A's employee spied on players with hidden camera

null Baseball null null An Athletics employee has been suspended after secretly recording players and personnel with a hidden camera inside the Oakland Coliseum weight room, according to Yahoo! Sports.Major League Baseball is aware of the incident that began when the club’s strength and conditioning coach, Michael Henriques, installed the camera on July 24. League and Players' Association sources told Yahoo that Henriques wanted to observe players working out and rehabilitating injuries while the team traveled. MORE: trade deadline 2016: Winners easier to spot than losers“This was the misguided action of one employee,” A’s vice president Billy Beane said. “We hired an independent investigator. While the employee’s intentions were good his judgment w

as very poor.” The camera was operational for approximately 21 hours after the A's headed to Texas for a 10-day road trip that began on July 25.MORE: Playoff races: Laying out teams' paths to OctoberBeane and team president Michael Crowley are among those who used the weight room with the camera running. The report says a player found the camera in a box and notified reliever Sean Doolittle, the team’s union representative, who took the camera to management.An independent law firm hired by the Athletics will present its findings to A’s players on Monday.