Poor Little Blaine

As if he hasn't had a frustrating season already, Blaine Boyer's mental wildness has claimed another victim:

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He apparently hit the umpire in the head with a high warm up pitch and knocked him unconscious. These were Boyer's comments after the game:

"I told Jason I was throwing a cutter, but it never cut. It just went straight," Boyer said. "And man, he wore that right on his forehead..."

No it did not cut, Blaine, but it did bruise. Boyer did settle down to throw a scorless inning, striking out one. For the full video of this calamity, go here. (Hat tip: When Sid Slid)

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