Chris Colabello’s run from being last season’s Independent Player of the Year (Baseball America) to setting a new team record for runs batted in during his first affiliated season to earning runner-up honors as the Eastern League’s Most Valuable Player is little short of miraculous. It also has given the 28-year-old first baseman a full plate of baseball for this fall and … [Read more...] about Minnesota Twins next big prospect: Chris Colabello
I love to get paid just as much as the next guy. But when it comes to figuring out a budget and where to spend your money, I think some GM's are lost. The absurdity of big-dollar contracts in the NBA has made me think a lot since last offseason. With another off-season just around the corner, I would like to dive into last year's contracts that were handed out, what players did … [Read more...] about My “beef” with NBA contracts: Part I – Bad Contracts
NATO Summit weekend has come and gone from Chicago, and the pervasive police presence kept protest disturbances and incidents to a minimum. There was a lot of talk beforehand about how much the event would impact the lives of Chicagoans, about how much everything would be inconvienced, about all the security threats. However, there were no major incidents, and just a bunch … [Read more...] about White Sox honoring Chicago Police for NATO Summit performance
Minnesota sports suffer, yet another, serious injury to a superstar. According to sources, Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love needed help leaving the floor Wednesday night against the Denver Nuggets after suffering a blow to the head by JaVale McGee and a mild concussion. I wouldn't be surprised if Love is out for the rest of the season. … [Read more...] about Kevin Love suffers mild concussion
I know that the baseball season is a marathon, not a sprint. But already in the early stages of the season there is cause for concern if you are a Minnesota Twins fan, like me. Coming off a 99-loss season in 2011, Twins management did almost nothing to improve an offense that was near the bottom in runs scored or a bullpen that was absolutely God-awful. They added Jason … [Read more...] about How BAD are the Minnesota Twins?
While spring training can be devastating for those who have to face the reality of not making a team, it also brings out a great deal of happiness for some, especially for those players who have labored a long time to reach a certain level. Down in Fort Myers, FL where the Minnesota Twins train there seems to be one really happy, perhaps giddy player. … [Read more...] about Minnesota Twins have ultimate underdog story in spring training
Ryan Doumit signed a one year contract for $3 million with the Minnesota Twins yesterday. This gives Joe Mauer a fairly expensive back up for the 2012 season. by David Malamut … [Read more...] about Minnesota Twins Sign Ryan Doumit to Back Up Joe Mauer
The Minnesota Twins are evidence of Murphy’s Law taking effect this season. Whatever could have gone wrong certainly has for the ball club. That is why it is time for pitching coach Rick Anderson to take his approach and turn it upside down. Some say, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” This staff is busted into a million little pieces right now. … [Read more...] about Time to Blow Up the Minnesota Twins Pitching Rotation