Sunday marked the two-year anniversary of the Milwaukee Brewers buying shortstop Willy Adames in a commerce from the Tampa Bay Rays.
He celebrated that by crushing an opposite-field dwelling run in opposition to his former staff after which punctuating it by copying the house run pose of his former teammate — and present Rays outfielder — Randy Arozarena.
What makes all of it even higher? Adames advised Arozarena earlier than the sport that if he hit a house run he was going to strike the pose. He adopted by means of on that promise.
After Adames crossed dwelling plate, he did Arozarena’s arm cross and regarded towards his former teammate with a smile. Then after returning to the Brewers dugout and placing on the staff’s celebratory chessehead hat, he did the pose once more and identified to Arozarena in left area with one other smile.
Arozarena stated after a sport by means of an interpreter that he doesn’t thoughts Adames borrowing his pose, simply that he would favor he use it in opposition to different groups as an alternative of the Rays.
“I imply, it’s not essentially good as a result of we ended up shedding the sport,” Arozarena stated through interpreter Manny Navarro. “He ought to do it when he hits a house run in opposition to one other staff.”
« He had stated earlier immediately that he was going to hit a house run after which he was going to do the pose and I didn’t imagine him,” Arozarena stated. “However clearly he hit a house run and simply posed.”
The Brewers received Sunday’s sport by a 6-4 margin and salvaged a minimum of one sport from the sequence, avoiding a sweep.
The 27-year-old Adames has became a powerful starter at shortstop for the Brewers for the reason that commerce. The Brewers acquired Adames, together with Trevor Richards, in alternate for J.P. Feyereisen and Drew Rasmussen. Rasmussen has develop into a key a part of the Rays beginning pitching rotation.