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Mets lefty Steven Matz caught a huge shark and has frightening photo to prove it

Spring training afternoons feature plenty of free time for players, especially before the Grapefruit and Cactus League games begin.

Many play golf and others apparently go hunting for sharks.

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Fishing with @BlacktipH was no joke. They got me and @GilmartinSean hooked up with some sharks! pic.twitter.com/ci8RYFcJ8i

— Steven Matz (@Smatz88) February 21, 2017

Mets lefty Steven Matz joined teammate Sean Gilmartin on a fishing excursion Tuesday and got a little more than he bargained for in the process. And we're sure the Mets took a couple of deep breaths after seeing this:

Who says spring training is relaxing? There are scorpions in the desert and relatives of Jaws in the ocean.