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A.J. Burnett gets silly-stringed by D-backs' mascot, uses little kid as shield

That just ain't right.

D. Baxter the Bobcat tried to spray A.J. Burnett with Silly String before Wednesday's Bucs-D-backs game and the Pirates starter shamelessly shielded himself with a young fan. As punishment for his cruel act, A.J. will now be forced to wear D. Baxter's green thong and walk out to Sisqo's sultry hit during his next start.

Just kidding, but seriously, how about that thong, th, thong, thong, thong?

-- Matt Monagan /

Photo courtesy of Amber Harding / Real-Time Correspondent