If you saw the Padres vs. Dodgers game on Saturday, you would have seen relief pitcher Alex Torres wearing a funny-lookin’ cap:
No, he’s not pulling a Pharrell; it’s a new padded cap for pitchers, to protect their noggins from line drives to the head. You can see how it works here:
MLB pitchers have had the option of wearing the padded caps all season, but Torres was the first to brave looking a fool and protecting his head. Think it’ll catch on?