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During Friday's Rockies/Giants game in San Francisco, a rather memorable visitor appeared in McCovey Cove:
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That's right. A Delorean hovercraft was out making waves during Tim Lincecum's start Friday night. Let's just say fans at the game that night aren't going to forget it anytime soon.
Monday afternoon, these tweets showed up:
Yes time travel is possible. Will explain later.
— Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) August 13, 2012
Call me the modern day doc emmit brown. Stay tuned.
— Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) August 13, 2012
Coincidence? I think not.
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Either James Bond or Marty McFly was navigating through McCovey Cove outside at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Friday.
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Hunter Pence hit a three-run homer during a five-run rally in the eighth inning that lifted the San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies 9-6 on Sunday.
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We couldn't pass this story up, mostly because Jose Canseco was once a promising Major League Baseball player and has somehow devolved into a bizarre, desperate for attention, whack job.
And there is a reason we say this.
Jose, or at least somebody pretending to be him, appears to have written an article for a magazine called Vice.com. Again, we have...