To paraphrase Homer Simpson, this is why baseball is so great. Photographer Christian Abraham caught an amazing moment: the raised bat, the expression of the pitcher, the catcher interceding and the outfielder running in the background.
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Bridgeport Bluefish catcher John Nathans, right, prevents Long Island Duck's Jose Offerman (18) from hitting Bluefish pitcher Matt Beech with a bat during the second inning of an Atlantic League minor league baseball game in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007. Beech had hit Offerman with a pitch.