Found July 16, 2012 on No Guts, No Glory:
You remember the story about David Price having to leave a spring training game because of neck spasms that were cause by toweling off too hard, right? Well, Boston Red Sox first baseman Adrian Gonzalez may have just one-upped Price for the most unlikely way to get hurt. On Friday, Gonzalez took a trip to the mall while the team was in Tampa for their series against the Rays. Everything was going as planned until Gonzalez decided to bend down and say hello to a small child in a stroller. All of a sudden, Gonzalez’s back locked up and he’s been out of the lineup ever since. Gonzalez was getting a cup of coffee at the International Plaza in Tampa when he bent over to say hello to a child in a stroller. That’s when he felt his lower back lock up. “I have no idea how it happened,” said Gonzalez, who has never had back problems before. “It was something I’ve done a million times.” Gonzalez tried to play on Friday night, but was scratched from the lineup an hour before first pitch. He wa...
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