Weaver's start pushed back thanks to cuts from dugout bench

Updated: September 4, 2008, 9:07 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

There are all kinds of ways to get hurt playing baseball. Just ask Jered Weaver, who proved this week that even the comfort of the dugout bench is no safe refuge from danger.

The Los Angeles Angels right-hander managed to cut the tips of his middle and ring fingers on his pitching hand while pushing himself up off the bench in the visitors dugout at Detroit's Comerica Park on Tuesday night.

The cuts will not require stitches, but Weaver will miss his scheduled turn in ...

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