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Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise

Philadelphia third baseman Maikel Franco, like many of his Phillies teammates, found a new way to screw up a baseball game tonight as he hurled his bat into the backstop netting, lodging it there and leading to a series of pathetic attempts to retrieve it.

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That included Braves field director Ed Mangan, who tried to tap into an inner Spider-Man without the benefit of a radioactive arachnid bite. Perhaps he should have tried to be... the batman?

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Timothy Burke is formerly Deadspin's Video Director.

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