Get ready for your gross fact of the day.
Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez had been experiencing discomfort in his left index finger for much of the season, due to what was found to be a benign tumor.
But it wasn’t an ordinary noncancerous mass.
#Rockies trainer Keith Dugger says doc removed a "fatty mass with tentacles" from left index finger of OF Carlos Gonzalez. Could miss 5 was—
Thomas Harding (@harding_at_mlb) June 11, 2014
Gonzalez will miss five weeks and is otherwise fine, but we’re mostly concerned with the fact that something can grow tentacles inside of you.
So here’s to wishing CarGo a speedy recovery, free of apparent alien lifeforms in his body.