On Thursday the San Diego Padres announced they are cutting ties with left-hander David Wells. Boomer will be given the option of retiring or catching on with another team. We bid a fond farewell to the man who joined a very exclusive club: pitching a perfect game hungover. Just a few thoughts here, first, the man won 235 games. That ranks above such names as Luis Tiant, Catfish Hunter, Don Drysdale, and Painted Sock. Second, this was a man who loved being a Yankee, and wanted the ball in big game situations. He was heartbroken when he received the news he had been traded for Roger Clemens. Finally, he easily makes my Top 10 list of athletes I would love to have partied with. Farewell Boomer!