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Why Michael Morse drops flying elbows on his teammates


But what does it all mean? Our man Adam Kilgore asked Werth; “you gotta ask Mikey about that,” Werth responded with a laugh.

And so, Morse, your thoughts?

“Like a flying elbow on the helmet there,” Morse described, accurately. “It’s great. It shows personality and a little character of the team. It shows that we’re having fun. We’re all friends here.”

And how did it start?

“Jayson had a big home run, maybe a week ago or two weeks ago,” Morse said. “I didn’t know what to do. I was so excited. So I just kind of — I gave him a high five. But he was kind of, he didn’t pay attention to me. So I just elbow him in the head. I got his attention!”

As another man made famous by his flying elbow drops might have put it, “Bow down to the kingdom of the madness!”

Oooooh yeahhhhhh.

Dan Steinberg writes about all things D.C. sports at the D.C. Sports Bog.
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