Red Sox owner John Henry said last night that the Red Sox are out of the running for Mark Teixeira.

Simply incredible. Click the link and read it for yourself. Here's the money shot though:

"We met with Mr. Teixeira and were very much impressed with him," Henry told the Associated Press. "After hearing about his other offers, however, it seems clear that we are not going to be a factor."

Since it's now 2:18 am I'm not going to expound any further, and I'm sure you're all with me in hoping there's an end to this soon. But as Yogi once said, "It ain't over till it's over."