KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Minnesota Twins closer Eddie Guardado knew it was risky when he shoved a shaving cream pie in the face of manager Ron Gardenhire on Friday night.
On Saturday, Guardado found out for sure.
While Guardado was playing cards before the game against Kansas City, Gardenhire tossed a live lobster in his lap.
"I didn't know what it was at first," Guardado said. "I nearly hit the roof. That scared the heck out of me. He said he's not done with me yet, that that was just a little taste. That's what it is all about, having fun."
And with the Twins running away with the AL Central, Gardenhire said it's just started.
"It has only just begun," Gardenhire said. "You don't get the manager."
Guardado gave Gardenhire a scare in the ninth when he loaded the bases before striking out Aaron Guiel to end the game and preserve the Twins' 6-5 victory. It was Guardado's league-leading 36th save.
Guardado said he gave the lobster to the Kauffman Stadium visiting clubhouse boys to eat.
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