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Pigeons took over Game 4 of the NLDS, but this isn't the first time for the Nats

There were a few extra "players" on the field during the Nats' 5-0 win over the Cubs in Game 4 of the NLDS presented by T-Mobile on Wednesday. The Nats took their positions on defense, but in between Ryan Zimmerman and Daniel Murphy, several pigeons perched on the field -- and they looked like they were too comfortable to move.
After the first inning, Murphy was spotted running among the birds in what became a majestic GIF:'s Mark Feinsand was worried the pigeons could be a distraction as they parked themselves in between first and second base.

And then they began flocking around Cubs shortstop Addison Russell …

But perhaps these pigeons were related to #RallyPigeon  -- a bird whose stubborn ways helped create a win for the Nats earlier this year. Only time will tell.
Tune in to Game 5 of the NLDS, Thursday at 8 p.m. ET on TBS.