Oddities from This Week in Baseball
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While you likely heard about Todd Frazier of the Cincinnati Reds saving a man's life and saw this amazing catch by an Ohio pitcher, there are a few quirky things that happened in baseball this week you may have missed.
I present to you four interesting events from this week in baseball you might just find entertaining.
1. One fan got lucky on Wednesday when he caught Carlos Quentin's third inning home run, and then Darwin Barney's walk-off home run.
You can view the video here. Go to the 20-second mark to see the first home run and to 1:49 to see the second catch.
They walked from Mesa, Ariz., to Wrigley Field with a goat.
Their reasons? To raise awareness for cancer. Also to reverse the curse of the Billy Goat.
The Cubs beat the Padres 5-3 on the day they finished their walk, so they might be on to something.
Many of Brett's 12,000-plus followers helped find his dog after he posted about its disappearance on Twitter.
4. Nyjer Morgan has set a new MLB record.
No, it's not most uncensored expletives shouted on TV or most entertaining brawl to watch. Morgan has set a record for most at-bats to start a season without an RBI, according to an article written by Kyle Lobner for brewcrewball.com, hitting 120 times without bringing a runner home.
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