This article is part of our Fantasy Baseball Injury Report series.Russell Martin
Major league baseball has always been filled with unusual and odd injuries. Reliever Joel Zumaya strained his wrist while rocking out to one of the Guitar Hero video games. Multiple players, including former Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa, have been hurt while sneezing, and post-game celebrations and tirades have claimed far too many individuals. Martin now joins this illustrious list after falling in the shower.
The incident occurred after Martin has spent time in a sauna. Exposure to a sauna causes an individual's blood vessels to vasodilate or expand. As a result, athletes often utilize saunas to help treat and alleviate joint pain and improve mobility. The bathing technique can also be used to help treat pulmonary conditions like asthma and is an option for those with high blood pressure.
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