“I have a reputation to protect, here.” A visibly annoyed Jerry Dipoto said. “All these other guys are doing it, and they all think I’m cool. What am I supposed to do, not join them and out myself as a total dweeb? No chance, man.”
When Dipoto was informed that the Kansas City Royals intend to not release any minor leaguers, he popped a stick of gum into his mouth, threw on a pair of sunglasses, and laughed. “Haha. Nerds!” he exclaimed as he walked out the door.