The Taxonomy of Francisco Cervelli faces
Francisco Cervelli contains multitudes. He's an excellent pitch framer and a patient batter. He's a lover and advice giver. He's a player for Team Italy and a fervent supporter of his beleaguered home nation Venezuela.
He's also the most expressive man in Major League Baseball. No one comes close to Cervelli for sheer variety and outrageousness of facial expresions.
But what do they all mean? Today, like Tim Roth in the long-since-cancelled "Lie to Me," we're going to provide an exhaustive breakdown using the power of photographs.<o:p>
Here we have Cervelli at rest:
This is Cervelli Neutral -- the point from which all other Cervelli faces flow outward. Now then, let's investigate those other emotions.
Anger at a guy stealing your sub:
Silent reflection on that delicious sub:
Still thinking of how delicious that sub would have been:
Brotherly pride and respect:
True love; the kind that makes you sing below someone's balcony:
Finally, and most importantly, Acceptance: