Peavy explained to reporters on Monday that he jabbed himself while cutting the wire tie off the new equipment he had just purchased while taking his children fishing.
Thankfully it was on his non-pitching hand, but he did have to undergo a procedure following the accident to assure there would be no infection.
However the injury is more serious than previously thought, as Ian Browne of MLB reports, “It is still too early to know if Peavy will return in time for the start of the regular season.”
“This doesn’t sound good,” said Marc Bertrand Thursday afternoon.
“What happened between the time you cut your finger and when you finally got someone to look at it? Even if you continued fishing, how long do you fish for? Do you fish for 24 hours? Or do you fish for a couple hours, wrap it up and say, ‘Maybe I should get this checked out.’ That should have been his initial reaction, I mean you are a professional athlete "
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