Or as most of my female friends would cry, "Anything but the face!"

The event of Torii Hunter's second cranial beaning of 2007 seems an appropriate time to reflect on the ridiculous season he's had so far.

Before taking a fastball off the teeth from anxious Royals pitcher Zach Greinke, Hunter was on a 12-game hitting streak, had a .315 average, hit four homers and stole just as many bases, knocked in a MLB-high 13 doubles, and had a .658 slugging percentage, the seventh highest in baseball.

All of which means he was the best centerfielder in baseball this month, so it's no surprise he's been taking some high heat. Here's hoping our favorite contract-year Twin won't be too uncomfortable in the batter's box when he returns this weekend.

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