Don't be surprised if Wells surfaces
He got on a plane almost immediately and flew up to his place in Michigan to lay low, to consider his options. At take-off, I bet, he was seriously thinking about retirement.
By landing, however, the iconoclast within Wells -- the part of him that has had a problem with authority figures -- had probably taken over his psyche. I bet that by the time Wells landed, he was thinking: The heck with the Padres. I am going to stick it to them. He is competitive, and he is always better with a chip on his shoulder.
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