Some people will call them superstitions, but baseball players will call it a routine. You do the same things, you get comfortable, rinse, repeat. So what do you do when you’re on the road and the batting practice playlist isn’t there? You bring it yourself. DJ Buchholz spinning tracks with portable speakers. Whatever it takes to get the job done.
Also, it looks like Big Papi is launching balls off the scoreboard with a metal bat. Straight projectiles.
And apparently, it isn’t the first time this week he’s done this:
Just witnessed Big Papi take batting practice with a metal bat, trying to hit the Ted Williams red seat. Wow!— Ryan Lavarnway (@RyanLavarnway) October 3, 2013