Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

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's cols=“100” rows=“20” Posted: March 07, 2013 at 07:21 PM | 23 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: brewers, glenallen hill

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. RollingWave Posted: March 07, 2013 at 08:37 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 08:41 PM (#4383418)
Hope he has insurance. Otherwise, it's $83,000 out of his pocket.
   3. Brian White Posted: March 07, 2013 at 08:41 PM (#4383419)
Nice use of the Glenallen Hill tag.
   4. Tripon Posted: March 07, 2013 at 08:49 PM (#4383429)
So are you saying he's been... Sting'ed?
   5. Coot Veal and Cot Deal's cols=“100” rows=“20” Posted: March 07, 2013 at 08:54 PM (#4383436)
   6. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: March 07, 2013 at 08:58 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 09:29 PM (#4383476)
I guess its bite is worse than ... Oh never mind.

I'm glad that was a still picture.
   8. BourbonSamurai Is a Lazy Nogoodnik Posted: March 07, 2013 at 10:14 PM (#4383505)
So when can we expect him to become a supervillain?
   9. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: March 07, 2013 at 10:59 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 11:24 PM (#4383559)
Arizonans hate Canadians.
   11. Biff, highly-regarded young guy Posted: March 07, 2013 at 11:51 PM (#4383592)
Scorpions aren't bugs!
   12. puck Posted: March 08, 2013 at 01:30 AM (#4383688)
Arizona bark scorpion: mom and babies

I don't think I'd try to pick that up with a kleenex.
   13. Gonfalon B. Posted: March 08, 2013 at 02:05 AM (#4383739)
That's what Melvin gets for displeasing SPECTRE.
   14. Walt Davis Posted: March 08, 2013 at 04:42 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 09:30 AM (#4383839)
Scorpions 1, Melvins 0
   16. Tom Nawrocki Posted: March 08, 2013 at 10:03 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 Epstein) Posted: March 08, 2013 at 11:45 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 12:04 PM (#4383976)
Scorpions aren't bugs!


They're features!
   19. Rennie's Tenet Posted: March 08, 2013 at 12:08 PM (#4383983)
The scorpion was a drone developed with Florida tax dollars.
   20. Infinite Joost (Voxter) Posted: March 08, 2013 at 12:18 PM (#4383993)
Arizona bark scorpion: mom and babies


Nope. Not acceptable. I propose a fatwa on bark scorpions.
   21. Infinite Joost (Voxter) Posted: March 08, 2013 at 12:26 PM (#4384002)
#double post#
   22. CFBF Is A Golden Spider Duck Posted: March 08, 2013 at 12:27 PM (#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 01:08 PM (#4384040)
Bah. "Brewers GM stings scorpion," now that's a story.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Harry Balsagne's transparent jealousy
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogJosh Lueke Is A Rapist, You Say? Keep Saying It.
(14 - 8:07am, Apr 23)
Last: Long Time Listener, First Time Caller

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 4-23-2014
(1 - 8:06am, Apr 23)
Last: Dan Lee prefers good shortstops to great paintings

NewsblogOMNICHATTER for APRIL 22, 2014
(91 - 8:00am, Apr 23)
Last: Jolly Old St. Nick Still Gags in October

NewsblogThe Baseball Equivalent of Hitting on 16 | FanGraphs Baseball
(27 - 7:58am, Apr 23)
Last: Sunday silence

NewsblogESPN: W. P. Kinsella: Where It Began: “Shoeless Joe”
(83 - 7:57am, Apr 23)
Last: Bitter Mouse

NewsblogJ.R. Gamble: Albert Pujols' 500-Homer Chase Is A Bore, But That's Baseball's Fault
(29 - 7:39am, Apr 23)
Last: JE (Jason Epstein)

NewsblogOTP April 2014: BurstNET Sued for Not Making Equipment Lease Payments
(2055 - 7:37am, Apr 23)
Last: You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR)

NewsblogRoyals G.M. Dayton Moore believes hitting will come around
(7 - 7:32am, Apr 23)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOT: The NHL is finally back thread, part 2
(191 - 7:20am, Apr 23)
Last: Flynn

NewsblogDaniel Bryan's 'YES!' chant has spread to the Pirates' dugout
(177 - 6:30am, Apr 23)
Last: SouthSideRyan

NewsblogCameron: Numbers don't lie: The decline of Pujols is stunning
(210 - 5:23am, Apr 23)
Last: Bunny Vincennes

NewsblogMartin Maldonado suspended
(34 - 5:19am, Apr 23)
Last: Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad)

NewsblogMike Trout And Bryce Harper Are Baseball’s Best Young Position-Player Duo Ever
(9 - 2:57am, Apr 23)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOT: The Soccer Thread March, 2014
(1048 - 1:51am, Apr 23)
Last: Richard

NewsblogOT: NBA Monthly Thread - April 2014
(468 - 1:05am, Apr 23)
Last: robinred

Demarini, Easton and TPX Baseball Bats

 

 

 

 

Page rendered in 0.2569 seconds
52 querie(s) executed