…not poke the bear

Regular readers may have noticed a slight shift in coverage this October here at the 2WC. Now, the time has come to address the elephant in the room…

…Root, Root, Root

It’s finally here baseball fans, the postseason.  Okay, well depending on how you feel about tiebreakers, you could argue that it doesn’t officially start until Thursday…but what fun is that? Sure, by its end the postseason feels like it’s gone on for months, but we’re not there yet.  It’s only just beginning, and we’re going…

…Stay Alive

Today, the St. Louis Cardinals maintained their postseason reputation for nail-biter baseball. Narrowly winning by a score of 2-1, the Cards managed to stay alive for another game. This year, the eternal underdogs have a formidable “foe” in the Pittsburgh Pirates.  The Bucs are this year’s unofficial Cinderella Story. How that’s possible after only making it…

…Swing For The Fences

Today marks the third day of the government shutdown (aka- our legislative branch’s epic temper tantrum).  It also happens to also be the first day of postseason baseball. It’s a tough decision for a blogger. Not for this particular blogger, but I imagine for others it could be difficult. Personally, I’ve had enough of the…

…play on

Since the dawn of man, we’ve searched for entertainment, ways to not only pass the time, but prove that we can hit a ball with a stick better than the next guy (or gal). That need for competition (with some entertainment value) manifests itself in so many ways.  Today, (and yesterday) with wild card madness…

…Call It On The Fly

Postseason baseball is here once again. For some that means the end of a long, heartbreak of a season.  For others, it means we can kiss our fingernails goodbye. Of course, for a select few the postseason is a short-lived experience. With the institution of the new Wild Card Game, a whole new level of…