Blue Jays fans received their sucker punch early this season. Outfielder Michael Saunders stepped on a sprinkler head in spring training, and now he needs surgery. He might be out until the All-Star break.
From the Brandon Sun:
[Saunders] was shagging balls Wednesday morning at the team's training complex when he jammed his foot on a sprinkler head indentation.
Saunders said the pitch was a little wet at the time.
"It was a tiny bit slippery, I just think I stepped in the wrong spot."
And now, there are sad photos of Michael Saunders on crutches: