Now that Juan Uribe is a Brave, it's time to say goodbye to baseball's greatest buddy comedy
Uribe trade means end to baseball's best buddy comedy
Early Wednesday morning, we learned that the deal moving Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe to the Braves had been finalized. Los Angeles will get infielder Alberto Callaspo and three pitchers in exchange, but they'll have to say goodbye to what was maybe the world's greatest real-life buddy comedy as well. How will we live without UrPuigBe or RyUribe, two combination names we never used enough when we had the chance?
So, press play:
And relive Juan Uribe's most amazing moments with the Dodgers. Like the laughs he had with Yasiel Puig:
And the time he turned him into a human bobblehead:
Of course, there's his friendship with Hyun-Jin Ryu, which is karate-based like all truly great friendships are:
Or bunt-and-seek based. At least, that's what we think is going on here:
Plus, they gave each other presents! Well, sort of:
Now who will Ryu dance with?
Now it's time to say goodbye, Juan. We'll miss seeing you in that Dodger blue: