Ortiz Decides Hermida Should Get A Chance

This past Tuesday, David Ortiz decided that it was time for someone else to have a little bit of the heroic limelight. With the bases loaded and no outs, he gallantly sacrificed one of his own at-bats to ground into a double play, a move he must have calculated to build further drama. All seemed … Continue reading

Chicken Little and Big Papi: Venuing Red Sox Beat Report

Ortiz is 1 for 11 with a single RBI. The sky is falling, the roof is caving in, the plane has crashed into the mountain. Mike Lowell should take over take over at DH and the once great Ortiz should ride the pine. Please. Baseball is a game that builds on itself. Each pitch is … Continue reading

It's a Holy day, but tonight it's War. [Yankees vs Red Sox]

Major League Baseball’s season gets under way tonight in Fenway Park, with the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox starting things off in grand fashion. Excitement will be in the air, so will hatred and animosity for the opposing team. The wind won’t be the only thing swirling around the park tonight as … Continue reading

Mark Teixeira's Elbow, Jerry Manuel's Headaches and Jamie Moyer's Age.

Yankee Business In the land of make believe, aka Yankee Universe, Mark Teixeira got plunked on the right elbow by Jeremy Guthrie Monday night in Sarasota Florida. While the elbow is all swollen, Teixeira is planning to shoot a few Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson inspired commercials for the upcoming season on YES Network. YES Network … Continue reading

Woe to Be ‘Big Papi’: David Ortiz, a Peoples’ History, in text

    [[Editor’s Note: The following text exchange just transpired between 33 Problems and The Venuist regarding Rob Neyer, of ESPN, compiling his baseball players of the decade.]] 33 Problems:  Rob Neyer puts Carlos Beltran as the 6th best player of the decade and David Ortiz as the 53rd.  Does that seem crazy or am … Continue reading

Woe to Be 'Big Papi': David Ortiz, a Peoples' History, in text

    [[Editor’s Note: The following text exchange just transpired between 33 Problems and The Venuist regarding Rob Neyer, of ESPN, compiling his baseball players of the decade.]] 33 Problems:  Rob Neyer puts Carlos Beltran as the 6th best player of the decade and David Ortiz as the 53rd.  Does that seem crazy or am … Continue reading