Will L.A. retaliate against San Diego?

Revenge cannot be ruled out. MLB players are a remorseless, vengeful lot.

Originally Published: April 15, 2013
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

Many, many years ago, Wayne Gross hit a home run off Ed Farmer and took his time running around the bases. Farmer was furious and wanted to retaliate, but being a reliever who often worked only one inning per game, he didn't face Gross again for three years. And when he did, it was spring training, and they were teammates. The first pitch in batting practice, Farmer hit Gross right in the middle of the back with a fastball at 90 mph.

"What was that for!" Gross screamed at Farmer.

"That ...

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