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Alex Torres thinks safety first -- not fashion -- with gigantic cap
Alex Torres thinks safety first -- not fashion -- with gigantic cap

Didn't San Diego reliever Alex Torres look adorable Saturday night, out there pitching against the Dodgers in that oversize cap just like a little kid wearing his dad's gear? Not the look he was going for? Well, how about trend-setting, like maybe he was trying to start a new fashion craze kind of like those dudes who wear their gigantic jeans down at the knees? Still no? OK, fine. I'll just say it -- he looked ridiculous. But that's not the point. Actually it was all about safety, as Torres became the first major league pitcher to wear a protective cap approved by MLB back in January. He said he's had it for about a month, getting used to it while playing catch before trying it in...

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