Archive for the ‘Minnesota Twins’ Category

Yankees-Twins Highlights

Friday, October 8th, 2010

This highlight packaged demonstrates what it has been like to watch the Yankees and Twins when they meet in the playoffs every damn year. Courtesy of St. Paul's own Charles Schulz.

You Just Never Know Who You’ll Run Into At The Ballpark

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

My roommate’s birthday was last week and as a supplementary gift his mom gave him two suite tickets for Monday’s Indianapolis Indians game. It's 5:30 p.m. He walks into my room asking if I’d like to make a 7 p.m. first pitch. I figure it’s a Monday night, the tickets provide ...

Fear Not Twins Fans, Losing Nathan Isn’t So Bad

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

So it sounds like Joe Nathan, one of the elite closers in baseball, is heading toward the inevitable Tommy John surgery after suffering a "significant tear" in his throwing elbow. It's never good when you lose a guy who has had no less than 36 saves and no worse than a ...

The Pain and The Glory

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

It took 163 games for it to happen, but the dullest baseball season in recent memory got a jolt to its system with Minnesota's epic 12-inning, 6-5 win over Detroit in a one-game playoff for the AL Central Divsion title. And no, I am not just accusing this baseball season of ...

Hold Your Horses, Curt

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

The thing I love about Curt Schilling is that he has lived up to his name better than any ballplayer since Home Run Baker. (I can't speak to how well Zip Zabel lived up to his name). If there's one thing Curt can do even better than pitching, it's shilling. And ...

The Rays’ Success Is Bad For Baseball

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

To put it into ultra-simplistic terms, our economy is screwed because people have been spending far too much money. People were given home loans they could not possibly pay back, thus killing several lending giants. A few years ago was the first time in a hell of a long time ...

A Look Back and a Look Ahead

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Now that the White Sox have wrapped up the final playoff spot after Tuesday night's 1-0 thriller over the Twins for the AL Central title, we can finally make our playoff predictions. [caption id="attachment_3098" align="alignright" width="321" caption="I've always wondered what it would be like to celebrate in a giant manpile on ...