/Ruben Amaro solemnly gazes at his iPhone 7, re-reading the devastating news for the fourth time in the past minute. His Blackberry buzzes on his hip. He attempts to compose himself, but as a lonely tear falls he's moved to whisper, "...and flights of angels sing thee thy to rest."
Pitcher Chad Durbin, one of MLB's good guys, has retired. He was released by #phillies in late May.
— Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) November 25, 2013