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Hyun Soo Kim gets underneath a fly ball as a can falls past him during the seventh inning.
Hyun Soo Kim gets underneath a fly ball as a can falls past him during the seventh inning. (Mark Blinch / AP)

A good baseball game turned into what probably passes for a bar fight in Canada briefly Tuesday night.

With the Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays tied 2-2 in the seventh inning of their American League wild-card game, Blue Jays outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. lifted a two-out pitch from left-hander Donnie Hart to deep left field. The roar inside the Rogers Centre suggested home run, but the ball died feet from the fence, where left fielder Hyun Soo Kim came to stand.

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There wasn't going to be a bat flip. There was going to be a can thrown.

The fan didn't miss by much.

Center fielder Adam Jones did not take kindly to this hospitality.

Had the can affected Kim's play on the ball — or even if it hadn't, and he'd messed it up altogether — the play likely would have been ruled an out, owing to fan interference. So, yeah. Kind of a lose-lose.

Maybe the offending beverage thrower is the same one from three years ago.

Good news for any Orioles in Toronto: You don't have to pay for drinks in left field.

Bad news: They're coming at your head, most likely.

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