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

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