If you didn't already love Fernando Tatis Jr., you will now.
With the San Diego Padres' season on the line Thursday, Tatis kickstarted a rally with a three-run home run in the sixth inning to cut his team's deficit to 6-5 in Game 2 of the NL Wild Card Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.
The 21-year-old phenom didn't stop there.
An inning later, with San Diego leading by a run, the superstar shortstop returned for an encore, blasting a two-run shot to the opposite field and celebrating with an epic bat flip and home run trot. In fact, the display even drew comparisons to Jose Bautista's iconic bat flip in Game 5 of the 2015 ALDS between the Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers.
Here's some of the best reaction to Tatis's theatrics.
The BAT FLIP by @tatis_jr
— Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) October 2, 2020