Found May 03, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
Not many six-year-olds get to spend their summers hanging out with big league players and walking around baseball clubhouses. Twins reliever Josh Roenicke wasn't like many six-year-olds. Roenicke's father, Gary, spent 12 seasons with four different teams as a major league outfielder. Josh's uncle, Ron, also played in the majors and spent eight years with six teams. So as a youngster, Josh followed around his dad and uncle during their respective careers, occasionally popping into the locker rooms in Atlanta and Los Angeles. When Roenicke made his major league debut in Cincinnati in 2008, he was coming full circle from his childhood trips to the ballpark. Finally, he was the one with his own locker and that familiar Roenicke name above it. "I remember my call-up in '08 and I walked into the clubhouse and I was like, 'The last time I was there I was about six years old in a big league clubhouse,'" Roenicke said. "Going from that to actually be...

Pelfrey, Twins look to get back on track

The Cleveland Indians' winning streak began with Corey Kluber on the hill. Now, he'll try to help extend it. Kluber squares off against Mike Pelfrey as the Indians go for their first seven-game winning streak in two years in Sunday's series finale against the visiting Minnesota Twins. After a slow start to the year, Cleveland (14-13) has started to hit its stride....

Links of the Day 5/4/13

I hope…. HOPE you all had your bets in for the Kentucky Derby. Hull City won promotion to the Premier League on the last day of the Football League season. The Wild are only down 2-0, but here is a eulogy for the team. Minnesota! Oh, and by the way, Orb won the Derby. SCOREBOARD MLB (Saturday) Cleveland 7, Minnesota 6 (10 innings) – Nice to see that the Twins had the fight to...

Series Preview: Twins at Indians 5/3-5/5

  Minnesota Twins (12-12) at Cleveland Indians (12-13)  Series 10, Games 26, 27 and 28 Progressive Field, Cleveland: 1.140, Extreme hitters park.   Series Overview The Twins visit the Indians for the first time this season and both teams have close to identical records at this point. However, most experts are projecting the Indians to win 84 games while...
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