danced in celebration
Yasiel Puig was a man on a mission. After Matt Kemp crushed a solo homer in the eighth inning of Sunday's game with the Rockies to put Los Angeles up, 5-4, Puig doubled and had one goal: Score another run.
He did just that, plating an insurance run in the Dodgers' 6-4 win, but how he did it was quite fun. After reaching third on Joc Pederson's infield hit, Puig danced off the third-base bag, waiting for the perfect moment to dash home. When DJ LeMahieu threw the ball to Ian Desmond at first base, Puig took off -- and scored, letting loose afterward:
Puig continued celebrating after the game on his Instagram page:
The Dodgers just gave away a promotional item inspired by Puig's antics on the basepaths, but it's not hard to imagine this display doing the same in the future ...