A winning clubhouse is a happy one, even if it means making light of teammate's "hidden" misfortune.
The Los Angeles Dodgers'Juan Uribe fell victim to the rare hidden-ball trick at third base in the fourth inning of the Dodgers' 5-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday at Dodger Stadium.
It happened this way: A.J. Ellis popped out to center field off right-hander Roberto Hernandez, Andre Ethier tagged to score, Uribe tagged to third and Skip Schumaker tagged to second. However, Rays first baseman James Loney caught Wil Myers' throw from the outfield near the mound, flipped it to shortstop Yunel Escobar, who tossed the ball to third baseman Evan Longoria. Longoria stood behind third base, out of Uribe's sight, and waited for Uribe to lift his foot off the bag.
When it happened, Longoria placed the tag on Uribes thigh. Umpire Angel Hernandez called Uribe out on the 8-3-6-5 double play.
"I just kind of waited there, and he barely took his foot off the base and I tagged him," Lon...