The Indians had a live chicken in the outfield for batting practice

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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:

 

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.