Yasiel Puig licked his bat, didn't like the taste, then used it to crack a big RBI double anyway
In the first inning of the Dodgers' 9-5 win on Friday night over the D-backs in Game 1 of the NLDS presented by T-Mobile, the Dodgers shot out to a quick 4-0 lead on the D-backs. Mostly, this offensive onslaught was provided by
But the rally continued past that, as
However, he didn't seem to like the taste much:
After his bat-licking experiment, Puig washed the bad taste out of his mouth by hitting an RBI double into the right-center-field gap, scoring Bellinger and plating the Dodgers' fourth run of the frame.
The bat itself might not have tasted good, but the double probably did.
Watch the Dodgers take on the D-backs in Game 2 of the NLDS presented by T-Mobile Saturday at 9 p.m. ET./ 6 p.m. PT on TBS.