"You're striking out because you're not keeping The U.S. Open!"
-- Chip Potts of Mooresville
"Hardball is my racket!"
-- John Bradey, Matthews
"Don't blame me if you can't hit what I serve."
-- Margaret Cease, Newton
"You seem to have a lot of players in deep right."
-- Bill McGloughlin, Charlotte
"You just got served."
-- Steven A. Meckler, Charlotte
"Everybody's got a racket in Washington."
-- With variations, from many readers
Thanks for all your entries. Here's a selection of just a few of the other better lines we received:
"Talk about a slump!"
"You can't lay a glove on me!"
"Watch me put a little spin on your hardball."
"But I'VE got the ball!"
"Your league is tarnished by performance-enhanced duds."
"I'm a pro at serving faults!"
"How about putting down that bat and actually serving as a Congressman?"
"It's a Love-Hate relationship."
"You can't get rid of your ERA."
"I always serve for love!"
"You obviously are not the Boys of Summers."
Feel free to join a discussion about the winners, add more captions of your own, or let us know your favorites by clicking the 'Comments' link below. Please join us again Monday, Oct. 21, for a new cartoon caption challenge. -- Kevin Siers