Back to Pirate City after taking a day off yesterday to recover from a brief illness. What do baseball players say this time of year? If it was during the season, I would have been fine, but because it's Spring Training I wanted to be cautious. Well that probably wasn't the case here. You ever have a fever so bad that it makes you feel like you've dropped acid? Like where you finally get to sleep at 1:30 in the morning, then wake up 30 minutes later and it's 4:30 and you think that you've got to transcribe the Tony Watson interview, but you're still burning up and don't feel like moving, so you think if you lay flat on your bed with your covers pulled up to chest height you'll remember every part of the interview and will be able to transport it to your laptop in the other room with your m...
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