"I was trying to stay out of the way," said Colin, the batboy and a student at San Jose State. "I didn't even realize anything was wrong until I saw four or five guys laughing and pointing."
Colin, who was standing next to the heater in the dugout, could laugh about it, because there was no damage except to the pant legs of his Orioles uniform.
"You're not supposed to get warm by getting into the heater," said O's manager Buck Showalter, who showed genuine concern for Colin's well-being.
Rick Eymer is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.