''I'm glad he did that. He needed to vent. He's been a mild-mannered ballplayer his whole life."
Wells, in his defense of Rogers, said sometimes players don't like cameras ''when they're pissed off."
''What Kenny did, I'm fine with," Wells said. ''The cameraman wasn't hurt. He went to the hospital, pretending to be hurt. He's winking at another guy, saying, 'I'm going to get paid.' That guy's a [expletive] idiot."...
....''The guy's not hurt," Wells said of the cameraman, when David Heuschkel of the Hartford Courant reminded Wells that there were criminal charges involved. ''Be a man. Take it. The same thing happened with that guy in Boston in that incident in the bullpen."
Just as a reminder, here's a story about when David Wells took it like a man from someone 10 inches shorter and 70 pounds lighter.