Boston-The old and new ways of baseball etiquette Boston red sox‘NS 12-3 victory over- Houston Astros In Game 3 of ALCS on Monday night Carlos Correa Grounded to second baseman Christian Arroyo Finish 6 times.
As a Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodríguez When he got off the mound, he pointed to his wrist. This is a reference to Correa’s celebration in Game 1 after the shortstop hit a home run relief. Hansel Robles.. The celebration immediately struck a chord with Boston manager Alex Cora.
When Rodriguez returned to Dougout, Cola hugged the pitcher and pulled him in for a conversation.
“Don’t do that,” Cola told Rodriguez.
Cola said Rodriguez didn’t want Correa to go out, and the pitcher needed to remain humble while finding success.
“We just show up, play, and move on, and he knows,” Coke said. “I’ll let him know. We don’t have to do that. If you’re looking for motivation other than what we’re trying to achieve, we’re in the wrong business. We have The only motivation I have is to win four games against them and move on to the next round. “
Correa revealed after Game 1 that the celebration was directed at his teammates.
“When the playoffs start, they always go out there and tell me it’s your time to hit home runs, this and that,” Correa said. “They told me to hit the road, and when I hit Homer-I did it myself for the first time in Chicago, and today they said if you hit Homer,” It’s your time. I told me to hit them. It happened naturally there. “
Rodriguez said he felt sick about his celebration after a conversation with Coke.
“It was part of that moment,” Rodriguez said. “… I apologize if I met Correa in person because it’s not something I usually do. It was only part of the game.”
That apology may not be acceptable to Correa, who encouraged Rodriguez’s desire to celebrate the post-match moment.
“I thought it was a little cool,” Correa said. “This is the future trend of baseball. We will talk about baseball growing and more people coming to see sports. We need to have more of that kind of thing. We need to make people enjoy it and the game. Need to go in that direction, where you can show emotions, be yourself, and keep it a reality. “
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Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodríguez imitated Carlos Correa’s watch gestures and was reprimanded by Boston manager Alex Cora.
https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/32428045/red-sox-pitcher-eduardo-rodriguez-mimics-carlos-correa-watch-gesture-drawing-rebuke-boston-manager-alex-cora Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodríguez imitated Carlos Correa’s watch gestures and was reprimanded by Boston manager Alex Cora.