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Will Ferrell joins the Minors

May 7, 2010

Will Ferrell, as Rojo Johnson, with Triple-A Round Rock. (Express)

Will Ferrell took to the mound last night for Triple-A Round Rock, an Astros affiliate, and was ejected after throwing one pitch against Nashville.

Billy Ray “Rojo” Johnson, wearing No. 99 and adorned with glitzy necklaces, cans of beer and a bushy mustache, threw one pitch before being ejected and chased around the field by a Nashville batter.

Yes, this really happened. I wrote a story about it and put together a photo gallery from the night, give it a look.

“Mentally, I feel like I have the strength of 10 men, after that,” Johnson, who ripped off his mustache during the on-field chase, told reporters in a postgame press conference.

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