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A pitch to the throat couldn't stop this ump from calling ball four

A-Rod wasn't the only casualty of an errant pitch at Fenway Park on Sunday. Umpire Brian O'Nora took a Franklin Morales fastball to the neck in the seventh inning after Yankees catcher Chris Stewart failed to make the snag. O'Nora was obviously hurting, but didn't let that stop him from doing his job -- after catching his breath, he managed an emphatic "That's ball four" to advance Jonny Gomes to first. O'Nora remained at his post for the rest of the game.

A comprehensive list of the activities we'd be capable of in the same situation: passing out, vomiting, softly moaning, becoming one with the pain, the pain, oh god the pain.

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