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David Peralta’s celebration amidst 9-0 deficit sparks controversy

Oct 7, 2023; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder David Peralta (6) reacts after hitting a double against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the second inning for game one of the NLDS for the 2023 MLB playoffs at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kiyoshi Mio-USA TODAY Sports

With his team trailing 9-0 against the Diamondbacks in the bottom of the second, David Peralta scorched a double into the gap, which propelled a bit of a questionable celebration.

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Of course, the quick dance seemed nothing short of an attempt to get the Dodgers riled up, however, many fans on both sides disagreed with the timing of the celebration.

Peralta was ultimately stranded at second base as James Outman popped up to end the inning.

It is important to add that David Peralta previously played with the Diamondbacks for nine seasons before joining the Dodgers in 2022.

And, considering the love expressed by both sides ahead of this series, the celebration seemed to be nothing short of Peralta having fun on the diamond.

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