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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

White Sox C Yermín Mercedes Announces Abrupt Retirement From Baseball

In a shocking development, Chicago White Sox catcher Yermín Mercedes has announced that he is stepping away from the game of baseball.

Mercedes, who took the baseball world by storm with his early season heroics for the White Sox, cooled off considerably after that red-hot start, and was ultimately sent down to Triple-A Charlotte in early July.

Bizarre.

Voodoo Posted: July 21, 2021 at 10:19 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Starring Bradley Scotchman as RMc Posted: July 23, 2021 at 09:52 PM (#6030234)
"C. Yermín Mercedes" sounds like a recently-deposed South American dictator.
   2. sanny manguillen Posted: July 23, 2021 at 10:17 PM (#6030236)
DH'd for Charlotte Friday, went 2-4 with a homer.
   3. Greg Pope Posted: July 24, 2021 at 09:59 AM (#6030252)
DH'd for Charlotte Friday, went 2-4 with a homer.

Yeah, it would be strange for a 28-year old who can hit like he can to retire.
   4. sunday silence (again) Posted: July 25, 2021 at 08:30 AM (#6030310)
Tommy MOrrison says "Hello."
   5. Longshort1 Posted: July 25, 2021 at 04:36 PM (#6030335)
...and, as expected, unretired the very next day. Domingo German did similar for less-than-24-hours late last summer while awaiting his suspension to end. Invariably, the realization that retiring means driving an Uber, or doing perhaps something equally less exciting, and not playing professional baseball serves as a powerful incentive to unretire rapidly!
   6. Captain Joe Bivens, Elderly Northeastern Jew Posted: July 25, 2021 at 06:16 PM (#6030339)
Tommy MOrrison says "Hello."


No he doesn't.

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