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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. 

I'm guessing this is what he asked the dentist for: