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11-05-2009, 10:13 AM
http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news?slug=ap-dodgers-padillashot&prov=ap&type=lgns

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MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP)—Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Vicente Padilla(notes) is recovering from a bullet wound in his leg after a target shooting instructor accidentally shot him.

Dr. Eduardo Reguera said Padilla, who signed with the Dodgers in August, didn’t need surgery after spending time at Managua’s Metropolitan Hospital.
FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2009 file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Vicente Padilla(notes) listens to a question during a baseball news conference in St. Louis.Padilla accidentally shot himself in the leg in Nicaragua. Dr. Eduardo Reguera said Padilla didn't need surgery after spending time at Managua's Metropolitan Hospital. Police spokesman Vilma Reyes said Wednesday that Padilla's pistol apparently jammed during a target shooting session late Tuesday. Padilla was trying to clear a round from the chamber when the pistol went off.
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Police spokesman Vilma Reyes said Wednesday that Padilla’s pistol apparently jammed during a target shooting session late Tuesday.

Padilla handed the pistol to a shooting instructor, a former police captain, who didn’t realize there was a bullet in the chamber and shot himself in his hand, Padilla’s legal adviser Roberto Calderon told The Associated Press. The bullet also grazed Padilla’s leg.

The account contradicts Padilla’s agent, Adam Katz, who told The Los Angeles Times that it was a “hunting accident.”

Padilla went 4-0 with a 3.20 ERA for the Dodgers the final two months of the regular season. He allowed one run in 7 1-3 innings in Game 2 of the NL Championship Series, but was battered for six runs in three innings in a season-ending loss to the Phillies.

Capt. Speirs
11-05-2009, 10:52 AM
Moron, just shows you, just because your a mechanic, doesn't mean you know how to use the tools.

Mikeb
11-05-2009, 10:53 AM
The title is a bit misleading...I thought you meant he was shot by his pitching coach...
take care
Mike

Clayface
11-05-2009, 10:55 AM
He is lucky it didn't nip that major vein going through the leg. All of his blood would have been on the floor in 3 minutes if it was hit.

rolo
11-05-2009, 12:11 PM
He is lucky it didn't nip that major vein going through the leg. All of his blood would have been on the floor in 3 minutes if it was hit.

You mean the Femoral Artery? Kinda hard to graze that. There would likely be some collateral damage to the boys if it was grazed.

joepamjohn
11-05-2009, 6:54 PM
Well, maybe the Giants have a chance at the division now!