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  • Dodgers' employee stung by scorpion in Arizona

    Mark Townsend at Big League Stew1 day ago

    If you're a fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers or Chicago White Sox and you're headed to spring training at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz over the next few weeks, you might want to take note of this story. Scorpions are invading the complex.

    Scorpion invasion at the White Sox's spring training complex. So there's that.

    Not that this was a completely unexpected development when we first learned about it over the weekend. When you set up shop in the middle of the desert, you're bound to have some uninvited predatory arthropods show up. However, it needs to be pointed out that these scorpions aren't just there for the atmosphere, they mean business.

    Dodgers official Jon Chapper can attest to that, as he was stung by a scorpion twice on Tuesday.

    Scorpion that stung Dodgers official Jon Chapper.

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