Braves Play “Rock You Like A Hurricane” While Hosting Marlins With Hurricane Irma Approaching

Bryan Brandom
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With powerful storm Hurricane Irma approaching the state of Florida, the Atlanta Braves did their neighbors to the south a solid.

The team offered free entry to anyone from the Sunshine State for a four-game series with the Miami Marlins that began on Thursday, knowing many evacuees would be headed to their Georgia city.

But with evacuated Floridians in the house, the Braves probably should have given their in-game playlist a quick scan—because popular stadium anthem “Rock You Like a Hurricane” by Scorpions was on it, and was blasted through SunTrust Park’s loudspeakers between innings.

The unfortunate song choice didn’t go unnoticed.

This outraged Marlins fans and Twitter users.

The Braves announced the song had been played accidentally, and apologized for the misstep.

The Braves scored two runs in the ninth to secure a 6-5 walk-off victory.

Here are some other songs they should look out for: “Like a Hurricane” by Neil Young, “When the Levee Breaks” by Led Zeppelin, “Hurricane” by Bob Dylan, “Riders on the Storm” by the Doors, and all 3,627 Credence Clearwater Revival songs about rain.

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