The Philles have a hot dog gun. The Phillie Phanatic rolls around on a a cart firing hot dogs into the crowd out of a hot dog-shaped cannon. As one does. Cliff Lee took it for a spin during the Phillies' Friday night game against the Pirates and found the firepower lacking. The Philadelphia broadcast tried to explain this with the telestrator aaaaaaaand maybe that was a mistake:
And again via @dhm:
...although it really does sound like their sad little jizz-squiggle was on point:
Cliff Lee on the hot dog gun... one problem: the guy isn't getting it into the stands.— Kevin Cooney (@KevinCooney) March 29, 2014
Cliff Lee operating the hot dog gun. He's struggling and just gave it the dismissive wanking motion.— John Finger (@jrfingerCSN) March 29, 2014
Cliff Lee can't seem to operate the hot dog gun. 5feet is longest length. pic.twitter.com/9A2H2KM25A— Frank Klose (@PhilliesFrank) March 29, 2014
Totally normal, Cliff. Happens to everybody now and then. Don't worry about it.