Felix Pie gets a little twisted

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» Thu Mar 13, 2008 3:22 pm
The Razor & Mr. T were talking about this earlier during the week, it sounds painful as all hell. And I want to know who in the Cubs PR Department thinks getting your sack sliced opened is a MINOR procedure :shock:

Chicago Cubs centerfielder Felix Pie will undergo surgery on Monday to correct a personal problem and miss 3-5 days, manager Lou Piniella announced before the Cubs-Brewers game.

According to the Chicago Tribune, Pie is suffering from what's called testicular torsion, or, in layman's terms, a twisted testicle. It happened early in camp, but Pie had the problem reduced manually, sources said, and was able to continue playing. He was scheduled to have the corrective surgery on the Cubs off-day next Monday, but when Pie reported to camp with soreness Monday, the Cubs decided to get the procedure done today.

The surgery involves sewing the outer layer of the testicle to the scrotum wall. The Cubs said it was a minor procedure, and if the problem was not corrected soon, Pie would risk losing the testicle. It's not known how Pie incurred the injury, but it's not uncommon. Some men are more susceptible to it than others, but it usually happens in late adolescence
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» Sat Mar 15, 2008 9:16 am
Holy Jesus that's bad. But i like when the guy pitches so i can say felix PIE. I know it's supposed to be pronounced in spanish, but i like the english version better
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» Sat Mar 15, 2008 1:41 pm
I think he is a CF :wink: :mrgreen:
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» Tue Mar 18, 2008 10:05 am
hahaa, right, just noticed that. Could have sworn there was a Felix Pie that pitches...

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