Sunday, March 21, 2010
Straight out of 'Seinfeld'
Sorry, Kramer, but no dice.
In the sixth inning of today's game, there was a moment strikingly similar to "The Wink" episode of "Seinfeld."
Aaron Miller, the Dodgers' 2009 first-round draft pick, was facing his first batter. He gave up a long fly ball over the head of Xavier Paul in center field. The batter flew around the bases for what appeared to be an inside-the-park home run.
But then the official scoring came in – it would only be ruled a triple, plus an error on Paul.
The batter? Jose Constanza.
BOBBY: Hey, …
BOBBY: … that's not a home run. (grabs frame)
KRAMER: Yeah, maybe not technically, but …
BOBBY: You said he'd hit two home runs.
KRAMER: Oh, come on. Bobby, Bobby! That's just as good!
BOBBY: Well, you're not taking that card.
KRAMER: Now, Bobby, Bobby, we had a deal . . . gimme that …