Listen to Carl Pavano talk about rupturing his spleen

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Carl Pavano was a guest on MLB Network Radio and told the story of how he ruptured his spleen while shoveling his driveway, which led to having his spleen removed and losing 35 pounds.

It’s pretty crazy and you can listen to the interview via the player below:

Dap to my main man Parker Hageman for pointing out the audio clip.

Mets trade Wilmer Font to the Blue Jays

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The Mets announced a few minutes ago that they have traded Wilmer Font to Toronto for cash considerations.

Font was acquired by the Mets from Tampa Bay for a player to be named later back in early May. That player to be named later was later named: Neraldo Catalina. Catalina is 19 and is playing rookie ball right now. The Mets have now turned him into cash. I suppose we’ll see if that was a good idea in a few years.

As for the Jays, they get a pitcher who posted a 5.79 ERA in 10 relief appearances for the Rays and then started three games and relieved 12 in New York to the tune of a 4.94 ERA. On the season he has a combined K/BB ratio of 42/18 in 45 innings.

He’s an arm. He cost cash. That’s about all I have to say about that.