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Hector Rondon got stuck in the bullpen bathroom after NLDS Game 1

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According to the Associated Press, Cubs closer Hector Rondon got stuck in the bullpen bathroom for a few minutes following the conclusion of Game 1 of the NLDS against the Cardinals, a 4-0 loss.

The lock simply malfunctioned, according to Joe Walsh, the director of stadium operations for the Cardinals.

The Cardinals replaced the lock before Game 2 started on Saturday.

Rondon joins a list of baseball players to get locked in the bathroom which includes Jeff Francoeur (link), Fernando Rodney (link), and Jose Ceda (link).

Luis Urías to miss six to eight weeks with fractured hamate bone

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Robert Murray reports that Brewers infielder Luis Urías underwent surgery to repair a fractured left hamate bone, suffered during a game in the Mexican Pacific Winter League. The club expects him to miss six to eight weeks, which likely means he will not start the regular season on time.

The Brewers acquired Urías from the Padres along with pitcher Eric Lauer in late November in exchange for pitcher Zach Davies and outfielder Trent Grisham.

Last season with the Padres, Urías hit .223/.329/.326 across 249 plate appearances. While his offense isn’t anything to write home about, he does play above-average defense with the ability to play several positions.

Urías was slated to be the regular shortstop, so his late start likely means Orlando Arcia will get another chance to prove himself. Arcia has failed to live up to expectations across four seasons in the big leagues thus far.