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Thursday, March 07, 2013

Brewers GM stung by scorpion

Even Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin can’t escape the injury bug that has stung his club this spring.

Melvin spent three hours in the emergency room Wednesday night after he was stung by an Arizona bark scorpion inside his spring training condominium.

Coot Veal and Cot Deal taste like Old Bay Posted: March 07, 2013 at 06:21 PM | 23 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: brewers, glenallen hill

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   1. RollingWave Posted: March 07, 2013 at 07:37 PM (#4383412)
So Cashman injure himself sky diving and Melvin injure buy a bug, what's next?
   2. Anonymous Observer Posted: March 07, 2013 at 07:41 PM (#4383418)
Hope he has insurance. Otherwise, it's $83,000 out of his pocket.
   3. Brian White Posted: March 07, 2013 at 07:41 PM (#4383419)
Nice use of the Glenallen Hill tag.
   4. Tripon Posted: March 07, 2013 at 07:49 PM (#4383429)
So are you saying he's been... Sting'ed?
   5. Coot Veal and Cot Deal taste like Old Bay Posted: March 07, 2013 at 07:54 PM (#4383436)
   6. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: March 07, 2013 at 07:58 PM (#4383442)
Arizona bark scorpion: mom and babies
That just made my eyes cross.
   7. Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama Posted: March 07, 2013 at 08:29 PM (#4383476)
I guess its bite is worse than ... Oh never mind.

I'm glad that was a still picture.
   8. Bourbon Samurai Posted: March 07, 2013 at 09:14 PM (#4383505)
So when can we expect him to become a supervillain?
   9. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: March 07, 2013 at 09:59 PM (#4383534)
i have this image of the scorpion biting him and then walking around for a half hour spitting and making 'yuck' sounds
   10. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: March 07, 2013 at 10:24 PM (#4383559)
Arizonans hate Canadians.
   11. Biff, highly-regarded young guy Posted: March 07, 2013 at 10:51 PM (#4383592)
Scorpions aren't bugs!
   12. puck Posted: March 08, 2013 at 12:30 AM (#4383688)
Arizona bark scorpion: mom and babies

I don't think I'd try to pick that up with a kleenex.
   13. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: March 08, 2013 at 01:05 AM (#4383739)
That's what Melvin gets for displeasing SPECTRE.
   14. Walt Davis Posted: March 08, 2013 at 03:42 AM (#4383790)
Which would you prefer, being stung by a scorpion or stuck with ARod's contract?
   15. Steve Parris, Je t'aime Posted: March 08, 2013 at 08:30 AM (#4383839)
Scorpions 1, Melvins 0
   16. Tom Nawrocki Posted: March 08, 2013 at 09:03 AM (#4383868)
March 16: Dan O'Dowd crushed under a wagonload of hay
March 22: Jed Hoyer impaled by wrong end of a rattail comb
March 30: Ned Colletti suffers rare case of "mustache crabs"
April 6: Ben Cherington eats two dozen mysteriously tainted oysters
April 8: Jon Daniels trapped in tanning bed for four and a half hours

April 11: Mike Rizzo spotted laughing maniacally
   17. JE (Jason) Posted: March 08, 2013 at 10:45 AM (#4383953)
Scorpions aren't bugs!

So you're saying that Melvin was bitten by the injury arachnid?
   18. Fernigal McGunnigle has become a merry hat Posted: March 08, 2013 at 11:04 AM (#4383976)
Scorpions aren't bugs!


They're features!
   19. Rennie's Tenet Posted: March 08, 2013 at 11:08 AM (#4383983)
The scorpion was a drone developed with Florida tax dollars.
   20. Cloude Atlas (Voxter) Posted: March 08, 2013 at 11:18 AM (#4383993)
Arizona bark scorpion: mom and babies


Nope. Not acceptable. I propose a fatwa on bark scorpions.
   21. Cloude Atlas (Voxter) Posted: March 08, 2013 at 11:26 AM (#4384002)
#double post#
   22. CFBF Is A Golden Spider Duck Posted: March 08, 2013 at 11:27 AM (#4384003)
Melvin needs to suck it up. Do you know how many times I was stung by giant ####### radscorpions in Fallout: New Vegas? Not only did I persevere, I won the Mojave Wasteland for the NCR.

Get back to the office, Doug.
   23. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: March 08, 2013 at 12:08 PM (#4384040)
Bah. "Brewers GM stings scorpion," now that's a story.

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