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Indians ride 'Cody' the chicken to win

Updated: September 5, 2013, 2:05 AM ET
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CLEVELAND -- Prior to Wednesday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles, the Cleveland Indians made friends with a different kind of bird.

Pitcher Justin Masterson carried a live chicken onto the field for the team's pregame drills. The bird, supplied by one of the Indians' clubhouse workers from an area farm, spent most of batting practice standing with Cleveland's pitchers in front of the warning track in center field.

The chicken, unfazed by its surroundings, stood calmly on ...

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