What's Up Creampuff: Dudes That Got Hurt

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stretcher.JPGLast week I saw a game in Anaheim, tonight I will see one in Boston. Different coasts, a trip spanning an entire nation. Wimps everywhere.

  • Chipper Jones, Tim Hudson, Braves: These good ol' boys went down Wednesday night with a strained left hammy and right elbow tightness respectively. Neither have hit the DL yet but it doesn't sound especially promising. Bobby Cox screamed at both injuries and was ejected from the hospital.

  • Kerry Wood, Cubs: The Indestructible Mr. Wood hit the DL for the first time in his career, sidelined by a blister. I wonder if he got it in the All-Star game. I certainly did from typing for the duration of it. That's the last time I'll mention it, I promise.

  • Joey Gathwright, Royals: Joey has a bone bruise in his shoulder. WAY TO COP OUT, SKIN AND MUSCLES.

  • Derrick Turnbow, Brewers: According to ESPN Turnbow was placed on the DL after saying his shoulder "didn't feel right". Well either did that time my girlfriend tried that thing with the motor oil and licorice stick she read about in Cosmo, but you don't see me calling in sick to work do you? Buck up, buddy. Life is strange.

  • Jorge Posada, Yankees: Jorge is still pondering surgery on his shoulder. He's going to spend the 15 DL days rehabbing and making the decision on surgery at the end of that. It's a six month recovery if he opts for the knife. I would suggest he just rub some money on it.

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Hudson is the only member of the Braves' opening-day rotation who has not missed at least one start because of injury.
If Hudson is forced to miss a start, the Braves could use [Mike] Hampton on Tuesday.

A guy who hasn't started in 3 years being counted on to take over for your ace.

This is why I drink.

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that Kerry Wood pissed all over himself.

Surely Mike Hampton can get a sore vagina between now and Tuesday - I'd hate to see him actually pitch again

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