From, in the aftermath of the banged up Barry accepting his 7th MVP trophy:

Bonds’ former teammate Jeff Kent, now wearing Dodger Blue and batting cleanup for Los Angeles, didn’t mind that Bonds wasn’t playing.

“Any time you can have one of the best players not playing it’s a great thing,” he said.

Let’s see if MLB can’t work that slogan into a MasterCard commercial.

(Barry, momentarily confused by the sight of Lt. Dangle in long pants).

I guess the secret to Armando Benitez’ success is that as long as Art Howe isn’t giving the backrubs, he’s just fine.