We have a new contender for the freakiest baseball injury award after Braves utility man Johan Camargo hurt his right knee tonight while running out onto the field before first pitch.
I was pretty sure K-Rod stepping on a cactus while playing in the Cactus League would never get topped, then Camargo, who has morphed into what Sean Rodriguez was supposed to be for the Braves, went down in a heap while trying to avoid the chalk line:
And just like that, the superstition of jumping over the chalk has new lore in Atlanta. Poor Braves.
Here’s the view of Camargo’s fall from behind the dugout: