I'm a media guy. I've criticized Barry Bonds. So it's all my fault.
I made him fat.
The San Francisco Giants' Web site reported in November that Bonds' offseason goal was to lose some 40 pounds, down to his early-'90s playing weight of under 200, so he could take pressure off his arthroscopically repaired knees when he runs down fly balls or legs out doubles.
But alas, I chained poor Barry to his couch for two months ...