Sources tell the Boston Globe that Jason Varitek plans to announce his retirement this coming Thursday. You have to imagine that Tek is upset that these "sources" leaked the information turning his "announcement" into more of a "confirmation." Word is that the long-time Red Sox catcher will continue to work for the organization in some capacity.
To honor the captain let's watch this video for as long as we possibly can without laughing. I lasted 15 seconds. The close-up of the goatee did me in.