it feels so good. i'm telling you, if you're one of those who have been holding on to him, praying he'll come back and give you that ~.300 avg and 20-20 plug up the middle...let him go and liberate yourself. maybe he picks it up, maybe he doesn't. not like his numbers this year will put him at the top of most peoples' free agent lists.
now, if you're in a league of more than 14 teams, continue the wait, obviously.