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Saturday, June 21, 2014

Moths in the 8th in St. Louis v Phillies

6/20/14, "Second base umpire Angel Campos swats at a swarm of moths flying around the field in the eighth inning of a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies, Friday, June 20, 2014 in St. Louis," ap. Final 5-1 Phillies after 50 minute rain delay.


6/20/14, "Billiant Burnett boosts streaking Phillies past Cardinals," Delaware County (Pa.) Daily Times, Dennis Deitch

"The toughest foe over the final few innings might have been the moths that were swarming the field after a 50-minute rain relay prior to the game.

They were hitting me. It was a mess out there,” said Burnett, who didn’t have to be approached after throwing 100 pitches in the first eight innings to see if he wanted to close out the game in the ninth.

“I was able to put things behind me, whether it was a bad pitch or the bugs.”"...



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