Mike Oz

  • Carlos Gomez videobombs Mark Reynolds in Ninja Turtle costume

    Mike Oz at Big League Stew5 hrs ago

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    Mark Reynolds was doing an interview for MLB Network's "Intentional Talk" on Thursday when someone in a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle costume appeared behind him and started dancing.

    Leonardo the Videobomber, eh?

    The guy in the Ninja Turtle costume eventually revealed himself. It was All-Star outfielder Carlos Gomez. While showing up in a teammate's nationally televised interview is amusing, the costume actually had a better purpose.

    Gomez told Tom Haurdicourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

    “That cartoon is my son’s favorite,” said Gomez, referring to 4-year-old Yandel. “He’s crazy about it. I ordered (the costume) and I will go home tonight dressed like a Ninja Turtle. I ordered it online like 20 days ago. That thing came from China."

    Now there's a pretty cool dad. And it would be cool whether Gomez were a pro baseball player or a plumber. As it turned out, there was just one complication.

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