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Not Surprising Melky Story

This quote is from an ESPN story on what it's like to get hit by a pitch: "I was in Double-A, and [teammate] Melky Cabrera hit a home run, and he pimped it all around the bases, and I thought, 'Oh, no, I'm going to get killed here.' So Matt Lindstrom hit me in the back at 100 mph. When it hits you right, it's like someone slaps you in the face; it wakes you up. The pain eventually went away, but whenever someone touched me on that place that I was hit, it would hurt, and that lasted for at least a couple of weeks. The bruise starts out black and blue; it looks like the eclipse of the sun, the area around the mark left by the ball. Then it gets really blue. It is pretty neat looking." -- Shelley Duncan.

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