The Twins (finally) discover the youth movement
1. Ruben Sierra is enormous. Has he always been that big? 2. The Twins have now beaten the top two closers in the American league: Mariano Rivera on Saturday, and now K-Rod. The only other pitcher who compares to those guys is Joe Nathan. That's a really good feeling. Man, what a game.
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 >>