This has got to be a prank for the record books.
Jeff Francoeur is currently playing for the El Paso Chihuahuas, the San Diego Padres' Triple-A affiliate team, and he was recently the victim of a funny weeks-long prank at the hands of his teammates.
They convinced Francoeur that pitcher Jorge Reyes, was deaf.
Even though Reyes would try to give him hints to the joke, he still didn't catch on. The video below shows his reaction to the news: