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Important News Update: Jake Arrieta Shaved His Beard

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In the pantheons of mandom, Jake Arrieta’s beard is way the hell up there. It is full. It is thick. It is laden with honey.


Gaze. Gaze upon it and be changed:

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And then brace yourself for a life you didn’t know you could live.

A life where, somewhere in Texas, Jake Arrieta wanders the streets … BEARDLESS:

In that moment, I realize that … Jake Arrieta is a really handsome dude. I mean, the beard was great, and it embodied the spirit baby-and-patchy-faced dudes like me have yearning within us. But, yeah. Dudeย can rock the beardless look, too.

Never fear, though, as Brittany Arrieta’s tweet implied, the beard will be back:


Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.