What's Lincoln Thinkin' - Marlins' prank gone wrong
We are about a third of the way through the baseball season, and the Marlins find themselves above .500 -- staying in the thick of the playoff race.
While the players have been performing well, the team is still finding ways to embarrass itself.
Multiple offenses for the Marlins' franchise this weekend. On Friday night, Team President David Samson allowed Marlins Park to announce that Muhammad Ali had died, two hours before the official announcement of his death..
But even when it comes to something as benign as a prank, the Marlins can't help but muck it up.
Most Major League Baseball players don't have a college degree, and sometimes you can tell, because they act like oversized kids.
As a result - pranks are a way of life in baseball.
Like this one from the Astros this weekend - Carlos Gomez and a few teammates steal the brand new car of rookie Tyler White - and they park it in the middle of the outfield.
White, doesn't seem happy about it, but for the rest of us, that's a prank gone right.
Now, take the Marlins..... please.
This attempt at a practical joke - 18-year-old Josh Naylor is the Marlins' second best prospect, and he's a bit of a prankster.
He pulled a real big one on roommate, and 4th rated prospect, 20-year-old Stone Garrett.
The details of the prank are murky, but the result, was Naylor slicing Garrett on the hand with a knife, requiring stitches.
The Marlins are such a circus, it's not hard to imagine, what they may have been doing.
Even at the young age of these two players, they're fitting right into the Marlins' culture of dysfunction.