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The Braves were trapped in an elevator after Tuesday's game

When the elevator door shuts, you're at the mercy of a power out of your control: that little metal box, hung upon suspension wires hurtling through the innards of a building running solely on faith, or electricity, I guess. I dunno. I'm not an elevator engineer. The simple fact is, when they stop working, they stop working.

That's exactly what happened after the Braves' 7-1 win against the Rockies in Colorado on Tuesday night. Half the team got caught in an elevator and could only climb out after being rescued by the fire department:

Now, we'll just have to wait and see if the Rockies have installed a Tower of Terror-style trick elevator to intimidate their competition. I'm hoping that's the case.