Now that’s what I call a “foul –” [BAM!] [Lede writer hit over head with sledgehammer]
The Indians had a live chicken in the outfield during BP:
It’s a, well, interesting day at Progressive Field. Yes, that is a live chicken in the outfield shagging flies. pic.twitter.com/fKTHeG5LIA
— Cleveland Indians (@Indians) September 4, 2013
His name is Cody and was given to Cody Allen by Justin Masterson, who had a clubbie pick him up at a local far.
And, more importantly, the Indians won post-chicken. Which, because baseball players are the most superstitious people on the planet, means the chicken will be with the team for a while. And if they do and start losing: team dinner.