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2.16.2007

Acevedo Crashes Bike

pitcher José Acevedo was supposed to report to Orioles camp on Wednesday, but he never arrived.

Turns out the right-hander broke his collarbone and four ribs Friday when he crashed his motorcycle into a car in Santiago, Dominican Republic. He is expected to miss the entire season.

As a non-roster invitee to Orioles spring training who did not pitch for a major league team in 2006, Acevedo is 18-25 with a 5.74 ERA in five seasons with the Cincinnati Reds and Colorado Rockies.

Acevedo was conscious and in intensive care as of Friday.


Source: FOX Sports

3 comments:

ian said...

You would think that all athletes would have learned a lesson when Ben Rothlisberger crashed his bike.

He's an idiot for riding a bike and blowing a chance to pitch in the bigs again.

THat being said, i do wish a speedy and healthy recovery.

Sooze said...

We should send him a card.

You're an idiot. Get well soon!

Megs said...

What a dumbass. Ian is right - haven't these millionaire players learned anything from Big Ben?!