David Wells may have pitched his last game. The Padres released the 44-year-old left-hander yesterday to make room for Chris Young, who's coming off the disabled list.
It's up to Wells now whether he'll retire or stay available and try to land a spot with another team. The boisterous Boomer hasn't shown any signs of mellowing; just last week commish Bud Selg fined him $5,000 for an argument with an ump
If he chooses to continue playing there's little doubt that some team would show interest, especially with the post season approaching. "I think based upon what David has done for his career and his season, there would be a lot of interest in adding him to a roster for the stretch run," said his agent.