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Catcher David Ross pitches 1-2-3 inning, hits home run, has best day ever

Best day ever? C Ross pitches 1-2-3 inning, homers

Oh, you had a good Sunday? What'd you do? Find a sweet brunch place? Harvest a new crop on FarmVille? Have a successful trip to Home Depot?

Well, David Ross' day might've been a bit better. The catcher came in to pitch in the ninth inning of the Cubs' eventual 11-5 loss to the Phillies, and just as he did the last time he was called to the mound, the catcher retired the side in order:

And Mr. Ross refused to stop there. In the bottom of the inning, he stepped up to the plate and deposited a ball into the left-field bleachers:

The 38-year-old, whose fastball topped out at about 72 mph, talked to's Greg Garno about his performance:

"My goal was to throw it right down the middle and then see how fast," Ross said. "I know how hard [hitting] is, judging from my batting average, so I just try to throw it and see if they hit it at somebody."

After the game, Ross proceeded to rake and water the entire infield, reconstruct the Chicago Spire and solve world peace.

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