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Andres Torres pulls a Bo Jackson, breaks his bat after striking out

There's never a good time to strike out, but if you're leading by three with runners in scoring position, it really isn't the worst thing imaginable. An inning-ending double play would be way worse.

Don't tell that to Andres Torres. After A's relief pitcher Pat Neshek got the punch out during Thursday's eighth inning, Torres proceeded to -- well, just take a look:


Torres is hardly the first MLBer to snap his lumber - heck, even pitcher Jeff Samardzija did it - but none has ever lived up to the legend of Bo Jackson:


-- Dakota Gardner /

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