the 2027 all-star rosterManny Ramirez Jr. and D'Angelo Ortiz (projected contest winners, 2028 and 2031, respectively) watch the Home Run Derby:
We've previously discussed the Papelblog's suspicion that D'Angelo Ortiz is the result of an experiment conducted by Theo to combine Papi and Manny's DNA, but I didn't realize that D'Angelo is actually version 2.0.
Baseball resumes in slightly less than 10 hours, thank Christ. Although it was almost worth the three-day break to see Jorge Posada catch Jonathan Papelbon in the All Star Game and be so apparently flustered trying to catch a pitcher who wasn't trying to blow the game while close and late, walk in the winning run, etcetera that he was charged with a passed ball. Almost.