Found February 18, 2014 on Bush League Chronicle:
Travis Snider's toe is better, but a kitchen knife-sweet potato incident has a bandage on finger on left hand. No throwing for a bit.— Bill Brink (@BrinkPG) February 18, 2014The tales of spring training injuries have no bounds when it comes to imaginative ways to get hurt.Travis Snider has added to the folklore by injuring himself while dicing up sweet potatoes. Yes, Snider was done in by a seemingly harmless batch of sweet potatoes.The devilish spuds, more precisely the kitchen knife, have left the Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder with a nasty cut on his left hand. All in all, the left-handed Snider won't be throwing a baseball for a bit.Ah, stupid sweet potatoes.Via MLB Cut 4

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