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Jake Peavy Packed Kenny Rogers' Hand Cream By Mistake

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Earlier we told you of Jake Peavy's masterful one-run complete game win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. A reader sent in these "shots of the screen" indicting a smudginess of the index and middle fingers, and possibly the thumb.

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In all fairness, Klondike bars are a messy ordeal. But after Kenny Rogers' mysterious shmootz in the 2006 postseason which magically enabled him to be the only Tigers pitcher to effectively throw the ball to any base, one has to wonder if Peavy's getting performance-enhancing stains from the same dealer. Then again, it's April.

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I'm going with turkey gravy. It's just too delicious to not be the alibi.