Turns out Odorizzi is using a nail hardener that Brandon Gomes gave him to combat splitting his fingernail, a problem that Odorizzi has experienced in the past.
"A split nail is much worse than a blister," Odorizzi said. "This hardener stuff actually works pretty well."
Of course, the question had to be asked of Odorizzi: Do you have a future as a Mary Kay salesperson? To wit, Odorizzi deadpanned: "If they'll give me free hardener."
Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.