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MLB.com Reporter's Worst Nightmare Comes True: Laptop Busted by Foul Ball

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Well, this reporter is going to miss deadline.

Mark Sheldon, the Reds beat reporter for MLB.com, was just about to file his game story for Cincinnati's 8-3 win over the Giants on Tuesday night when Pablo Sandoval ruined his night.

The Panda hit a foul ball with two outs in the top of the eighth, shattering the reporter's laptop and his spirit based on his head hang when he saw the damage.

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Here's Sheldon's game recap. No word on how he completed it — on his phone? Borrowing a colleague's computer in the press box? Old-fashioned phoning it in?

Either way, well done, sir.

[MLB.com Cut4]

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