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Friday, October 31, 2014

Articles tagged: Weird Injuries

Orioles’ Chris Davis Headed to DL After Sleeping on Shoulder Wrong

The sooner baseball players start taking their health more seriously, the sooner we can stop talking about weird and embarrassing injuries.  Don’t get me wrong, I’ve slept weirdly and woken up with soreness.  But I’ve never wound up on the DL because of it.  In fact my neck hurts from the way I slept last…Read More

Chris Narveson to Miss a Start After Slicing Hand with Scissors

On the bright side: that’s better than a blister problem, right?  For pitchers, blisters can be a recurring thing and stick around for an entire season or career.  Fortunately for Brewers pitcher Chris Narveson, cutting yourself with a pair of scissors is not likely to be an injury that will stay with you for an…Read More

Georgia’s Derrick Lott Out 4-6 Weeks After Scooter Accident

For those of you who missed me a few weeks back, I was busy buzzing around Bermuda on a scooter endangering the life of my fiancee.  While I say that sarcastically, those things really are dangerous — especially in a country with different traffic rules.  Having ridden one before, I completely understand how a player…Read More

Carlos Zambrano Injures Neck Watching Late-Night TV

If I were to tell you Carlos Zambrano suffered a non-baseball injury, you would probably think he did something stupid. Maybe you’d figure he got into a fight or punched a wall because he got a question wrong in a game of trivia.  Baseball fans are very aware of Zambrano’s anger management issues, even if…Read More

Shawn Marion Cut Himself Walking into a Glass Door

Dallas Mavericks forward Shawn Marion was lucky he didn’t have the difficult assignment of guarding Kobe Bryant for all of Game 1 Monday night. From the sounds of things, he has much more simple tasks to worry about. Marion was sporting a noticeable cut above his right eyelid that required a few stitches. Marion explained…Read More

Tenby AFC Soccer Player Has Pool Cue Shoved Up His Can

The following occurred at an end-of-season party, but it deserves to be filed under weird injuries regardless.  It may not result in Player X missing any time in his sport, but if you think breaking a toe playing with your kids or missing a spring training game because of a bug bite is weird this…Read More

Scott Downs Breaks Toe Playing with Kids

We may be more than two weeks away from the start of baseball season, but that hasn’t stopped the weird injuries from continuing to roll in.  Last week, the Royals announced that shortstop Alcides Escobar would miss time in spring training after a bug bite became infected.  The latest weird injury victim, Angels pitcher Scott…Read More

Alcides Escobar Misses Spring Training Game With Bug Bite

By now, we all understand that weird injuries in sports cannot be avoided.  Over the years, we’ve featured stories about tennis players hurting their hands playing Playstation, photographers injuring football players, and countless weird baseball injuries that seem inexplicable. On Sunday, Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar brought us our first ever bug bite injury. As the…Read More

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