“Seinfeld” character George Costanza might have once worked for the New York Yankees, but on Saturday he was helping out Washington Nationals outfielder Adam Eaton.
Eaton plated two crucial insurance runs in the eighth inning thanks to the help of the fictional character who once described himself as “lord of the idiots.”
With the Nats holding on to a 1-0 lead in Game 2 of the NLCS against the St. Louis Cardinals, Eaton faced starter Adam Wainwright.
Eaton had gone 0-for-3 with a strikeout to that point, and stepped to the plate with runners at first and second.
He then channelled in his inner George Constanza.
He explained his thought process in the batter’s box.