Anything can happen during MLB batting practice, including veterinarypractice.
Pirates relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo and outfielders Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco helped save a bird Wednesday after teammate Josh Bell hit it with a ball, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette .
Bastardo, who held the bird like it was a hot dog, said the animal was"disorientated" after getting hit.
Antonio Bastardo claims the little thing was "disorientated" after Josh Bell hit it in BP. Ray Searage said he has crazy glue if that helps. pic.twitter.com/hs6snH9xE5
— Stephen J. Nesbitt (@stephenjnesbitt) April 12, 2017
Pittsburgh (3-4) hosts the Reds (6-2)Wednesday night in an attempt to get back to .500 for the season.