Monthly Archives: June 2009

Minnesota Twins Preparing for an International Affair

The Minnesota Twins have spent most of June slowly gaining ground on the Detroit Tigers in the American League Central. Early next month, the Twins could quickly gain ground on the rest of the Major League Baseball when it comes … Continue reading

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Bryce Harper: Prodigy, Savior, Teenager

Super prospect—and by “prospect,” I mean “teenager”—Bryce Harper has officially stated that he plans to forgo his final two years of high school so that he can enter next year’s amateur draft.   Harper, just 16-years old, has decided to … Continue reading

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Francisco Liriano: the Kid’s Alright

Francisco Liriano has served many roles in the eyes of Twins fans. In 2006, he was the second-coming of Johan Santana and part of a vicious one-two punch that would lead the Twins to the Promised Land. In 2007, he … Continue reading

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Prince Ready to Trade His Crown for a Halo

  Prince Fielder has looked downright kingly this year.   The 25-year old is hitting for average and power while playing top-notch defense at first base. Without a question, he is in the midst of a great season and makes … Continue reading

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Twins Set Sights on Free Agent Targets

Yesterday I took a look at five players the Twins could logically target in trade talks. Today it is time to look at some of the remaining free agent options still on the market that could help the Twins reach … Continue reading

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Trading Time for Twins: Five Logical Options

Today is the annual Major League Baseball amateur draft, an event which gives struggling franchises a glimmer of hope for the future. Unfortunately for teams on the cusp of contention, like the Minnesota Twins, the players taken today won’t have … Continue reading

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Minnesota Twins: Ready to Become Road Warriors?

The month of June has just started, but by the time it ends the Minnesota Twins could know whether or not they’ll be in the mix for the postseason. Following last night’s win against the Seattle Mariners, the Twins are … Continue reading

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Where Does Tom Glavine Go from Here?!

  Future Hall of Famer Tom Glavine was released by the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.   This shocking move came just days after Glavine had thrown six scoreless innings in his latest rehab start. The Braves claim they released Glavine … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, History: Johnson Takes Aim at 300

Tonight Randy Johnson will attempt to make history…yet again. Tonight, at 45 years old, “The Big Unit” will attempt to have his cake and eat it too…yet again. Tonight the San Francisco Giants southpaw makes his first bid for career … Continue reading

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