GIF: Chris Perez's unusual celebration
Former Cardinals prospect Chris Perez made his mark on the Busch Stadium turf after recording his 20th save of the season for the Indians on Sunday.
The Royals took offense earlier this season at antics of Cleveland closer Chris Perez -- chances are the Cardinals groundskeepers, at least, will be less thrilled with the way Perez celebrated his 20th save of the season on Sunday.
I've embedded a GIF of what happened, but if you have a weak stomach (like Perez -- hint, hint) and don't want to see it -- don't scroll past these pictures of puppies and kittens.
So, you're still here? OK. Here's what happened after Perez got the Cardinals' Adron Chambers to pop up to end Sunday's game:
Maybe the former Cardinal prospect was just trying to find a way to finally leave his mark on Busch Stadium's field.
Here's what he had to say on Twitter:
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Last week it was a sniper trying to take me out and today a case of some warm water not settling well; Huge series win heading into Cincy..— Chris Perez (@ChrisPerez54) June 10, 2012