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On Kyle Kendrick's birthday, let's remember the time he was fake-traded to Japan

Kyle Kendrick turned 29 on Monday. During his seven-year career, the Phillies starter has won 64 games, picked up a World Series ring and kissed Cliff Lee at Marlins Park.

He was also the victim of arguably baseball's greatest recent prank back in Spring Training '08. Enjoy lead prankster Brett Myers, Pat the Bat, a Kobayaski shoutout, Charlie Manuel's Oscar-winning performance and oh yeah, Kyle's face after hearing the news. 

 

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