[Braves clubhouse — some time in the not-too-distant future. A.J. Pierzynski surrounded by reporters]
Reporter: So, when did you know it was time to retire, A.J.?
Pierzynski: Well, you know, you just get to that point when it feels right. There’s no one specific moment or anything like that.
If he does say that, he’s lying. Because this has to be the moment:
Bartolo Colon is a phenomenal athlete: https://t.co/fXAJ4qEYWm
— MLB (@MLB) April 23, 2015
I have no idea what Pierzynski was doing. He doesn’t steal bases or anything. All I know is that, after that happened, that Fox broadcaster chair has to look pretty inviting.
As for Colon, nothing he does at this point would surprise me. He has transcended baseball. He’s a phenomenon.