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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Rockies OF Gonzalez has tumor removed from finger

‘‘It helps explain some of the things that CarGo’s been dealing with and why that finger kept blowing up on him,’’ Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. ‘‘It helps answer some of the questions we had about him.

I can only imagine how Michael Douglas thinks you get this type of cancer.

 

Robert in Manhattan Beach Posted: June 10, 2014 at 11:45 PM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: carlos gonzalez, injury, medicine, rockies

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   1. theboyqueen Posted: June 11, 2014 at 12:55 AM (#4723073)
It's not cancer.
   2. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: June 11, 2014 at 01:14 AM (#4723082)
you mean: "IT'S NOT A TOOMAH!!"
   3. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: June 11, 2014 at 02:13 AM (#4723093)
TOOMAH!!

Isn't he Nomar Garciaparra's lumpier brother?
   4. Leroy Kincaid Posted: June 11, 2014 at 07:57 PM (#4723667)
Lupus? Is it Lupus?!?!
   5. Batman Posted: June 11, 2014 at 08:10 PM (#4723674)
It was a 'fatty mass with tentacles.' If tentacles was slightly misspelled and singular, that could describe John Kruk.
   6. Bourbon Samurai in Asia Posted: June 11, 2014 at 08:33 PM (#4723683)
Rdf for the intro
   7. toratoratora Posted: June 11, 2014 at 09:44 PM (#4723712)
There was a rumor
He had a tumor
At the base of his...finger?
   8. Rafael Bellylard: Built like a Panda. Posted: June 11, 2014 at 10:32 PM (#4723733)
Sounds like a lipoma. I had one the size of a golf ball removed from my back in 2004. It had been resting against my spine and causing some discomfort.

The doctor removed it and my back felt the best it had in years before I'd even left the hospital room.
   9. puck Posted: June 13, 2014 at 12:26 PM (#4724955)
Update: CarGo said it looked like a cheetoh, or maybe a shrimp:

Thomas Harding ?@harding_at_mlb Jun 11

@harding_at_mlb He said at first it "looked like a Chee-to, because I eat too many Chee-tos." Also, maybe a shrimp. "Something creepy."

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