Jeff Passan reported Tuesday on a loophole -- familiar from the recent case of Jonathan Singleton -- formed by the disparate strictness about marijuana use between the minor league and Major League Baseball. Teams wishing to protect their minor leaguers from harsh penalties for multiple marijuana offenses can just bring them up to the 40-man roster. This is the context for an instant entrant into the Anonymous Quote Hall of Fame:
"I'll just smoke my way onto the 40-man."
While you're taking cuts in the batting cage or perfecting your sinker, Anonymous Player is blazing past you on the call-up list.
"I'll just smoke my way onto the 40-man": our generation's "You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take."