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Braves' Organist Plays 'Beat It' for Blue Jays Player Arrested for Public Masturbation

Atlanta Braves organist Matthew Kaminski always plays walk-up songs for opposing players that have something to do with their name or something about them. They're usually fun and lighthearted. For Starling Marte, it will be "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" or for somebody who played at the University of Georgia he'll play "Rocky Top" a couple times before playing the UGA fight song in their last at-bat. It's always fun at games to listen to the song and try to figure out what it has to do with the player.

Well last night's walk-up ditty for Toronto Blue Jays catcher Reese McGuire may have been Kaminski's best work to date. As McGuire strolled to the plate, you can hear the organ playing Michael Jackson's "Beat It", which may not immediately register as having anything to do with McGuire — unless you were already aware that he was arrested in February for public masturbation.

That, ladies and gentlemen, is how you play walk-up music for an opposing player. I can only imagine what was going through McGuire's head as it registered with him why that song was being played. Referencing a player's public masturbation arrest over a stadium loudspeaker is a far better mental game than any trash talk ever could be.

McGuire went 0-3 with two strikeouts in Toronto's 4-3 loss last night. Well done, Matthew Kaminski.