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Brandon Kintzler was feeding a rhino when he found out he was traded to the Nats

Minnesota Twins pitcher Brandon Kintzler and catcher John Ryan Murphy celebrate smiles after the final out as the Twins beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 i a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in Minneapolis. Kintzler got the save. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) (Jim Mone/AP)

The non-waiver Trade Deadline did not leave us disappointed this year. We laughed, we cried, and we even fed a rhino. Well, we didn't feed a rhino, but Brandon Kintzler did.
Kintzler had an off-day Monday before he was scheduled to play in San Diego on Tuesday. He received a call saying he was traded to the Nationals while he was at the zoo. According to MLB Network Radio, he was in the middle of feeding a rhino and a giraffe when he got the call.
"I was in the middle of feeding a rhino," he laughs. "And then we found out we were going to the Nats … and I'm excited."

The reliever earned an All-Star selection this season and boasted a 2.78 ERA with the Twins with 27 strikeouts in 45 1/3 innings.
That's a packed day in the world of Brandon Kintzler.