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April 15, 2013

Fantasy Beat

Down Goes Donaldson

by Paul Sporer

 

Rick Porcello made a cameo in the bullpen on Sunday afternoon and though it came in the final two innings of a 10-1 blowout to clinch a series win in Oakland, it was still quite memorable. I’ve seen guys flinch at pitches before, but this is a whole new level of knee-bucklage. Josh Donaldson will no doubt be seeing this replay in his nightmares. I wouldn’t be surprised if his teammates run it on an endless loop in the clubhouse for the next few days months. 

Paul Sporer is an author of Baseball Prospectus. 
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rofldude

Don't be too hard on him, Paul. I think most of us would flinch when seeing the initial path of that pitch. His problem was a failure to recover. Maybe a function of his overall balance at the dish.

Apr 15, 2013 06:16 AM
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Hodiggity2001

I don't think you're being hard enough. Hilarious.

Apr 15, 2013 16:28 PM
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adamsternum

At least it wasn't a strike.

Apr 16, 2013 12:54 PM
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Hodiggity2001

Looks like he got sniped by a BB gun.

Apr 25, 2013 19:28 PM
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