In this instant the synapses became overloaded. Clemens heaved the daggerlike
piece of wood toward the Yankees' on-deck circle. ("I didn't even know
[Piazza] was running," Clemens would say.) The bat, its sharp end tumbling
end over end, cartwheeled only about a foot in front of Piazza. "What's
your problem?" Piazza yelled.
--from "Roger and Out" by Tom Verducci, Sports Illustrated, October