This was recently written by me at Bleacher Report. Enjoy, and be sure to let me know what you think in the comment section! With just over 31 days until the trade deadline, it is time Minnesota figure out what they want to do. Should they buy and try to continue hanging with the White [...]
Archive for June, 2008
All stats current as of June 30 1. Justin Morneau, Minnesota Twins Morneau, the former AL MVP, is wanted on nearly every teams’ roster. He has great power and hits for a good average. Through 82 games this year Morneau is hitting .306/.368/.483. He has a total of 12 home runs, but 51 strikeouts. His [...]
Obviously, the top story today is Kevin Slowey out dueling Ben Sheets as he went a full nine innings while only surrendering three hits and striking out eight. And, oh yeah, he didn’t walk a batter. There were other great performances today as well. Let’s dive into some other thoughts: -Slowey’s start is his fourth [...]
Joe Mauer Expiration date: Never. Contains61% Percent chance of batting title.50% Speed~93% of daily offense100% ability of calling a perfect game Caution! -Do not use on day games after night games!-Keep out of reach of children!-Do not hesitate to threaten to put Redmond in as starterif Mauer acts up.
This picture from Yahoo! Sports pretty much sums up the Twin’s night. The streak is over, but the season isn’t. Here are a few thoughts: -Excellent pitching from Manny Para, but just against the wrong team. While I would have loved for this streak to continue, I actually don’t really care all the much. Minnesota [...]
We are about half way into the 2008 season, so what better time than now to launch a new series? In this new annual feature I will rank/list the top ten current players on the Minnesota Twins and all their minor league affiliates for every position. All statistics are current as of June 26th, 2008, [...]
Joe Mauer was the hero Friday night as he belted a home run over the right center field wall in the eighth inning to push the score to 7-6, advantage Twins. It was a close game, but Minnesota still came out on top to extend their winning streak to ten. Here are some thoughts: -A [...]
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Minnesota will now return to the ‘Dome to face the team that got this winning streak started; the Milwaukee Brewers. Nick Blackburn (6-4, 3.68) will pitch tonight for Minnesota. Blackburn is becoming one of the top rookies in the American league, and is at least included in the discussion for Rookie of the Year honors. [...]
This article was originally posted by me at Bleacher Report. I thought you guys would enjoy it, and I thought it would create some good discussion. I won’t do a recap piece tonight. Baker pitched great again and Minnesota got the runs needed to win the game 3-2. Nine in a row now for Minnesota, [...]