Monthly Archives: October 2009

Does Boof Bonser Have a Future with the Minnesota Twins?

Boof Bonser is out of options, both literally and figuratively. Just two years removed from serving as the number two starter in Minnesota’s rotation, Bonser, 28, is in the uncomfortable position of not knowing what his future with the organization … Continue reading

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Despite Best Efforts, WWE’s Tag Division Remains on Life Support

Earlier this week, I discussed my displeasure with the WWE’s ill-advised decision to book Big Show against the Undertaker at Survivor Series. According to spoiler reports this week on Smackdown, Chris Jericho will be inserted into the World Heavyweight Championship … Continue reading

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Delmon Young: Hit the Ball or Hit the Road

Delmon Young is at a crossroads. It may seem strange to read that line about Young, as usually you read about aging veterans reaching a crossroads, not 24-year olds who seemingly have their entire career in front of them. Young … Continue reading

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Big Show: The WWE’s Go-To Stepping Stone

It was announced on last night’s RAW that Big Show is the new number one contender for the Undertaker’s World Heavyweight Championship. According to Show, he struck a deal with Smackdown General Manager Teddy Long prior to Sunday night’s Bragging … Continue reading

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WWE Gets It Right: Kofi Kingston’s Time to Shine Is Now

Mark your calendars, ladies and gentlemen. Oct. 26, 2009 is a day that will live in infamy. Today is the day the WWE built a superstar in one night. Tonight on RAW, the WWE gave Kofi Kingston the ball and … Continue reading

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Trading Joe Nathan, the Mistake the Twins Can’t Afford to Make

The Twins cannot afford to trade Joe Nathan. Period. Not now. Not later this offseason. Not at any point before next year’s trade deadline, if at all. Despite the battalion of pitch-fork wielding commentators storming Bill Smith’s gate (read: email … Continue reading

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Heaven Knows: Can the Angels Comeback in the ALCS?

Despite what the media would have you believe, the New York Yankees haven’t won their 40th pennant yet. In fact, after Thursday night’s amazing comeback victory, the Los Angeles Angels are very much alive and kicking in the American League … Continue reading

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Tough Break: Tigers’ Prospect Sizemore Fractures Ankle

Scott Sizemore, a top prospect for the Detroit Tigers and heir apparent at second base, fractured a bone in his left ankle during Thursday’s game in the Arizona Fall League. As a result, Sizemore will miss the rest of the … Continue reading

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Good Cuts: Twins’ Morneau and Nathan Go Under the Knife

The Minnesota Twins offseason got off to a dubious start this week as two of the team’s perennial All-Stars, Justin Morneau and Joe Nathan both underwent “cleanup” surgeries. Luckily both Nathan and Morneau are expected to be ready and healthy … Continue reading

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This Guy’s All Wet: The Los Angeles Angels New Good Luck Charm

The Los Angeles Angels had a huge night on Thursday. First and foremost the Halos got to watch John Lackey—in potentially his last game with the club—pitch at his best and hold the Yankees in check for 6 2/3 innings. … Continue reading

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Newbies, You’re Outta Here: MLB to Use Only Veteran Umps in World Series

It was unofficially announced last night that Major League Baseball will only be using umpires with previous World Series experience for the Fall Classic this season. The move comes as a result of numerous botched calls throughout the first two … Continue reading

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TBS Hates the Minnesota Twins

As any avid reader of my blog can tell you, I’m a pretty big baseball fan. To that end, I’m a huge Minnesota Twins fan. As such, the past couple of weeks have been very exciting. The Twins scratched and … Continue reading

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As Twins’ Season Ends, GM Smith’s is Just Beginning

The Minnesota Twins magical run is over. After falling to the New York Yankees in the American League Division Series, the players can now head home for the winter and the front-office—lead by General Manager Bill Smith—can begin the work … Continue reading

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