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Fernando Rodney escorted out of Caribbean Series by trainer

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I was following along Game Day and with Jesse Sanchez's tweets about the Winter League Caribbean Series.  Newly acquired Padres closer Fernando Rodney was pitching.  Padres "officials" were watching from the stands.  At one point Rodney fielded a ground ball and threw the ball away.  A trainer took the field to talk to Rodney.

Rodney started mowing hitters down with his breaking ball.  He struck out the first two batters of the inning.  The veteran pitcher used their aggressive to his advantage.

As I'm following along I see Sanchez's next tweet.  Rodney was escorted out of the game by the trainer.

We still don't know exactly what happened.  It could have been precautionary but it appears to be an injury.

Let's hope for the best.