The Chicago Cubs may not be playing in the World Series, but fans of the team undoubtedly recognized the feeling of Boston Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez after he gave up a home run in Game 4 of the Fall Classic.
Rodriguez, who pitched in Game 3 and made the start on Saturday in Game 4, was facing Dodgers star Yasiel Puig with two runners on base when he gave up a three-run homer that put the Dodgers ahead by four runs.
In reacting to the home run, Puig celebrated in style, while Rodriguez slammed his glove into the ground:
LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL pic.twitter.com/cJajeNWNOM
— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) October 28, 2018
Cubs fans with good memories will recall what happened during Game 2 of the 2007 National League Division Series, when Ted Lilly gave up a mammoth home run to the Arizona Diamondbacks:
— David Brown (@AnswerDave) October 28, 2018
The real question for Cubs fans is this: who did it better?