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Following his release from the Cleveland Indians this spring, Jeff Francoeur signed with the Padres and joined the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas.

Upon his arrival in late March, Francoeur's new teammates decided to play a prank on him, by pretending that pitcher Jorge Reyes was deaf.

Chihuahuas first baseman Cody Decker made this film documenting the prank, in which everyone on the team mercilessly makes fun of Francoeur.

Reyes went to extreme lengths to keep up the joke, making sure he never listened to music in front of Francoeur and staying mute in the clubhouse for weeks.

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