Originally posted on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 6/24/13

We've been closely following the rising star of Blue Jays infielder Munenori Kawasaki, who might be demoted to the minor leagues once Jose Reyes returns from the DL (though it's looking less and less likely that he gets the axe). After the Blue Jays beat the Orioles 13-5 on Sunday to win their 11th straight game, Toronto outfielder Jose Bautista filmed Kawasaki doing a victory dance on the Blue Jays team flight. It goes without saying that the rise of Kawasaki and seeing how beloved he's become by his teammates and fans of the Blue Jays has been one of the highlights of the MLB season thusfar, and Kawasaki is doing a great job at helping people love baseball again. [Instagram] [follow]

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