Found January 03, 2013 on
The Rhino and Compass:
Welcome to Thursday. I hope you are doing well. It’s Darren Daulton’s birthday!
Tim Tebow had a rough season. He couldn’t even surpass a punter in yardage.
The Twins don’t really spend as much time with advanced statistics as they would like to imply.
This is not a good shot… It just happened to go in
Minnesota, Winnepeg – Ooh, the budding rivalry!
Purdue 68, Illinois 61 – All right. I’m happy to have a little bit of optimism in some team, even though I’m really confused.
BEST OF MAXIM
After trading center fielders Denard Span and Ben Revere
this offseason, the Minnesota Twins are left with a void at the position.
Instead of filling it via trade or free agency, general manager Terry Ryan has
indicated that the team will likely go with an in-house candidate, including
Darin Mastroianni, Aaron Hicks and Joe Benson, according to Rhett Bollinger of
At the end of last May, Phil Dumatrait announced his retirement from professional baseball. It was an announcement that went largely unnoticed — note the three retweets — and that makes sense, because Dumatrait hadn’t pitched in 2012, and for his career he threw just 151 major-league innings over parts of four seasons. Many of them were not good innings, and while there are...
For a while last season, Cole De Vries wondered if his chance to pitch for his hometown Minnesota Twins would ever come.
As a 27-year-old pitcher in his sixth minor league season, De Vries had yet to make his major league debut. Last year marked his second season with Triple-A Rochester, and while he pitched well for the Red Wings, he sat by watching his teammates make the leap...