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Just days after we watched Arizona State’s Johnny Sewald catch his own hit by pitch, it happened again last night as Norfolk Tides outfielder Dariel Álvarez snagged Manny Delcarmen’s errant pitch and returned it back to the former Red Sox hurler himself.


Álvarez, an Orioles prospect from Cuba, was likely happy to take the bruising; he has all of a .257 OBP this season—not what major league teams are looking for from a corner outfielder.


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