An attempt to exact vigilante justice on Alex Rodriguez may have turned the controversial slugger into a sympathetic figure.
When it comes to beating the infield shift, nobody does it better than Boston's David Ortiz.
When Buck Showalter took his shots at the Red Sox and Yankees, and Terry Francona reacted, they were merely being true to themselves.
Whatever kind of year it's been where you live, it's only half-over. So here's Wild Pitches' special, slightly tilted look back at the First Half That Was.