Susan Sarandon plays Annie, a Minor League baseball groupie who chooses one player a season to have an affair with. Okay, so far, so simpering. But Annie makes her own damn rules and she sticks to them. When Annie is trying to decide between rookie pitcher Ebby (Tim Robbins, hilarious as a himbo) and Crash, the veteran catcher assigned to him (Kevin Costner, who almost — almost — makes us like the word “pussy” when he uses it in his “I believe” speech), she says to them, “These are the ground rules. I hook up with one guy a season. Usually takes me a couple weeks to pick the guy — kinda my own spring training. And, well, you two are the most promising prospects of the season so far, so I just thought we should kinda get to know each other.” Later, after she’s picked Ebby — she decides to educate him via light bondage and poetry readings — and Crash continues to hit on her, she tells Crash, “Despite my rejection of most Judeo-Christian ethics, I am, within the framework of the baseball season, monogamous.” She’s got her own internal moral code for her sex life and when she decides to finally settle down, it’s on her own terms and in her own time.
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