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Charlie Blackmon deals with torrential rain by pretending it's not there

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Have you ever wanted to know what it would be like to play baseball on Venus? Well, you're in luck, because on Friday night, the Dodgers and the Rockies gave us a peek into our extra-planetary future, playing through rain straight out of Ray Bradbury's "All Summer in a Day."

When we as humanity decamp from Earth and move to outer space, you better believe we're bringing baseball with us. Since Bradbury's story tells us that Venus is a planet where it rains all day for seven years straight, VLB (Venusian League Baseball) will have to abolish the weather delay.

Charlie Blackmon gets it. He's already VLB's Player of the Month: 

However, in VLB, "walks" are now called "swims." 

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