Jeff 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.
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