Houston Astros send Brad Peacock home after catching hand, foot and mouth disease
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 09:39PM

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) --
The Houston Astros, who are currently in Detroit for a three-game series, sent relief pitcher Brad Peacock home after he was diagnosed with Enterovirus, or what's better known as hand, foot and mouth disease.

The contagious illness is common among small children but still possible in adults.

Doctors say the illness can cause sores, sometimes painful, in or on the mouth and on the hands and feet. The illness usually doesn't last more than a week or so.

Several clubhouses in Major League Baseball have been plagued with hand, foot and mouth disease...