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A.J. Pierzynski attempts to frame a pitch that bounces five feet in front of home plate

A.J. Pierzynski: King of the pitch-framers

Framing a pitch is an art form -- one that has been perfected over the years by the likes of Brad Ausmus, Russell Martin and Mike Piazza. Generally, these catchers try to frame their strike on a pitch that is relatively close to the zone. But during Monday's Giants-Braves game, Atlanta catcher A.J. Pierzynski attempted to frame a breaking ball that bounced about five feet in front of home plate.

A valiant effort, A.J. That's a strike in our books.

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