This type of imitation was less flattery and more tomfoolery.Twins pitcher Mike Pelfrey donned a Brian Dozier jersey prior to Minnesota's game in Toronto on Wednesday. Pelfrey also shadowed his teammate during pregame warmups. MORE: Jersey Confidence Index, edition | Most dominating pitchers, pitch by pitch The resemblance is uncanny. Well, except for the obvious differences in height and weight.So what was the deal? It was all in the name of team morale. Related News

Reimagining team logos as area codes Mike Pelfrey explained his pregame warmup: Just trying to keep everyone loose. He joked that he wanted people to think Dozier was his son.— Phil Miller (@MillerStrib) August 6, 2015Yeah, it's a long season, and the Twins are fighting for a playoff spot. A player wearing a teammate's uniform and stalking? Sure, why not?