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Twins players pranked their coach by sticking a paper cup on his head

During a 162-game season, even the most committed players and teams need something to break up the long march to October. During Thursday night's 7-2 win over the Brewers, the Twins used a prank to add some humor to the dog days of summer.

An anonymous prankster subtly did this:


Whether that prankster was Ervin Santana or not is unclear. What is clear, though, is that Santana appears to be the biggest fan of this act of cap vandalism.


When things are going well for a team, jokes are all a bit funnier. For the Twins -- who are winners of five straight games -- pranks like these land on a receptive audience.