USD's Kris Bryant pranked by Greg Maddux, Red Bull

Video Description: Reigning baseball MVP and World Series hero Kris Bryant thinks he's shooting a baseball workout video. Bryant actually talks about Vegas toward the start of the video, even mentioning Maddux, but that's not the good stuff.

Hall of Famer Greg Maddux - who looks much like musician Dave Grohl when in a wig and hat - was the "sound guy" for Bryant's batting practice. Maddux gives Bryant some lip and then takes over as the batting practice pitcher.

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So Bryant probably should have had his antenna up when he went to the latest Red Bull shoot, which just so happened to take place at the high school field of Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux. Maddux, though, sold the production crew on it by saying "I throw BP to my Little League team" sometimes.

"Sound guy has a pretty could curve", Bryant said.

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The third baseman said he was surprised by Maddux and asked the pitcher if he still wanted the bat.

The encounter came a year after Bryant pulled off a prank of his own, when he pretended to be a transfer player at an Arizona community college.

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The Hall of Famer and four-time Cy Young Award victor was fixed with a wig, mustache and goatee to complete his transformation into the "Sound Guy" for the shoot.


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