Brett Myers Wishes To Clear The Air

Only one apology in this edition of Who's Sorry Now?, if we're not counting Michael Vick. It's Phillies reliever Brett Myers, who expresses regret over calling Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Sam Carchidi "a retard" during a terse exchange Saturday. Myers had given up a couple of home runs against the Padres, and didn't appreciate being asked about it. Here's the audio and the transcript of the original argument, thanks to Bugs and Cranks. This caused immediate pangs of remorse.

"I shouldn't have said that," Myers said before Philadelphia played the New York Mets on Monday night. "I didn't mean to offend anybody. I was frustrated, but I never should've used that word."

But was Myers apologizing to the reporter, or to the mentally handicapped? The answer remains unclear.

Phillies Pitcher Sorry For Calling Writer 'Retard' [MSNBC]
Brett Myers Blows The Game, Screams Obscenities At A Reporter [Bugs And Cranks]