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Fernando Rodney, known for his bow-and-arrow celebration, actually has a real bow and arrow

When Fernando Rodney pitched last season, opposing teams hoped to avoid seeing his post-save "bow-and-arrow" celebration. Well, now they have another reason for avoiding it -- he has a real bow with real arrows.


The Rays video board crew filmed the All-Star closer posing with the bow for a new intro video that will play when he enters from the bullpen during games at Tropicana Field.


Though he performed his signature postgame routine starting in April last year, Rodney had never actually shot a real bow until receiving his first archery lesson last August.

Rally monkeys, beware.

-- Jonathan Gantt / Real-Time Correspondent