Jake Peavy requires dental surgery after trying to open gum package with his teeth
The human body is a frail vessel -- even if you're a finely tuned professional athlete with pectoral muscles that can move on their own.
Glenallen Hill hurt himself after dreaming he was covered in spiders before smashing through a glass table. Jose Cardenal missed a game because his eyelid was stuck open. Clint Barmes missed some time after carrying a package of venison given to him by Todd Helton.
Now you can add Jake Peavy to the list. Before Game 5 of the NLCS against the Cardinals, the Giants starter had to have dental surgery after trying to open a package of gum with his teeth.
Scoop uncovered by my @mlbnetwork colleague Sam Ryan: Peavy had dental work today after chipping a couple teeth opening gum pack in dugout- Henry Schulman (@hankschulman) October 16, 2014
I'm guessing this is what he asked the dentist for: