The mistake was running on the field with the Gatorade bucket.
You never see Royals catcher Salvador Perez do that. The Salvy Splashes always come when a teammate is doing a postgame interview with Joel Goldberg of Fox Sports Kansas City.
But Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong went rogue Tuesday and ran on the field after St. Louis scored twice in the bottom of the ninth inning and rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox at Busch Stadium.
Wong was preparing to douse Yadier Molina, who had delivered the game-winning hit.
Instead, Wong lost his balance and hilarity ensued:
To his credit, Wong owned up to the celebratory miscue (sort of):
Here's the thing: Fox Sports Midwest noted that this was Wong's second failed attempt in the last week.