But later reports explain that perhaps Johnson's injury happened when he was "horsing around," rather than when the cart made a sharp turn, causing him to fall out. Said his spokeswoman (is "spokeswoman" a euphemism for "sex slave?") Kristine Curley:
Does this story just scream Jeff Kent to anyone else? Remember back in 2002, Kent, then a member of the Giants, broke his thumb during Spring Training? He said the accident occurred while washing his truck. (What kind of uncoordinated bastard breaks his thumb while washing his car?) But later evidence leaned towards Kent getting hurt when he had a motorcycle accident -- a motorcyle he was forbidden to ride in his contract. (Cue the scary music).
"Jimmie was horsing around and was on top of the golf cart when he fell off. He wasn't trying to deceive anyone and is sorry if anyone believes he was being untruthful."
Sure we kid here; breaking your wrist must suck. But next time Jimmie, rather than lying about the whole thing, just tell people you were dicking off. Or that you were drunk. Yeah, drunk. That'd work.
In other news: After Chicago demolished the Rams, St. Louis coach Scott Linehan admitted that he had no idea who Devin Hester was.