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Skunks Get Trapped In Visitors Dugout At Dodger Stadium (PHOTOS)



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UPDATE (June 5, 5:35 p.m. PT): According to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports it was suggested the skunks be left alone:

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The Los Angeles Dodgers returned home in the early hours of Thursday morning after a seven-game road trip that ended on a bad note amid a loss to the Colorado Rockies and concerns over Kenley Jansen’s health. Jansen was cleared prior to Thursday’s series opener against the St. Louis Cardinals, but he wouldn’t get an opportunity to pitch as the Cardinals won, 7-1.

In the hours after the Dodgers’ loss, Eric Stephen of True Blue LA spotted a skunk on the warning track:

Less than 24 hours later another skunk, perhaps the same one, was in the visitors dugout, via Jim Hayes of FOX Sports Midwest:

Dodger Stadium personnel was notified of the visitor that could easily make life miserable for the Cardinals, and they went to work on resolving the matter:

After unsuccessful attempts to get the skunk(s) out, a security guard was put to section off the area:

No word on if the situation will affect the 7:10 p.m. PT scheduled start time. Assuming the skunks are left alone during the game, the weekly Friday Night Fireworks show could be accompanied by an unpleasant stench.

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