1. Will We See a Manny-Esque Outburst By David Ortiz?

    It just keeps getting worse and worse for David Ortiz. Big Papi, as he is affectionately known, is not the fun-loving, bomb-hitting, gap-toothed gentle giant of a man we all once knew him as when he was playing well...

    Kevin  Bertha Written by Kevin Bertha about over 4 years ago 329 reads 13 comments

  2. Should The Red Sox Be Worried About Their Slow Start?

    The photo I chose for this story is all too familiar. David "Big Papi" Ortiz is walking back to the dugout after a strikeout. Ortiz has started this season in a slump, hitting .171, with 0 HR and only 2 RBI...

    Kevin  Bertha Written by Kevin Bertha about over 4 years ago 101 reads -20 comments

  3. Garrett Jones' Unique Run To Pittsburgh Stardom

    Garrett Jones might as well join the list of Pittsburgh sports stars along with Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Hines Ward, James Harrison, and Andrew McCutchen. Jones has had a slow start for the Pirates this season, hitting ...

    Kevin  Bertha Written by Kevin Bertha about over 4 years ago 265 reads 6 comments

  4. The Cases Of Wandy Rodriguez and Miguel Tejada: Lying For a Better Life

    In Latin America, baseball is the game to play. Boys as young as 4 or 5 dream about getting to the majors one day. Many young men see America's pastime as the only way to save their families from poverty...

    Kevin  Bertha Written by Kevin Bertha about over 4 years ago 2,402 reads 15 comments

  5. The Story of Rube Waddell and His Drinking

    Rube Waddell was a Hall of Fame pitcher in the Dead-ball era. He is credited with winning the pitching Triple Crown in 1905, leading the American League with 27 wins, 287 strikeouts, and a 1...

    Kevin  Bertha Written by Kevin Bertha about over 4 years ago 552 reads 12 comments

  6. A Missing Ligament and The Knuckleball: The Story Of R.A. Dickey

    Most people would think that a pitcher who is missing a crucial ligament in his throwing arm is now working at Lowe's or McDonald's. Most people are wrong. The Ulnar Collateral Ligament in the inner part of your elbow is necessary for daily functions...

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  7. An Interview With Tyson Cobb

    Tyson Cobb is a right-handed sophomore center-fielder for Mott Community College, which has one of the top Junior College baseball programs in the country. Cobb is called “Ty”...

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