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Robinson Chirinos made the terrible mistake of touching Adrian Beltre’s head. 

By Dan Gartland
June 30, 2016

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Could this have been what led to the Rangers’ epic collapse on Wednesday night?

In the eighth inning against the Yankees, Adrian Beltre hit a solo homer to push Texas’s lead to 7–2. And then teammate Robinson Chirinos made the biggest mistake in baseball: he touched Beltre on the head. 


Adrian Beltre hits Elvis Andrus with a righteous death glare

Seriously, do not touch Beltre’s dome. This has been well documented.

The Yankees went on to score six runs in the ninth, capped by a Didi Gregorius walk-off homer. Lesson learned. 

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