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A.J. Pierzynski faces every catcher's nightmare: a moth in his facemask

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If you've ever had your place of residence invaded by a moth, you know it can be an unsettling experience. Unlike other household bugs, moths make a poltergeist-like rapping sound whenever their wings hit anything. And if, heaven forbid, you make physical contact with one, the surprisingly substantial feeling of their bodies will haunt you for a while afterward.

So I can't really can't think of a much more terrifying moth-related scenario than having your head trapped in a tightly enclosed space with one. Unfortunately for A.J. Pierzynski, that's exactly what happened in his catcher's mask during Wednesday's Brewers-Rangers game.

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It's probably the scariest insect-to-head confrontation caught on camera since this one:


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