For those whose mortgages are under water and whose stress level continues to rise, Erik Bedard has four words of good news.
"My ass felt good," he said.
Well, of course it did - and for the Mariners and their top left-handed starting pitcher, that was good news.
Bedard missed a start with a strained muscle in his behind, and in one inning he allowed the Dodgers a run but felt no discomfort.
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So, from now on, he'd prefer not to discuss his tush, thanks.