VIDEO: Yasiel Puig celebrates homer, triple in same at-bat

LOS ANGELES -- Two important points regarding what you're about to see: Dodgers supernova Yasiel Puig believes he has hit a home run in Game 3 of the NLCS against the Cardinals. In actuality, he has hit a triple. Roughly, say, 30 feet into his bat-flip-punctuated stroll, he realizes this unfolding situation and goes promptly from second gear to fifth 12th gear. Witness ... 

In GIF form, where you can see Puig from start to finish:

Sure, sure: premature celebration and all of that. But in-game karma -- which does not exist in the first place -- tends to be forgiving when you run like ... what? Like wind fired out of a cannon? Like a cheetah on a rocket? Like a cheetah on a rocket fired out of a cannon with a strong tailwind? Yes, that one. 

Above all, though, Yasiel Puig has celebrated a homer and a triple all in the span of a single at-bat.

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. A member of the BBWAA, He's the author of three books, the most recent being... Full Bio

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