The Minnesota Twins open up postseason play vs. the New York Yankees Wednesday evening at Target Field. Francisco Liriano will take the mound at 7:37 p.m. Central. This is wonderful news considering all of the injuries that have plagued the ball club this season. The absences of Justin Morneau and Joe Nathan for large portions of the schedule have been detrimental to the team’s … [Read more...] about Minnesota Twins Limp Into the Postseason: Literally
Efficiency or Lack of Freedom in the Twins Rotation?
Kevin Slowey, Nick Blackburn, and Scott Baker are all products of the Minnesota Twins’ farm system. The trio of mid-to-late 20 year old right-handed hurlers all have an efficiency of motion. This isn’t the first time the team’s fans have seen a similar style. Brad Radke was the organization’s molding of Greg Maddux-a poor man’s version mind you. Rick Anderson has been a … [Read more...] about Efficiency or Lack of Freedom in the Twins Rotation?
Joe Nathan Injury Hurts, Doesn’t Cripple Twins
By Mike Gallagher 246 saves, a 22-12 record, and an ERA under 2.00. An impressive resume over the last six years for Twins closer Joe Nathan, who is widely considered the second best closer over that span in Major League Baseball. Obviously, with such gaudy stats and being such an unquestionable rock at the end of the bullpen, it would be ridiculous to say the Twins … [Read more...] about Joe Nathan Injury Hurts, Doesn’t Cripple Twins
Minnesota Twins Extraordinarily Mediocre
David Palmer As we wrapped up the first month of the Major League season the Twins had to win their last two games to finish April at .500. With an 11-11 record, they are the definition of average, mediocre, consistently inconsistent or whatever adjective you want to insert for a team that has more ups and downs than Lindsey Lohan. I think it is safe to say that we have … [Read more...] about Minnesota Twins Extraordinarily Mediocre