Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Do you remember the story about how upset top Baltimore Orioles prospect Kevin Gausman was when he learned that Hostess was shutting down shop last fall? O’s outfielder Adam Jones was paying very close attention. Just to rehash your memory. . .Gausman eats one powdered mini donut before he takes the mound, then four between each inning he pitches. Realistically, Gausman could eat 33 of these messy treats in a 9-inning game. Theoretically, he would need to consume somewhere around 1200 donuts in a year over the course of 36 starts. Jones has him covered, as he tweeted out a photo of the prank/gift he set up at Gausman’s Spring Training locker. That’s a lot of friggin donuts. Jones has apparently Indian-gifted some of the treats. And Gausman should not let his guard down. A hot foot is still on the docket.
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