Lost in all this news of the Phillies’ impending doom is this little bit of tid. Er, turd.
Jason Babin strained his right calf over the weekend and was scheduled to undergo an MRI for further evaluation. Problem: Babin was one of about two dozen or so Eagles to swallow a thermometer, given out by the Eagles' training staff, which helps measure the body’s core temperature. The instrument sits in the stomach, reports back to a meter outside the body, and then comes out through the, um, ass. It’s a fairly routine process, but, apparently, you can’t undergo an MRI with the thermometer in your body.
And thus began the unfortunately short-lived #PoopWatch:
Finally, this morning, Babin took care of business:
H/T to Deadspin