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Santana proposes All-Star dodgeball game

Santana proposes All-Star dodgeball game

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Santana proposes All-Star dodgeball game

CHICAGO -- Pitcher Ervin Santana is becoming a Twitter favorite.

He tweeted a video of him and teammates Salvador Perez and Lorenzo Cain sitting in the clubhouse and then diving for cover as trade rumors "blow up" amongst them. Santana created the video himself.

Now he's stirring comments with his proposal that, on the day prior to the All-Star Game, a dodgeball competition should be held for pitchers in addition to the Home Run Derby.

"Something different so we don't have to sit there watching the hitters having fun," he said.

Which, of course, is what Santana is having with his suggestion.

"It's not going to happen, but I'm having fun. It's something different," he said.

Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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