Last night, A.J. Pierzynski almost set Alex Avila on fire with one of his foul tips. That was fitting, because today a poll of 215 MLB players revealed that Pierzynski is viewed by his peers as the MLB'er most likely to purposely set someone on fire (and not in a playful manner like Justin Verlander did to Don Kelly back in July).â†µ
Also today, Pierzynski grounded into an inning ending double play in the bottom of the 9th inning to send the Tigers/White Sox game to extras. Pierzynski reacted as only Pierzynski knows how (video via Brady Green):â†µ
Sweet composure, jerk, and an even nicer kick. Boom!