Some Afternoon Links

A few of the interesting reads I came across today: Dave Cameron of FanGraphs disputes the poor Vegas odds the Twins are opening with. I have to agree with him. How can the Twins be projected to do worse than last year? Not saying it couldn’t happen. Obviously, Joe Mauer and Michael Cuddyer could regress, but what about…
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What A Surprise? Nathan Has Surgery

A couple of pieces of news regarding the Minnesota Twins that might be of interest. Twins closer Joe Nathan underwernt surgery Tuesday to remove two bone chips from his right elbow. He acknowledged that he’s pitched much of the season not feeling right. I didn’t exactly go out on a limb when I suggested some…
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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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