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Will Venable just wanted to steal second base and he got plunked by a baseball instead

Venable plunked by soft liner after stealing second

Oh, Will Venable. You're a pretty great basestealer, so it's only natural that you took off with reckless abandon during Saturday's Orioles-Rangers game. And things were going so well at first! You ran like the wind, sure to claim second base in the name of Texas. 

Wait, is the batter swinging? That looks like it's heading toward ... uh oh:

Venable hit by ball

The Baseball Gods Scoff at the Futile Attempts of Ballplayers, Case File No. 12349523. 

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