Brian Duensing might be worn out from dueling vs. All-Stars C.J. Wilson, Tim Lincecum and David Price in recent starts.
Albert Pujols might be the bearer of healing powers unknown in these parts.
SI.com has a piece listing seven ways college teams can cheat but avoid getting pinched by NCAA rules violations:
1. Always pay cash (listed three times)
2. Nothing in writing
3. Everyone gets paid
4. Plausible deniability is your greatest ally
5. Use a burner (a disposable prepaid cell phone)
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QUOTE OF THE DAY
"I do not want to risk further injury. That's different for me, but I'm being smarter this time."
-- Tiger Woods, on missing the British Open