Buzzing on Yahoo Sports:

Big League Stew

‘Hold me, Slider’: Manny Acta’s tender mascot hug

Big League Stew

View photo


"I missed your musk": Slider is stuck in a moment with Manny Acta. (AP)

The first instinct is to make fun of Cleveland Indians manager Manny Acta and his way-too-sincere embrace of Slider, the team's whatizit mascot. But after further review, I can't ascertain that this isn't the moment that Acta first learned of Prince Fielder's signing with the Detroit Tigers. You'd react the same way, too, upon remembering that Drew Pomeranz and Alex White are now members of the Colorado Rockies organization.

There's a live Create-a-Caption going on right now so we're not going to make this an official contest. But feel free to entertain the rest of us with your own lines in the comments while we consider making this the official Twitter avatar for @bigleaguestew.

Want more Big League Stew all winter long?
Follow 'Duk on Facebook and Twitter!

Win cash prizes, pick a fantasy roster for just one day, join in minutes!

Learn how to play

Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
NFL $750K Baller 39698/85227 $10 $750000 Tomorrow 1:00 PM Enter
NFL $1 Single Entry 50/50 [Top 2,500 Win] 4232/5000 $1 $4500 Tomorrow 1:00 PM Enter
NFL $100K Tournament [$10K to 1st] 2807/4545 $25 $100000 Tomorrow 1:00 PM Enter
View Comments (11)