A.J. Burnett and rosin bags are an explosive combination. Literally.
On Sunday, the Pittsburgh Pirates ace had a rosin bag explode all over him in Pittsburgh's loss to the Chicago Cubs. The rare spectacle is seen in the video clip above and is strange in and of itself.
However, further adding to the oddness of the explosion is the fact that Sunday marked the second time a rosin bag has given out on Burnett this season. Watch as the veteran pitcher signals the number two with his fingers immediately following the combustion.
The first occurrence happened on Opening Day at PNC Park. Coincidentally, that rosin bag explosion also happened against the Cubs.
Here is the video of the first explosion from April:
Very bizarre to say the least.
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