Zac Gallen Killed a Bird With a Warmup Toss
What do Arizona Diamondbacks pitchers have against birds? On Wednesday afternoon, D-Backs ace Zac Gallen was warming up in the outfield of Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum when he uncorked a curveball and nailed a bird that flew in the ball's path. It was an incredible moment that recalled when fellow Arizona pitcher Randy Johnson killed a bird with a fastball during spring training in 2001.
Check this out:
The bird's lifeless body coming to rest between the feet of Gallen's catch partner is really dark.
And here's what Johnson did 22 years ago:
What are the odds of that happening to another MLB pitcher, let alone it happening to a Diamondbacks pitcher again? Absolutely insane.