Rally Chickens take over batting practice at Progressive Field, give Indians inspiration
Summary of 2 articles · Updated May 3, 2014
That's right, the Rally Chickens returned to Progressive Field, and for one night anyway, it worked, as Cleveland outslugged the Chicago White Sox for a 12-5 victory. Coming into play on Friday with a six-game losing streak, the Indians reached into their bag of tricks and called on an old reliable source for inspiration. Could lightning strike twice? The Indians hope so. The Indians were a little down on their luck and needed to find something quickly to get them back on track, so they pulled out the suits and went to work. If you recall, pitcher Justin Masterson brought his new chicken, which was reportedly a gift from teammate Cody Allen, to the ballpark to shag fly balls with the guys before a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates last Sept. 4.