Game 1 impressions and Game 2 Preview.
The Minnesota Twins treated a packed house to a rollicking opening day victory that saw each one of the pillars of last year's success (our newfound power, our piranhas, our pitching) contributing toward a 7-4 victor ... More >>
First snowfall bedamned. No December event elicits that warm holiday spirit more than the annual Major League Baseball Winter General Managers' Meeting. Maybe that's just me.
On the brink of what will likely be make-or-break matchups against Chicago and Detroit, a main question mark for the Twins is--surprise!--their starting rotation.
Snapshots of a long-shot season to come
THE LINEUP Shannon Stewart, LF: Like his new teammate Rondell White, he's a pretty good player on the downhill side of a career marked by extraordinary physical wear and tear. Stewart's 32 now, and last year he dropped 60 points apiece from his on-base (.380-.323) and slugging (.447-.388) percenta ... More >>
La Velle E. Neal III's Twins recap is utterly befuddling. The third-grade sentence construction is painful enough, but then he loses all grasp of the English language. The runs can be scored on 450-foot homers, seeing-eye singles or (gasp!), even because of a walk. However they are scored, it s ... More >>
So maybe yesterday's post did put the jinx on the Twinks after all. But more likely, it's just that the Twins were struck with a typical bout of Bradke Ball, wherein the team's once and forever "ace," Brad Radke, does what he usually does: Give up a home run or two in the first three innings before ... More >>
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