Bill Madden: With help from Rob Manfred, David Ortiz gets free pass into Hall of Fame, while others are held to a higher standard

NEW YORK — After wading through the muck of steroids cheats, drug dealer associations, lurid sexual harassment charges, and an alt-right extremist who once called for their lynching, the Baseball Writers Association Tuesday bid good riddance to Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Curt Schilling on their ballot, dealt a major body blow to Omar Vizquel, and elected only one player to the ...