Found May 26, 2013 on Fox Sports Arizona:
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PHOENIX -- As injuries go, it is not particularly threatening. The explanation probably hurt more. Diamondbacks starter Ian Kennedy suffered a small laceration on his right index finger when he cut it on a serrated knife blade while doing the dishes Thursday. But it will force him to miss his scheduled start in the doubleheader against the Rangers on Monday -- the D-backs will recall top prospect Tyler Skaggs to pitch the opener -- and it did bring out a degree of sheepishness when Kennedy discussed it Sunday morning. There is no cool story to it. It is kind of embarrassing. Cleaning a knife. It stinks, because it is something I easily could control, Kennedy said. The D-backs medical personnel have told Kennedy he should be 100 percent by the time his next turn rolls around on Friday, the first game of a three-game series in Chicago against the Cubs. Kennedy is not the only one in the majors who has suffered such an injury; he is not the only one at Chase Field right now, as Pa...
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