Thome Deserves Better Than This Team

How much more unwatchable can the Minnesota Twins season get? The Twins lost their third straight game to the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night. A loss Thursday would mean the Twins were swept in a four-game series at home against the team with the worst record in the American League. Prior to Wednesday’s game, reports surfaced that both…
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NY Times Writer Raises Maris Hall Question

Fargo isn’t the only place full of people that think Roger Maris should be a Hall of Famer. The former Fargo Shanley standout that broke Babe Ruth‘s single-season home run record in 1961 was recently the subject of a column by the New York Times’ George Vescey. Vescey – whose blog post on the subject…
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Twins Entering Full-blown Sellers Mode

With the team’s most intriguing 2011 storyline out of the way, the Minnesota Twins are now ready to focus on 2012. It was one week ago that Minnesota traded Delmon Young to Detroit for a pair of minor leaguers. Now today, we learn that designated hitter Jim Thome and outfielder Jason Kubel are being put…
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Wolves Do The Right Thing With Fargo Game

When times are tough, a goodwill tour never hurts. It was announced Thursday that Fargo will host a Minnesota Timberwolves exhibition game. An event that once occurred every two or three years, the Wolves haven’t played in the Fargodome in nine years. Minnesota also announced a preseason game in Sioux Falls, S.D. Forget the jokes…
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Thome Comparisons To Jeter Are Ridiculous

Can we just let Jim Thome enjoy a Jim Thome moment, without bringing up the name of Derek Jeter? I guess I’m guilty too by writing this post. Thome blasted career home runs No. 599 and 600 in back-to-back at-bats on Monday night as the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers. And it wasn’t long…
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The Fifth Annual Ballpark Tour Ends

To my loyal readers out there, I appreciate the both of you sticking with me during my vacation from work. I do plan to post from time to time as I try to use up some PTO before the busy football season arrives. I was out of town the previous few days for what has…
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