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MLB photo day makes unexpected pitstop in confessional booth

Once again, photo day has taken another turn for the worse.  The overwhelming victims in this set were clearly the Washington Nationals. 

Not exactly a team in need of mind games with an artsy photographer.

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Nick Johnson has been such a good boy this year, he's actually not confessing at all, he's imagining himself watching his favorite scene from Steel Magnolias.

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"Yeah, that's right, I did it and I'd do it again."  Not exactly remorseful there, Dmitri.

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Austin Kearns dreams of a place where .217 hitters are treated like people too.

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Christian Guzman didn't sign up for this bullllll-shit.

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Scott Olsen is a pretty simple guy.  He just wants it to be perfectly clear that if the giant, haunting zit on his cheek shows up in team photos, he won't be able to control what happens next.

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Not since Dikembe Mutombo has the D.C. area seen a bat this big.

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Nick Johnson weighs 237 lbs.  From the neck down, he weighs approximately 187 lbs.  How is he not a character on The Simpsons yet?  Not animated or anything though, just as you see him here.

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We just can't get away from Dmitri Young.  If we swapped out his uniform for Andre the Giant's trunks and a championship belt, would anyone even blink?

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Lance Berkman becomes the first player to fall for the unfortunate "pose with the ball like it's your prom date" trick.  To be fair, "Like a Virgin" was being played on the set when Berkman had this shot taken.

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If you had more "road beef" than Hells Angels, you'd be grinning like Indians mascot Chief Wahoo too.

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Ladies and gentleman, introducing the latest additions to Tampa Bay's wax figure museum, Mr. Willy Aybar…

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… and 14-year old bat boy B.J. Upton!

8 Comments

  1. Mr. A-Hole

    February 22, 2009 at 2:19 pm

    Now that was gay.

  2. friar

    February 22, 2009 at 2:34 pm

    Christian Guzman.

  3. tamtam

    February 22, 2009 at 3:52 pm

    who would have thought that dimitri young could have so many tattoos and get away with it? picture day has hit a new low

  4. Shane McMayonnaise

    February 22, 2009 at 4:15 pm

    He hates this shit.

  5. Mike

    February 22, 2009 at 8:46 pm

    I wish photo day could go year round!

  6. Zane

    February 23, 2009 at 6:48 pm

    Wax-Willie Aybar is ready to mash this season! Dude even brought his batting gloves to photo day!

  7. tamtam

    February 24, 2009 at 11:14 pm

    the rays oughtta do a background check on all their players. bj upton looks way too young to be playing baseball

  8. saucY

    February 25, 2009 at 4:42 pm

    Willie Aybar: must kill the queen!

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