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Brandon Crawford unleashed a less-than-accurate throw during batting practice on Thursday. On Wednesday we saw a tragically hilarious first pitch at the Boston Red Sox game where the ball went off course and hit a bystander in an area no man wants to be hit. This baseball-to-groin incident happened during batting practice before the Philadelphia Phillies faced the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park.