Adam Dunn Pitched In A Game Tuesday Night

If there is a silver lining to a 15-0 game, it's the possibility that you might see something absurd, like watching a bear-man with 457 career home runs pitch in the ninth inning. Adam Dunn was called in to pitch the final inning for the White Sox tonight in a Rangers blowout. In one inning of work, Dunn allowed one run on two hits and a walk. He now has a 9.00 ERA, but he owned the inside of that plate.

Here is Adam Dunn getting his first out of the inning, a ground-ball to second on a 3-1 count:

MLB's play-by-play data had Dunn relying exclusively on the changeup (he got as high as 83 mph on the gun) except for two pitches. Dunn apparently threw a curveball and slider to his final batter, Rougned Odor. He got 'em with old reliable, though.

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Dunn didn't just add his name to the list of all the random position players to have pitched in a major league game, he added his name to a very random and very short list of Hall of Famers.

He then led off the bottom of the ninth with a groundout to second.

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[MLB]