PHOTO, SCOUTING REPORT: Hyun-Jin Ryu is scared of snakes

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Consider it a matter of coincidence that on the very same day we passed along word of Rube Waddell's possible fascination with toy snakes, we learn of Dodgers lefty Hyun-Jin Ryu's crippling dread of actual snakes and their sharp teeth and talons and clenched fists and zippered black masks. 

Please bear horrified and or skeeved-out witness:

As noted, the Dodgers Community Caravan, that careening jalopy of earthly terrors, conspired with other forces of evil to put an unsuspecting Ryu in dangerous proximity to a murder-serpent. 

Your move, AT&T Park grounds crew.

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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