Tough guy Russell Martin offers extremely tough challenge to Martin Maldonado

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Somebody needs a hug. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Following the Priates-Brewers brawl of yesterday, most people's advice came down to "let it go." But not Pirates catcher Russell Martin, who is ready to take this drama all the way into the offseason, when everyone will definitely still care about it.

That's right, that's 31-year-old Russell Martin challenging a man to a fight. Sure, he says "for charity," but since this won't ever see the light of day, it's just a challenge. Martin isn't dreaming Maldonado would ever accept, and he won't. In the end, Martin was unable to let it go and wants to "win" by making a challenge Maldonado can't possibly accept.

In the mean time, let's save fighting for a productive purpose.

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