Bounce me, maybe: Carly Rae Jepsen had a little trouble throwing out the first pitch

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“Call Me Maybe” singer Carly Rae Jepsen threw out the ceremonial first pitch at yesterday’s Astros-Rays game and it was really, really bad:

The weird thing is that Jepsen previously threw out the first pitch at an Orioles game two months ago and was actually pretty impressive. Maybe, like Alfredo Aceves, she’s pitching hurt.

Video: Troy Tulowitzki plays along with a photographer who thought he was a pitcher

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Thursday marked photo day for the Blue Jays. There are always some oddities, usually when the players create fun for themselves. This time, the fun happened when a photographer mistook shortstop Troy Tulowitzki for a pitcher. Tulowitzki rolled with it and followed the photographer’s instructions to pose like a pitcher.

Hazel Mae has the hilarious video:

Hitters, of course, typically pose with a bat over their shoulder. Pitchers typically have their hand in their glove, sometimes leaning forward as if receiving the signs from their catcher.

Tulowitzki has exclusively played shortstop during his 12-year career in the majors, but perhaps one day he’ll step on the mound and be able to call himself a pitcher.