But the greatest came after Solano cranked his first career home run, ran back to the dugout, slapped five with Davey Johnson, and then was ignored.


Bryce Harper even turned his back on his fellow rookie.

“SILENT TREATMENT!” yowled Bob Carpenter in the MASN booth.

“He’s getting the big-time silent treatment, from everybody, including his manager,” F.P. Santangelo added.

Although it seems to me that you can see Gio Gonzalez stifling a grin just from the back of his head. Poor Gio. Not smiling. Must be so tough.

Desmond is contemplating 19th-century proto-nationalism in Central Europe.

“That. Was. Awesome,” Santangelo said.

“Well at least they didn’t run up the tunnel,” Carpenter observed. “He hit the ball so hard they didn’t have time.”

“They didn’t,” Santangelo agreed. “That’s good stuff. That’s a team in first place having some fun.”


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