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Brett Hayes Throws Ball At Shane Victorino’s Head From Point Blank

Jun 15, 2011, 1:24 PM EDT

In one of the more bizarre things we've seen while watching a baseball game lately, Marlins catcher Brett Hayes, when throwing the ball back to his pitcher, hit Shane Victorino who was up to bat right in the side of the head.

In one of the more bizarre things we’ve seen while watching a baseball game, Marlins catcher Brett Hayes, when throwing the ball back to his pitcher, hit batter Shane Victorino in the side of the head.

Shane was perplexed at how awful a professional baseball player’s aim could be, but eventually shrugged it off.

Victorino paid him back by ripping a double a few pitches later and subsequently scored on a Ryan Howard double.

UPDATE: watch a GIF of the play here