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Teammates fool Diamondbacks player with lottery prank

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Each Sunday when he is in town, Diamondbacks mental skills coach Peter Crone sits with pitcher Wade Miley and the two scratch off some lottery tickets.

Earlier this year, Crone was talking with Diamondbacks reliever J.J. Putz, and the pair discussed what it would be like if they could pull a prank on Miley by convincing him that he actually won.

"Peter and I were talking one day and decided, 'Hmmm, that might be kind of funny,'" Putz said.

Fellow reliever Will Harris picked up a fake lottery ticket from Spencer's and they mixed it in with the real ones last Sunday.

"I thought I won $10,000," Miley said.

As he jumped around high-fiving his teammates in the trainer's room, Crone brought him back down to earth.

"You know there's a lot of people in here right now for no reason," Crone told him.

It was then Miley realized he had been pranked. To make matters worse, the team sent the video to MLB Network's Intentional Talk, and it aired this past week.

"They set me up," Miley said. "The whole world knows now."

So Miley did what any normal person does when they've been pranked — he turned it around on someone else.

Miley picked up lottery tickets on the way home that night and had his brother, Aaron, scratch them off.

"He was just as excited as I was," Miley said of his brother when he thought he won $10,000.

"It could have been better with my brother," said Miley, who could not keep a straight face for very long. "I just lost it."

VIDEO: Watch the prank

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hearsetrax's avatar - 0118

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Posted: August 19, 2013, 7:19 am - IP Logged

No Pity!

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    Posted: August 19, 2013, 9:08 am - IP Logged

    No Pity!

    I Agree!

    "You have to be in it to win it!"

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      Posted: August 19, 2013, 10:05 am - IP Logged

      I Agree!

      I Agree!

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        Posted: August 19, 2013, 10:07 am - IP Logged

        Must be a no news day.

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          Posted: August 19, 2013, 10:10 am - IP Logged

          Must be a no news day.

          I Agree!


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            Posted: August 19, 2013, 10:13 am - IP Logged

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              Posted: August 19, 2013, 10:22 am - IP Logged

              If he gets to the big league, he'll be making that every pitch.

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                Posted: August 19, 2013, 10:23 am - IP Logged

                Somebody from LP better win the jackpot this week, so we ca have some real news.

                Seek and ye shall find -Matt. 7:7 ...Ask and ye shall receive -John 16:24 ...Give and it shall be given unto you -Luke 6:38 ...Be careful what you ask for!!! -Mypiemaster 1:1

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                  Posted: August 19, 2013, 10:49 am - IP Logged

                  Somebody from LP better win the jackpot this week, so we ca have some real news.

                  Don't worry I am on it, already discussed my headline with Todd

                   

                   

                  "LotteryPost member JoshUK has hit it big with £68M Jackpot on the EuroMillions"

                   

                   

                  and........ then I woke up. No Pity!

                  2016 Won/Lost

                  EuroMillions / Spent: £22 / Won £0 / Total -£22

                  UK Lotto / Spent: £4 / Won: £0 / Total: -£4

                  2016 Total: -£24

                  Jan: -£22 Feb: £0 ~ Mar: £0 ~ April: £0 ~ May: £0 ~ June: £0 ~ July: £2

                   

                  EuroMillions = £2 Line / Played: x11 [old price] 

                  EuroMillions = £2.50 Line / Played: x0

                  UK Lotto = £2 Line / Played x2

                    helpmewin's avatar - dandy
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                    Posted: August 19, 2013, 10:58 am - IP Logged

                    Don't worry I am on it, already discussed my headline with Todd

                     

                     

                    "LotteryPost member JoshUK has hit it big with £68M Jackpot on the EuroMillions"

                     

                     

                    and........ then I woke up. No Pity!

                    LOL

                      helpmewin's avatar - dandy
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                      Posted: August 19, 2013, 11:00 am - IP Logged

                      Sleepy

                      I Agree! boring Thumbs Up

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                        Don't worry I am on it, already discussed my headline with Todd

                         

                         

                        "LotteryPost member JoshUK has hit it big with £68M Jackpot on the EuroMillions"

                         

                         

                        and........ then I woke up. No Pity!

                        Oh yeah. The universal dream sequence of lottery players, sometimes accompanied by the winning numbersDupe Alert

                        Seek and ye shall find -Matt. 7:7 ...Ask and ye shall receive -John 16:24 ...Give and it shall be given unto you -Luke 6:38 ...Be careful what you ask for!!! -Mypiemaster 1:1

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                          Posted: August 19, 2013, 11:54 am - IP Logged

                          lottery pranks sucks

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                            Posted: August 19, 2013, 12:01 pm - IP Logged

                            lottery pranks sucks

                            P***ed