Sad day. MLBTradeRumors.com reports that Pat Burrell will officially retire.
Back in November, Burrell told the Associated Press that he was likely done, but it seems we can expect an official announcement shortly.
Now seems like as good a time as ever to honor Pat by reminding you of his existence as The Machine and the story of Max Talbot bringing girls back to Bat’s old Rittenhouse condo last year. Our friends at Drinker's will hold a moment of silence at around 1:53 tonight. We will miss you, Pat.