Watch: Thursday was a very good night for baseball pranks

Friday May 20th, 2016

At least a couple of players seem to be joining Bryce Harper’s quest to Make Baseball Fun Again.

During Thursday night’s games, Brandon Phillips and Daniel Murphy both had a little fun at their opponents’ expense. 

Murphy’s tomfoolery also happened to be a pretty smart baseball play, preventing Yoenis Cespedes from having a chance to go first to third on a single. As an added bonus, he got to have a chuckle at his former teammate. 


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Phillips was just being a jokester, though, scaring the crap out of Juan Uribe by planting a tag on him when he didn’t even have the ball. 

That’s playing the game the right way. 

- Dan Gartland

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