Maybe it’s because I’m getting a bit tired of hearing so many trade rumors, but I’m feeling mighty childish/punchy today (more so than usual, anyway).

And maybe that’s why I find this this headline on ESPN to be hysterical:

“Rolen seeks trade; LaRussa won’t ‘please Scott'”

Now Scott, you knew very well going into this relationship that Tony had the reputation of being a bit stingy in that department. There’s a long line of guys that couldn’t convince LaRussa to please them. And trust me, they’ve tried everything. A box of Ferrero Roche chocolates, a pocket full of posies, won an MVP Award, posted his bail, and all were denied.

I don’t blame you for trying, though.


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  1. Sarah Green says:

    Mike Timlin looks on as Doug Mirabelli (not pictured) prepares to catch Tim Wakefield’s knuckle-arrow.

  2. Nick Kapur says:

    Colorado Rockies, take heed!

    First we crushed you in the World Series.

    Now we are coming for your children.

  3. Coley Ward says:

    What would Jesus shoot?

  4. “The force isn’t all that important. The trick is that you gotta keep the arrow from spinning.”

  5. Git R” Done!

  6. Sarah Green says:

    At a secret training facility rumored to be near Fort Myers, Red Sox GM Theo Epstein has handpicked two of his most trusted veteran pitchers to carry out a bold new mission. The exact goal of the classified program remains a mystery, but sources say that Epstein is determined to defend the team’s World Series title—-at any cost. This picture, taken by an anonymous source on a cell phone camera, is the first hard evidence to confirm the existence of such a program. Stay tuned throughout the day as we continue the search for answers.

  7. Jojo Fireball says:

    “It’s comin right for us!!!!!!”

    (any other South Park nerds will appreciate this one)…

  8. Cara Linehan says:

    Wakefield, Timlin (pictured above), and rookie pitchers Buchholz, Matsuzaka, and Okajima (not pictured) are training vigorously for their off-season dodge ball team. “We have to keep the rookies on their feet. If you can dodge a crossbow, you can dodge a ball.”

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