The Houston Astros topped the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of the 2017 World Series on Wednesday night (box score). It was a back-and-forth affair, one requiring extra innings and multiple mounts from the Astros before the lead stuck for good in the 11th inning.
Along the way, the two sides knocked up some dust. The Astros, at once displeased with Charlie Culberson’s, maybe kind of sort of used their positive moments to poke fun at Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig.
The main evidence in the case against the Astros is that they stuck their tongues out a lot; that they seemed a little more exuberant in their post-homer bat flings; and plus, you know, they spent their previous serious mocking the New York Yankees”http://boostmobilepivotalmoments.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/astros-are-flipping-bats-wagging-tongues-and-they-might-be-poking-fun-at-yasiel-puig.com”thumbs down” gesture.
Oh, and this tacit admission from shortstop Carlos Correa:
Puig, for his part, mostly took the high road in response:
So, there you go. The Astros probably are ribbing Puig — and he seems fine with it. For now, anyway.