Insects on the baseball field

Catcher Jorge Posada #20 (L) of the New York Yankees sprays relief pitcher Mariano Rivera #42 with bug spray as gnats (insects) swarm around the pitchers mound (as well as the rest of the field) against the Cleveland Indians during Game Two of the American League Divisional Series at Jacobs Field on October 5, 2007 in Cleveland, Ohio.

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MLB players have to deal with pesky reporters, PED scandals, and swarms of insects. Wait, what? Yes, there have been many cases of six-legged pests bugging players on the field. These photos will make your skin crawl.

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