Originally written on Awful Announcing  |  Last updated 6/26/12

Tonight's Reds game was interesting for more than a couple reasons. Bronson Arroyo had a no-hitter going into the eighth inning with the Reds leading 3-0. He then allowed 3 runs to tie the game. Drew Stubbs homered in the bottom of the eighth to give the Reds the lead back 4-3 and then Aroldis Chapman finished the game with a save in the ninth. But that wasn't all. The Cuban Missile gave us perhaps the most bizarre celebration in baseball history as he performed a double somersault towards home plate after recording the final out. Maybe he was just really excited given his recent struggles (giving up a run in five of seven appearances)... or he's just that excited for the upcoming Summer Olympics.

Thom Brennaman's reaction is actually pretty fitting: "WHERE IN THE WORLD DID THAT COME FROM?!?!"

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1 Comment:
  • Why are people upset about this! He was not trying to upstage the other team, he was just relieved that he got thru an inning without giving up a run. Give the kid a break. He was living in the monement, having fun, isn't that is what the game is about????????
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