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"But can he pitch?" -- Crowdsourcing our motto

Once upon a time the Red Sox were a desolate wasteland of awful. Particularly the ol' rotation. Some evil force had stolen Jon Lester's abilities ala Space Jam, John Lackey was still considered an epithet, Felix Doubront was a flash-in-the-pan, and only ol' Clay Buchholz could occasionally provide a glimmer of hope.

Dear Aceves, Aaron Cook. Do you remember? I remember...

Anyways, a certain phrase was being thrown around that really captured the ol' OTM zeitgeist of the time: "but can he pitch?" We took that and made it our motto. It's over there on the right side of the site in the dashboard right underneath the top five articles.

Well, now we know that they can pitch. The Red Sox' staff finished the year with the third-highest fWAR in the game, and went ahead and won the World Series by keeping runs off the board. So now we need a new motto, and we figured since you guys came up with the last one, we'd turn to you to find the new one.

We're not going perfectly democratic, here. Otherwise we'd end up with something about OOLF and Senzafine and, frankly, I don't think that's gonna fly upstairs. But if something clean gets some momentum, it'll probably be the pick.

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