Baseball Player Misses Game Because He Ate Clam Chowder Which He’s Allergic To

And yes. He knew he was allergic to clam chowder.

1. This is Jhonny Peralta. Shortstop of the Detroit Tigers.

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2. He didn't play in yesterday's spring training game. Why?

Surely, that must be a mistaken report. Nobody is that dumb. I mean if you’re allergic to clam chowder and the only soup in the clubhouse even sorta looks like clam chowder you have to avoid it, right?

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