Orbit is a poor man’s Phillie Phanatic, but at least he’s trying.
Orbit's signs came in response to a beef that started Saturday when Arencibia stepped into the on-deck circle and tossed a rosin bag at the mascot. He also jabbed the green extraterrestrial in the groin.
Houston's mascot responded Sunday with signs—a torrent of pokes about the Texas catcher’s penchant for double-dipping and crying during The Notebook.
Considering Arencibia popped Orbit in the blintzes with a wooden bat, this amounts to light reprisal. Both handled their rivalry with class, however.
It’s always good to see baseball teams have fun at each other’s expense without anyone taking a 90 mph fastball to the throat.
In fact, Orbit had so much fun he passed out. Or died.
Mascot-ing ain’t easy, especially when you have to worry about the guy in the on-deck circle battering your pant scallops into Remoulade.
Orbit doesn't indulge in legwear, but he should consider perusing cups if he wants this rivalry to continue.
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