Superstition? Fetish? We honestly have no idea. Montero went 0-for-5.

Update: An explanation! Of sorts.

#Dbacks catcher Montero licked his bats last night to see which had grain sticking out more. Couldn't feel thru batting gloves. @Deadspin

— Steve Gilbert (@SteveGilbertMLB) July 2, 2013

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