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Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Chad Moriyama – GIFcap: “Hey. HEY. HEY! Ohhhhh…” – Eric Chavez as he hits Cody Eppley in the head with throw

Ouch!

Jim Furtado Posted: August 08, 2012 at 10:50 AM | 13 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Dock Ellis on Acid Posted: August 08, 2012 at 11:35 AM (#4203181)
This is pretty wonderful. Eric Chavez looks genuinely crushed that this happened.
   2. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: August 08, 2012 at 11:42 AM (#4203188)
How did Chavez not hurt himself on that?
   3. Dale Sams Posted: August 08, 2012 at 11:46 AM (#4203192)
I do wish we could see a little more like that from pitchers when they bean someone in the head.

The closest I've seen is from Vincente Padilla (of all ####### people!) when he hits Beltre in the head. Look at his body language just as it happens. That definitly was "Oh ####, #### sorry."
   4. PreservedFish Posted: August 08, 2012 at 11:49 AM (#4203198)
This is the first time I noticed that Eric Chavez is good at baseball again.
   5. Never Give an Inge (Dave) Posted: August 08, 2012 at 11:52 AM (#4203205)

I do wish we could see a little more like that from pitchers when they bean someone in the head.

Pretty much every time I've ever seen a pitcher hit a batter in the head, they've reacted this way if not more apologetically.
   6. Rowland Office Supplies Posted: August 08, 2012 at 11:54 AM (#4203206)
Right on the intersection of the "N" and the "Y." Give that man a giant stuffed Pikachu.
   7. Boxkutter Posted: August 08, 2012 at 11:56 AM (#4203211)
The closest I've seen is from Vincente Padilla (of all ####### people!) when he hits Beltre in the head. Look at his body language just as it happens. That definitly was "Oh ####, #### sorry."

I like to imagine that when the doctor examined Beltre, and grasped his head, that Beltre punched him.
   8. Boileryard Posted: August 08, 2012 at 12:36 PM (#4203268)
Pretty much every time I've ever seen a pitcher hit a batter in the head, they've reacted this way if not more apologetically.

Same here. I remember Randy Johnson once hitting Mike Greenwell in the head. Johnson ran to the plate immediately and hovered over the trainer/coaches as they attended to Greenwell.
   9. Bourbon Samurai is disturbed by bagel developments Posted: August 08, 2012 at 12:38 PM (#4203272)
This is the first time I noticed that Eric Chavez is good at baseball again.


I was just thinking today that exactly what the A's could use this season is Eric Chavez. ####...
   10. Rickey! met her in a hotel lobby... Posted: August 08, 2012 at 12:55 PM (#4203296)
The closest I've seen is from Vincente Padilla (of all ####### people!) when he hits Beltre in the head.


Well, to be fair, Vincente Padilla doesn't have a lot of experience hitting people unintentionally.
   11. Craig in MN Posted: August 08, 2012 at 01:29 PM (#4203333)

I like to imagine that when the doctor examined Beltre, and grasped his head, that Beltre punched him.


Awesome.
   12. jacksone (AKA It's OK...) Posted: August 08, 2012 at 02:05 PM (#4203400)
How did Chavez not hurt himself on that?


Awesomer.
   13. Dale Sams Posted: August 08, 2012 at 03:22 PM (#4203542)
"Johnson said afterward he was upset that Red Sox Manager Butch Hobson pushed him away from Greenwell after Greenwell was hit. Hobson yelled at Johnson, and Seattle Manager Lou Piniella later yelled and motioned at players in the Red Sox dugout."

So the two times I'm aware that a pitcher was *this* concerned, both times there was some Neanderthal old school responses. The other time being this season when a pitcher stepped off the mound to check on the batter and some Dumas announcers said the pitcher should never leave the mound in a situation like that.

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