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Willians Astudillo faceplanted after fielding a bunt and was then given a faceful of seeds in the dugout

You might as well skip out on movies and concerts and seeing friends until baseball season is over because Willians Astudillo demands your constant attention. When he's on the field, he shows remarkable hustle while racing around the bases. And he's always up to something when hanging out in the dugout. He pulled off a little of both in the Twins' 8-4 loss to the Royals on Friday night. 
He started in the bottom of the second. With runners on first and second, Brian Goodwin dropped a bunt down the third-base line. José Berríos came out to grab the ball, but Astudillo was barreling after it, too. The catcher grabbed the ball and made a strong throw to third to get the out, but paid for his hustle by going down face-first into the grass. 

Berrios later decided that wasn't enough and tossed a handful of sunflower seeds in the catcher's face. 

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