The more sensitive among you have your knickers in a twist because P A.J. Burnett bitched at SS Clint Barmes after perceived poor positioning by Barmes allowed a ball to slip through the infield and stoke a Texas Rangers' rally.
Don’t be a p****.
You loved it when Burnett told Hanley Ramirez of Los Angeles to "sit the f*** down" after striking him out. What made Burnett do that is what also made Burnett squawk at Barmes. He’s a blood-and-guts competitor.
Burnett's attitude has rubbed off on the Pirates. He's contributed to the Pirates' renaissance in ways that go far beyond his pitching.
Barmes responded by hitting a home run. That's what real men do.
Burnett and Barmes had no problem with each other after. That's how real men are.
If you still have a problem with Burnett, do the world a favor and don't have kids.
That kid will be playing in a soccer league where they don't keep score, and in a baseball league where nobody gets out, and everybody gets a trophy because everybody's equal. That kid will grow up to be another entitled, spoiled loser who drains society because he doesn't feel success is important.
The kind of person A.J. Burnett might punch in the face. #SitTheF***Down
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