TwinsFest wrapped up last month without incident — or so we thought. It was revealed last week that Twins pitcher Anthony Swarzak cracked two ribs during the annual fan festival. The culprit: “horseplay.” The perils of horseplay will take a month from Swarzak, who’s the latest in a not-so-proud tradition of Minnesota athletes suffering undignified injuries.
Kevin Love: knuckle pushups
Joe Mauer: bilateral leg weakness
Joel Zumaya: “Guitar Hero”
Denard Span and Danny Valencia: car accident
Marty Cordova: sunburn
Gus Frerotte: head-butting a wall