Bird uninjured after being struck by Jamie Moyer pitch

A small bluebird flew into the path of a pitch Philies reliever Jamie Moyer threw today during his bullpen session, instantly dropping the ball to the ground. "I've never seen anything like it," said catcher Paul Bako. "The bird came out of nowhere, then — BOOM! — its wing just knocked Jamie's pitch right out of the air. Then the bird fluttered there for a bit until it eventually flew away." Moyer said he wasn't at all surprised by the scene. "It's actually happened to me before," he said. "I worked on my accuracy as a kid by bouncing balls off butterflies."


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