It seems almost intentional that the end of the presidential election season runs parallel with the end of the Major League Baseball season. Or is it just the happy, coincidental convergence of two of our most identifiable pieces of American life?
Major League Baseball has enjoyed an extraordinary resurgence since the crippling strike of 1994 resulting in the cancelling of the entire season, playoffs and World Series.
It was their first time meeting in the playoffs. Both teams wanted nothing more than to get the first game behind them. In a much anticipated match-up, game one of the National League Division series did not disappoint.
Rooting for Chipper and the Braves has been a family tradition for as long as I can remember. A tradition that started by grandfather Harold Pace, who lived in Greenville, South Carolina
With the arrival of October, it's time for two great American pastimes: baseball and presidential debates. Match the presidential debater with the ballplayer they most resemble.
The Detroit Tigers can take the field knowing they are playing for not only themselves, but those fans that showed up every single game despite not having the money to do it.
The onus is not just on gay athletes to come out, that lays with all athletes, gay or straight, to make it clear that gay players are welcome in the locker room.
I can't deny that something special is happening with this Baltimore team, but I also can't deny that like every other fan of the Orioles a month ago, I was nowhere to be seen.
It would be difficult to award MVP to someone other than the Triple Crown winner, but given Trout's success and the way he ignited the team there is still one scenario in which he may be chosen over Cabrera.
Joe Buck reflects on his canceled HBO show, losing his voice in 2011, his reasons for quitting Twitter and gives his opinion on who holds the title of baseball's home run king.
An astounding 31 major league pitchers underwent Tommy John surgery in 2012. The repetitive demands of pitching and the nature of the motion itself -- particularly the acceleration phase -- are the primary culprits.
Posey is a front runner for the league MVP award and was named the recipient of the 2012 Willie Mac award. "It was a unanimous decision," said Giants manager Bruce Bochy.
While the Rocket threw a heater like no one before, his lasting legacy won't be the pitches he tossed, but rather what he was or wasn't on while throwing them.
You realize just how out-of-step anti-environmental lawmakers are when a $400 billion industry with hundreds of millions of fans is busy installing solar panels and expanding recycling programs.
The Oakland Athletics were not supposed to be good in 2012. Yet, it's September, and the 79-60 Athletics are only trailing the Texas Rangers by 3.5 games.
Cleveland Indians Manager Manny Acta loves life. It's that simple. The guy has such a great attitude that you can't help but be positive around him. His willingness to help others is quite contagious.