Mark Prior, the ex-Cub who hasn’t thrown a pitch on the senior circuit in almost three years, is still working on that comeback.
According to an MLB.com story, he’s keeping hope alive. “The door hasn’t been closed on me,” Prior said. “And until someone tells me I don’t have a job or a spot, I’m going to keep going… Until my body tells me that it’s not going to work, I’m going to make every effort to make this work.”
On the Phone: “This is your body calling, Mark. I just don’t think this is going to work out.”
Prior: “I’m sorry, you’re fading out…”
On the Phone: “It’s time to give up, Mark.”
Prior: “You’re breaking up. This connection isn’t very good–could you call back, like, after spring training? Thanks.”
On the Phone: “Wait, don’t hang up on–“