"You'd be surprised how important it is to them. You get heat for it. You get cussed out. There's a guy, I won't say his name, but he was really getting on me. He was going, 'I've been in the big leagues for 12 years. I have a 3.65 career ERA. I have this many holds. And you're telling me I can't get on a stinking baseball card?'
"And I just said, 'Dude, you're on the Pirates.'"
When cards are in the news, we try to be here to push you in the right direction. This week, ESPN's Jim Caple has a little something-something on his trip to the Topps factory. Um, why haven't we been invited yet?