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Ouch. You have to feel for Braden Wells of Oregon State, who took a pitch on the cheek in the Beavers' recent 3-2 victory over Arizona.
Pain comes in all forms (see the spread this issue online). There's the physical, like the various hurts of the 10 Texas Rangers on the disabled list. There's the psychic, like the bruised egos suffered by all those NBA coaches who are getting fired. There's the communal, felt by the fans of the teams that are being eliminated from the NBA and Stanley ...
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