Video: Fernando Rodney got locked in the dugout bathroom last night

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There was some drama in last night’s game between the Rays and Athletics and I’m not just talking about what was happening on the field. You see, Rays closer Fernando Rodney somehow got locked in the dugout bathroom in the eighth inning and had to be rescued. Seriously.

According to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, Rodney was stuck in the bathroom for about 15 minutes. Here’s the account from the unfortunate victim:

“The door locked, I don’t know how,” he said. “I’m yelling, “Hey unlock this, someone’s in the bathroom.” … It was hot inside, I could only hear the crowd with the game, I can’t see what’s going on. …

“It was weird.”

You can watch the video of the rescue below:

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The rescue occurred in the middle of a game-tying rally in the top of the eighth inning while the Athletics took the lead back in the next half-inning, so naturally Rays manager Joe Maddon said after the game that “we should have kept him in there.”

Mariners’ Moore placed on concussion list, out for season

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SEATTLE — Seattle Mariners second baseman Dylan Moore‘s season is over after he was placed on the seven-day concussion list Tuesday.

Moore was hit in the head for the second time in a week, taking a 92 mph fastball from Houston Astros reliever Brandon Bielak off the helmet in a 6-1 win over Houston on Monday night. Moore remained in the game, but began to feel effects afterward, Mariners manager Scott Servais said.

Moore also briefly stayed in the game after taking a 99 mph pitch to the head from San Francisco Giants reliever Sam Coonrod last Wednesday. He was pulled before taking the field the next inning. Moore returned to the lineup the next day.

Ty France will take Moore’s place at second base and the Mariners called up outfielder Jake Fraley to take his roster spot against the Astros on Tuesday night.