March is just getting underway, yet several baseball players have already suffered injuries in ways that only baseball players could.

With our apologies to the Minnesota Twins pitching staff, we present the most bizarre baseball injuries of 2013.

Bizarre Baseball Injuries Of 2013 Slideshow


Elvis Andrus

The Rangers shortstop was scratched from a Feb. 28 game after an elaborate new tattoo caused some muscle soreness in his left arm.


Gio Gonzalez

Gonzalez suffered a rug burn on his forehead while wrestling with his dog, Hollywood.


Sean Burnett

One year after tweaking his back while reaching for his glove in his locker, Burnett's back tightened up recently while he was putting his 4-year-old son in a shopping cart.


Casey Kotchman

The Miami Marlins' first baseman sliced two of his fingers while trying to prevent a pitching machine from falling over.


Joel Peralta

Peralta hurt his neck while getting out of his car at a sandwich restaurant.


Francisco Liriano

The Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher broke his arm on Christmas Day when he slammed it into a door while he was trying to scare his kids.


Anthony Swarzak

The 27-year-old Swarzak cracked two ribs while wrestling with some teammates at the Twins' annual fan festival.


Carl Pavano

Pavano ruptured his spleen when he slipped and fell while shoveling snow at his home in Vermont.


Bryce Brentz

The Red Sox prospect and former first-round draft pick shot himself in the leg when he was cleaning his gun and it accidentally discharged.

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