Found March 08, 2013 on Sportress of Blogitude:
A bit of spring training humor occurred recently involving Los Angeles of Angels of Anaheim pitcher Jared Weaver and his evident — albeit perhaps only temporarily –  unfamiliarity with the common practice of a catcher making a warmup throw of his own to the second base bag  following a pitcher’s warmup tosses. Anyone who has ever played baseball, even all the way back to little league, let alone just watched a baseball game is well-aware of this routine and traditional throw-to-second rehearsal that takes place before the beginning of every inning. But for at least a split second, Jared Weaver was wholly lost on the entire process. After Weaver throws his last warmup pitch, Angels catcher Hank Conger proceeds to complete his customary throw to second base. Weaver reacts like it’s something he has never seen before in his entire life, scrambling out of the way while dropping to the ground, completing the needless evasive maneuver with a near-fully backwards somersault. What makes i...
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