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Andrew McCutchen and the Pirates had to chase ducks off the field at PNC Park

When they're heading back east because the weather is warmer... ducks fly together. When the roosters are crowing and the cows are doing circles in the pasture... ducks fly together. And, when the Pirates bullpen and Andrew McCutchen are shooing them from the outfield as the Buccos and Giants play a high-scoring marathon... ducks reluctantly fly together.

The Pirates were desperately clinging to a 10-9 ninth-inning lead over the Giants on Monday (SPOILER ALERT: FREE BASEBALL!) when a gaggle of ducks landed in the outfield between innings. Andrew McCutchen jogged over to shoo them, which was obviously delightful to watch:

McCutchen chases ducks

But, the real hero here is the Pirates bullpen catcher who storms into the partly like his name is El Niño, throwing something at the ducks and waving his arms in the air like he just don't care. Lorde would be so disappointed.

Pirates Chase Ducks