GIF: The expert pieing techniques of Josh Reddick

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

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When it comes to celebratory pie-to-the-face best practices, the element of surprise is presumed to be essential. However, as Josh Reddick proved during the celebration following Oakland's Friday walk-off win over Detroit (yes, this is a few days old, but it ages well, not unlike Catherine Deneuve), it is deception within the rubric of surprise that leads to a devastated victim -- Josh Donaldson in this instance ...

If there's a "stop hitting yourself ... why do you keep hitting yourself?" variant of pieing (pying?), then this is it.

(Wink of CBS eye: MLB GIFS)

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