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Pence Throws His Bat at Ball, Gets Hit and RBI

From today’s Diamondbacks-Giants game at AT&T Park, watch Hunter Pence, who’s never been accused of being one of the game’s more graceful players, literally throw his bat at the pitched ball, resulting in a base hit and run batted in.

In 40 years of watching MLB, both in person and on the boob tube, I can’t recall before today ever seeing a batter pull off such a feat.

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The Giants ultimately won the game, 6–2, and are now only two games behind the division-leading Dodgers.

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