David Ortiz gets his playoff beard shaved off. (John Cetrino/Invision for Gillette/AP Images)

David Ortiz gets his playoff beard shaved off. (John Cetrino/Invision for Gillette/AP Images)

This week on Only A Game, Bill asks analyst Charlie Pierce to predict the outcome of Alex Rodriguez’s arbitration hearing. Plus, Charlie and Bill discuss the only venue in which A-Rod could ever be considered a bargain.  Also, Red Sox players David Ortiz and Shane Victorino capitalize on their World Series glory by shaving off their beards, and a newborn Green Bay Packers fan already shares two things in common with quarterback Aaron Rodgers.