Washington Nationals outfielder Adam Eaton delivered a clutch hit in Sport 2 of the Nationwide League Championship Collection in opposition to the St. Louis Cardinals — and you may thank George Costanza for it.
Eaton’s two-run double within the eighth inning prolonged the Nationals’ result in 3-Zero and the workforce went on to defeat St. Louis, 3-1, and take a 2-Zero sequence lead within the NLCS.
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Eaton credited “Seinfeld” character George Costanza together with his method to the late-game heroics.
“Every thing I used to be pondering, they did the other,” Eaton mentioned, in keeping with ESPN. “So I used to be pondering 3-2 [count] must be a heater right here and I am like, ‘Properly, that is the other, so I ought to George Costanza it and simply go forward and [say] breaking ball,’ and that is what occurred.”
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This postseason, Eaton is hitting .179 with a .589 OPS. However it solely takes one play to go from goat to GOAT.
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Sport Three between the Nationals and Cardinals shifts to Washington, D.C., on Monday. First pitch is ready for 7:38 p.m. with Nats ace Stephen Strasburg taking up Cardinals Cy Younger candidate Jack Flaherty.