Jeff Kent-Walt Weiss Memorial Baseball Darwin Awards
My friend Mike has suggested keeping a running tally of ridiculous off-season injuries. He also supplied me with the first entry below. I have dubbed it the Jeff Kent-Walt Weiss Memorial Baseball Darwin Awards and will be updating it from time to time:
Beane said right-handed pitcher Jim Mecir will miss the first two months of the season after having surgery on his left knee to repair a torn patellar tendon. Mecir was injured while playing with his children on a hill, Beane said.