B Team Gets It Done As Twins Catch Yankees

One night after clinching a postseason berth, the Minnesota Twins find themselves tied with the New York Yankees for best record in the American League. The Yankees dropped a 7-2 decision to Tampa Bay on Wednesday night. During the afternoon, the Twins – featuring a lineup barely recognizable to a bandwagon fan – defeated the…
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Manny In The Windy City

Manny Ramirez is expected to make his Chicago White Sox debut tonight in one of his former home stadiums, as the Sox face the Cleveland Indians at Jacobs Field. The White Sox acquired the oft-injured outfielder from the Los Angeles Dodgers yesterday on a simple waiver claim, meaning the Sox are responsible for the final…
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Poz Provides His Predictions

To whet your baseball appetities, Sports Illustrated’s Joe Posnanski has predictions for each team and makes division breakdowns on his blog. Catchers and pitchers report for some teams tomorrow. I’m going to wait on making any predictions until the regular season is upon us. But I will say I still think the AL Central will…
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Doubleheader Thoughts

Here’s my take on the Minnesota Twins’ splitting a doubleheader Tuesday against the Detroit Tigers, leaving the Twins still two games back in the AL Central race: Nick Blackburn did a nice job in Game 1, ducking trouble in the early innings before settling into a nice groove. This was a big game for him,…
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