In search of hits, Yasiel Puig and Kiké Hernandez took their bats to an electric stimulation machine
Baseball is a game of streaks. Hot streaks, cold streaks, winning streaks, losing streaks -- they all happen, and they're unavoidable.
When these downtimes happen, maintaining an upbeat attitude is probably a better idea than sulking and trying too hard.
Two of the Dodgers' right-handed hitters, Yasiel Puig and Enrique Hernandez, experienced a downtick in offensive production during the team's current homestand, so they enacted an action plan.
Electric stim machine for treatment on bats. Trying to extract hits. Puig's bat is next pic.twitter.com/mJYY8sd84f— Yasiel Puig (@YasielPuig) May 13, 2016
As the pair showed on social media Friday, that plan includes treating their bats with the electric stimulation machine. As in, some of the equipment available to treat ailing muscles or other body parts. Seriously.
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Kids; make sure that if there's something wrong with your body, you let a trainer know. I learned the hard way, but now my bats are getting treatment and they should be better in the upcoming days! Thanks to everybody for the prayers and good wishes! Love y'all! #StimMachine #HeatPack
Will it work? We'll see. If it does, it wouldn't be far-fetched to see the electric stim machine slump-busting method catch on around the league …