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Oakland's Dennis Eckersley mascot did his best to run away from dinosaurs in hot pursuit

The A's fell to the Angels on Friday night, 8-4, but it was almost so much worse. At one point, it looked like they would lose one of their greats, Hall of Fame closer Dennis Eckersley. No, not the actual player -- the racing A's mascot.

During a break in the action, dinosaurs burst onto the field and began to chase after Eckersley. They pinned him down, but luckily, he managed to escape. He then ran for dear life from the fearsome beasts:

That's some harrowing footage right there. Fortunately, it seems like Eck got away.

Close call.