Last night the Chicago White Sox welcomed back Mark Buerhle with a tribute video in the first inning of game one in their series versus the Toronto Blue Jays. You can watch it later in this post. As well as the White Sox 2013 opening introduction video. But first we re-publish a magnificent post from former Sport Bank contributor Peter Christian: Just as there are … [Read more...] about The Irrationally Overrated, White Sox Mark Buehrle and tribute videos
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
We knew this was coming, just a matter of when. The Chicago Cubs today officially fired General Manager Jim Hendry, naming Assistant GM Randy Bush as his interim successor. Owner Tom Ricketts issued a statement saying that the search for Hendry's long-term replacement has already begun. Hendry, 56, was named Vice President/General Manager on July 5, 2002 and departs as the … [Read more...] about Cubs Terminate GM Jim Hendry; What’s his Legacy Among Cub Nation?
Outside of Justin Morneau, Jason Kubel is the most prolific bat in the Twins lineup on a consistent basis. He has more potential than Joe Mauer to put up big time numbers in the RBI and home run departments. The argument could also be made for Delmon Young or Michael Cuddyer, but I would wonder if those that would bring up those names have ever been to a batting practice … [Read more...] about Twins Vs. Tigers: AL Central Race Heating Up Now?
Commentators frequently refer to this time of year as a dead period. I couldn’t disagree more because it really gives me the time to pore over the numbers and action of the current WNBA season. Seriously, it does offer a pause to analyze the state of organizations and to ponder what should transpire in the future to maximize success. … [Read more...] about Minnesota Twins Contractual Obligations
There is nothing that a Twins fan dreads more than seeing the New York Yankees on their upcoming schedule. The same can be said of the faithful of the Chicago White Sox regarding the Twins. Some match-ups provide distinct advantages to a certain side even when there doesn’t seem to be a drastic disparity in talent between the two. It demonstrates the importance of the mental … [Read more...] about Minnesota Twins Showing Some Signs of Life