Friday Afterschool Special: Called Shot

When former teammate A.J. Burnett asked him before last night's game to hit two homers, Andrew McCutchen said "Alright." Then he went out and did it:

McCutchen's called shots reminded me of this clip from a Mariners game in 2009. Before the game, commentator Mike Blowers predicted Matt Tuiasosopo's first dinger down to the at bat, the count, the location, and the pitch type. Listen to the late, great Dave Niehaus react to Blowers' being proven right:

This video ran before the Jets beat the Bills last night.

(Photo credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

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