Friday, April 19, 2013

Detroit Tigers Catcher Brayan Pena Takes One for the Team

When guys talk about 'taking one for the team' it can mean a whole host of things--none of them anything you want to do, but for the good of the team you are willing to suffer through, or take, whatever it is.

Like Brayan Pena did in a marathon of a game Thursday night. The Tigers catcher caught the relay throw from Prince Fielder at the plate as Justin Smoak came barreling down the base path. To put what happens next into context, Pena is a little dude at 5-foot 9-inches and Smoak is a bit of big guy at 6-foot 4-inches.

Now watch an epic collision at the plate:

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