As the MLB regular season winds down, some teams are getting magic numbers while other teams are adopting pet chickens. Wait, what? Indians relief pitcher Cody Allen brought his pet chicken onto the field for batting practice. Check out images of the pitcher’s pet and other pranks over the years.
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Pirates snap losing-seasons streak "@Indians: It's a, well, interesting day at Progressive Field. Yes, that is a live chicken in the outfield shagging flies." Eric Thames of the Toronto Blue Jays with bubble gum bubble stuck to his hat against the Baltimore Orioles during MLB action at the Rogers Centre April 15, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Both teams wore the number 42 in honour of Jackie Robinson Day. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images) (File photo) Catcher Jason Varitek #33 of the Boston Red Sox is hassled by 'Raymond' the macot for the Devil Rays before the game between the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Devil Rays at Tropicana Field in St Petersburg, Florida on July 3, 2006. The Devil Rays defeated the Red Sox 3-0. (Photo by Warren Wimmer/WireImage) (FILE photo) Pitcher George Sherrill #52 of the Seattle Mariners, newly called up from the minor leagues, walks out to the bullpen without realizing that his teammates had placed bubblegum on his cap prior to the game against the Cleveland Indians on July 15, 2004 at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) (FILE photo) Fernando Rodney #56 of the Detroit Tigers, a victim of a prank by teammates, walks to the bullpen with a cup attached to his head with chewing gum during a game against the Chicago Cubs on June 18, 2006 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Tigers defeated the Cubs 12-3. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Daisuke Matsuzaka #18 of the Boston Red Sox stands in the dugout with a piece of bubble gum on his hat during a game against the Colorado Rockies during Game Four of the 2007 Major League Baseball World Series at Coors Field on October 28, 2007 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) The Phillie Phanatic jokes with Orlando Hudson #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers before the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on May 14, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Dodgers defeated the Phillies 5-3 in 10 innings. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) Pitcher Fausto Carmona #55 of the Cleveland Indians unknowingly wears a paper cup stuck to his hat put there by teammates as a prank during the game with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on September 8, 2010 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)