Typically, a batter only drops their bat when they make a hit, after which Miss Lou Lou Gehrig comes racing in to retrieve it. That’s what she does, and she does it well.
But recently, one of her teammates just had to go and throw everything off.
Grasshopper Jhonny Santos was up to bat during a game this week when, for whatever reason, he decided to drop the bat at his feet after a pitch. Though the bat was only on the ground for a moment before Santos picked it up again, Miss Lou Lou Gehrig was already en route to grab it.
Santos had totally flipped the script, causing confusion for the hardworking bat-dog. Here’s that moment on video: