A writer for Slate.com spent three nights with the pitchers and the bullpen catcher for the Newark Bears (Can-Am League) this season. He wrote about his experience in a 3-page article this week, and it is a more revealing article than others which have been written about life in the bullpen.
Please be warned as there is some adult language and crass topics.
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