5 Most Ridiculous Facial Expressions from Kansas City Royals Through 2014′s First Half

5 Most Ridiculous Kansas City Royals Facial Expressions

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Baseball is always ripe with comedic moments, and in stressful times we'd all be doing ourselves a favor by appreciating them wholeheartedly. One of the game's most laugh-inducing factors is its capacity to produce some truly insane facial expressions. In the spirit of the fun of the game, take a breath between pressure-packed moments and enjoy some of the goofiest faces Kansas City Royals baseball has to offer.

5. Salvador Perez Grounding Out

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5. Salvador Perez Grounding Out

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I don't even know what that is. Pain? Ecstasy? Did he just take a pitch off the knuckles, or is he singing soulfully as he exits the batter's box? I guess we'll never know. Actually, this is him grounding into a force-out to end a game against the Seattle Mariners, so apparently that's the sting of failure in action.

4. Pedro Ciriaco Getting Beaned

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4. Pedro Ciriaco Getting Beaned

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This unique combination of anger, pain and confusion comes to you courtesy of Pedro Ciriaco. May he and his emotive features be fondly remembered and missed (if he doesn't clear waivers).

3. Danny Duffy Delivering a Pitch

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3. Danny Duffy Delivering a Pitch

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Danny Duffy often has a look on his face that indicates an anger that's physically straining him to the point of possible brain trauma. Duffy wants to strike out everyone you've ever loved with the pitch he's throwing right there. That's the look of determination that comes with a 2.69 ERA and a will to become one of the best pitchers in the game. It's either that or he just ruthlessly hates everyone he pitches against.

2. Yordano Ventura Delivering a Pitch

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2. Yordano Ventura Delivering a Pitch

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Now there's a pitch delivery facial expression I've never seen before. You'll typically see some form of anger or tension on a pitcher's face during his throws to home plate, but this is totally different. Why Yordano Ventura looks like a drunk duck when he throws all his pitches may forever remain a mystery.

1. Nori Aoki Doing Anything

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1. Nori Aoki Doing Anything

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As the Internet will excitedly inform you, Nori Aoki looks absolutely ridiculous while playing the game he gets paid millions to play. Search for him anywhere online, and you'll see what I mean. He's a veritable expert of looking strange on a baseball diamond, and despite being on the disabled list for 10-plus days, he's still my desktop background. I'm thinking about changing it, but only to another shot of him being his awesomely bizarre self.

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