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Baseball coach jailed for cruel tactic Published: August 16, 2013

A Texas coach has been convicted of criminal charges for hitting one of his young players repeatedly with baseballs, according to CBS News.

The site reports Ron Santos, 26, was accused of throwing as many as 15 pitches at the teenager, ranging in speed from 60-80 miles per hour.

The hits left the 15-year-old covered in bruises. Santos called it “training” to teach the players how to take a pitch, CBS News reports.

H/T: Yahoo!
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