Jeff Baker Suffers Thumb Injury Giving Teammate a High-Five, Goes on the Disabled List

Texas Rangers v Boston Red SoxJeff Baker, a utility player for the Texas Rangers, suffered a thumb injury giving a teammate a high-five recently, and is headed to the disabled list. Yes, he’ll miss around two weeks following a high-five. This is why we have a “pathetic injuries” category:

Baker, who is dealing with a sprained right thumb that he suffered in an exchange with an “over-exuberant” teammate, received a cortisone injection on Saturday but had not seen significant relief from the treatment.

It’s gotta be Adrian Beltre, right? Over head-touching, I’m sure. [via Dallas Morning News]

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