Royals pitcher Nathan Karns kept a piece of his own rib after surgery

In mid-July, Royals pitcher Nathan Karns was diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome — a neurogenic condition caused by the compression of nerves near the neck and shoulder — ending his season and necessitating surgery.

Thoracic outlet syndrome is treatable and can be fixed with surgery for the most part, but that surgery is also a rough one to think through, considering it involves removing a part of someone’s first rib in order to get them back to full health.

Which is what happened to poor Orbit in this case, as just after the picture was taken of Orbit and Chris holding the diploma, multiple people hopped out of the Rays dugout and started pelting Orbit with water balloons.
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Arian Foster Kids Jersey But don’t worry, Orbit was prepared for such treachery. He had a second jersey on underneath his top shirt, and immediately took a layer off to reveal that jersey was protected by a massive poncho. He knew this was coming and wasn’t taking chances.

Orbit also had a water gun stashed away nearby and retaliated against the Rays’ insidious plot with his own form of watery fun. He wasn’t born yesterday, clearly.

The Rays and Astros face off once more this week and after that they won’t meet again until 2018. If I could bet on whether this feud will have one more installment before the teams go their separate ways this season, I definitely would.

He tweeted a video of his latest homer, and said it was by far [his] favorite home run that [he] ever hit because he had tried multiple times this season to hit one out of the park with Babe Ruth’s swing.

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