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    Poor Felix Pie

    Quote Originally Posted by MLB.com
    The Cubs have had a variety of injuries this spring. So far, infielder Mark DeRosa was hospitalized with an irregular heartbeat, pitcher Jose Ascanio had a bruised face after getting punched in a robbery attempt, and outfielder Felix Pie missed a couple of days early because of a twisted testicle.


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    Re: Poor Felix Pie

    hmmm..... that must have felt a little weird.



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    Re: Poor Felix Pie

    Didnt Alfonso Soriano break a finger catching fly balls off a pitching machine?



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    Re: Poor Felix Pie

    Ouch. Nothing hurts worse than an injury to the clangers. I cant imagine how bad a twist is.



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    Re: Poor Felix Pie

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    Didnt Alfonso Soriano break a finger catching fly balls off a pitching machine?
    Says in the article he was practicing catching fly balls off the wall.



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    I know another guy who had that injury before. Had he not gone straight to the ER, he would have been half the man he used to be due to blood being cut off.


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    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    I know another guy who had that injury before. Had he not gone straight to the ER, he would have been half the man he used to be due to blood being cut off.
    How does one twist a testicle?



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    Re: Poor Felix Pie

    Quote Originally Posted by mwitt View Post
    How does one twist a testicle?
    Hanging out with Pac Man Jones?



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    Re: Poor Felix Pie

    Sounds like a band name. "LIVE, one night only! Twisted Testicle! with extra special guest RATT for a once in a lifetime rockin' event!"



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    Re: Poor Felix Pie

    Let's try to keep everything as clean as possible please.



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    Re: Poor Felix Pie

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    Ouch. Nothing hurts worse than an injury to the clangers. I cant imagine how bad a twist is.
    In HS, I played a lot of first base, and for some reason my "protective cup" was a magnet for sharp grounders. It was rather comical (and oddly satisfying) to hear that "thwock" sound. But imagining what it woulda felt like without it makes me cringe.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mwitt View Post
    How does one twist a testicle?



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    I was a catcher in HS and took several shots, NEVER without a cup. Plumbing still works though since I have a 2 year old with one on the way.
    I don't even do anything regarding slowpitch without a cup anymore.


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    Re: Poor Felix Pie

    My junior year I SOMEHOW forgot my cup for an away game.

    Sure enough, I had a ground ball GRAZE me. I am sure it was way better than taking a solid shot but sometimes I think getting grazed is worse. I truthfully thought I was going to puke. Never forgot that thing again.



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    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    In HS, I played a lot of first base, and for some reason my "protective cup" was a magnet for sharp grounders. It was rather comical (and oddly satisfying) to hear that "thwock" sound. But imagining what it woulda felt like without it makes me cringe.
    I bet. I once had a quarter in pocket and the pocket happened to be swinging in front of the boys on a pop fly I was running after. Missed the catch and the ball hit the quarter which was centered on boy number 1. I was down for at least 10 minutes. Cups are an essential ever since.



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