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Sean Doolittle defeats Yadier Molina in 2015 Face of MLB

This contest is still dumb. But it's our dumb contest to win.

Look at that face.
Look at that face.
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The 2015 Face of MLB competition tweets on with Athletics fans advancing Sean Doolittle to the quarterfinals. Doolittle defeated St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina in the round of 16, and previously beat Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve in the opening round.

A's fans' history with the Face of MLB position is an interesting tightrope for us to walk. We have alternately described the contest as "silly" and "super dumb," yet we keep getting drawn into it. Here is how we've been drawn into it:

The four quarterfinal rounds should be taking place over the next week or so.