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Jason Heyward got stung at least 20 times by a swarm of bees, but hit a home run anyway

Spring is in the air. The birds are chirping, the bees are buzzing and Jason Heyward is in the outfield being stung by said bees. It's easy to blame the bees for being jerks, but this was 100 percent on Heyward. The first rule of bees is don't swat at the bees. They're faster than you, can fly and a baseball glove is a poor swatting implement.

That said, Heyward handled the whole thing like a total baller. Dude gets stung a whole bunch, doesn't even care and rocks a homer in his next at-bat. Tip for the future, Jason: Those bees are more afraid of you than you are of it. Just walk away slowly. He had a good sense of humor about it.

Maybe this is an elaborate scheme to fit in with the Cubs. Bears are known to be stung by bees a lot when they're out looking for honey.