Are you like me? Does some hopeful and optimistic part of you already have Mark Prior's future all mapped out, including but not limited to his Hall of Fame plaque? I see it looking something like this ...
MARK WILLIAM PRIOR
CHICAGO, N.L., 2002-2013, 2019
NEW YORK, A.L., 2014-2016
PORTLAND, N.L., 2017-2019
SAN DIEGO, N.L., 2020-2021
PICTURE PERFECT POWER PITCHER WHO HELPED
LEAD CUBS TO THEIR FIRST WORLD SERIES
CHAMPIONSHIP IN NEARLY A CENTURY. WON 312
GAMES OVER 20 SEASONS. SET N.L. RECORD ...