WATCH: Baseball pitcher kills bird in flight

Zac Gallen is in phenomenal form this season and for the second time in history, a bird has figured out the hard way not to get in front of a shot from an Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher.

Many will remember the incident involving Randy Johnson, a former Montreal Expos, in a preseason baseball game in 2001. white bird that had the misfortune to be in the path of the bullet.

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Gallen was practicing with a receiver before Wednesday night’s game against the Oakland Athletics. Unleashing a curve ball, the 27-year-old gunner accidentally hit a small black bird, under the lens of Bally Sports Arizona cameras.

No need to mention that the American was surprised. He also regretfully confirmed the death of the animal to the media.

This season, Gallen leads the National League with six wins in nine starts. He had a 2.35 run-against average in 57 1/3 innings on the mound.

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