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Prince Fielder Blacked Out Before Going After Guillermo Mota

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Er. Um. Apparently.

Fielder had said he didn’t “remember” his delayed reaction after reliever Guillermo Mota, a former teammate, hit him with two outs in the ninth inning of the 17-4 Dodgers win, presumably as payback for Chris Smith grazing Manny Ramirez with a pitch two innings earlier. ESPN.


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But despite not “remembering” his childish, effeminate hissy fit, Fielder still had the wherewithal to acknowledge that he didn’t handle the situation well.

“I don’t feel I over-reacted [to being thrown at], but I feel like my actions probably weren’t the best,” Fielder said, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. “I know there are better ways of handling it. I’ve learned from it.”

The better ways include:

1.) Sending a letter; or

2.) Eating a beet sandwich; or

3.) Acknowledging that there’s no way you felt the impact of the pitch through that bulbous growth you call a thigh, and move on.


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Brett Taylor is the Editor of Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.