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Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon went 3-for-4 on the final day of the MLB season to narrowly edge Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper for the NL batting title.

After accomplishing such a feat, one can expect an outpouring of praise and adulation from fans, friends, family and peers. Unless those folks have the wrong number.

A flurry of congratulatory messages were texted to Gordon in the wake of his feat -- only he didn't receive several of them because they were sent to his old number. Instead, Joe Adel received those messages and shared them in a tweet to Gordon: "I think I have your old cell phone # n people are giving you love and your not receiving it. Congrats man"

Dee Gordon@JoeAdel21

Adel is a former pitcher for the USF baseball team so he's probably used to some celebrity. But nothing can prepare you for having a pro athlete's following.

Here's hoping Adel has unlimited text messages.

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Taylor SwiftGeorge Pimentel/Getty Images for TAS

Despite the MVP hitting of Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals fans have been clamoring for more power in their lineup. Friday night, they just wanted actual power in the stadium.

Three times during the Dodgers-Nationals game, a bank of lights went out at the park. And after the third electrical problem, the umpires called the game.

That got some players wondering: What could have caused this electrical outage? The logical answer: the last person to use the facility.

Then all was cleared up by Harper, who reminded us about his lengthy hair routine.

"Bad Blood" or not, Swift's camp experienced a mechanical malfunction during her show at Nationals Park earlier this week, so we might never know the real source of the power failures. Let's all "Shake It Off." The game will resume Saturday.

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Mike Trout surprises young fan with gifts

June 10, 2015

Tucker Vasher is a big fan of Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout.

Vasher, who suffers from brittle bone disease, received a surprise from Trout just days before he underwent surgery.

And it was a pretty awesome surprise . . . 

"This is like the the greatest day of my life," Vasher said.

The two are friends on Twitter and occasionally message back and forth about Vasher's progress.

Trout is tied for third in the American League with 16 home runs, and he clearly knocked another one out of the park with this gesture.

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We knew Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto was good at drawing walks, but this is ridiculous.

Yes, during Sunday's game against the Washington Nationals, Votto took a ball to reach a 3-2 count ... but was awarded a walk and, as a result, headed to first base. No one seemed to notice the error.

According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, this stemmed from an extra ball being added to the stadium scoreboard. It even had the TV play-by-play crew fooled.

And although it likely didn't influence the final outcome too much -- the Reds won 8-2 -- it did come as part of a six-run seventh inning. So ... perhaps Votto's otherworldly walk-drawing did give Cincinnati an edge?

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Cardale Jones appears to be enjoying the fame that comes with winning the first College Football Playoff.

The Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback attended Wednesday's Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference semifinal between the Chicago Bulls and his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers. And although it did result in some beef with Joakim Noah, Jones got a chance to hype up the crowd during the Cavaliers' comprehensive victory.

Jones wasn't done. Ever the active tweeter, he took to social media Thursday and:

Jones' complaint stems from running back Ezekiel Elliot's throwing out the first pitch at a St. Louis Cardinals game Tuesday.

Elliott noticed the complaints, and wasn't about to be humble.

Thirsty? Perhaps. But apparently it worked!

H/T For The Win

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