Joc Pederson Trolls Fernando Tatis Jr With HR Celebration

Joc Pederson during his time in Los Angeles was a big fan favorite.

On Wednesday against the San Diego Padres, Cubs Joc Pederson stepped up to the plate and went yard against his former Dodgers teammate Yu Darvish. Then as he was rounding third base, he did the Fernando Tatis Jr. stutter step celebration that many Dodger fans saw when the Padres and Dodgers faced off here in Los Angeles. That homerun that Joc Pederson had left the bat at 109 MPH and traveled 424 feet to tie the game at 1 a piece against the Padres.

Many players have been very outspoken about celebrating and how good it is for the game of baseball. Here is what Trevor Bauer said about it when the Dodgers faced the Padres:

I like it. I think that pitchers who have that done to them and react by throwing at people, or getting upset and hitting people or whatever -- I think it's pretty soft. If you give up a homer, the guy should celebrate it. It's hard to hit in the big leagues.

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