Category Archives: Felipe Lopez

Seven Suitors for Free Agent Second Baseman Felipe Lopez

It shouldn’t be like this. For Felipe Lopez, coming off a career year, it simply shouldn’t be like this. Lopez, 29, is coming off an incredible season in which he split time between Arizona and Milwaukee. On the whole Lopez … Continue reading

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Minnesota Twins: Five Free Agent Options at the Keystone Corner

The Minnesota Twins need to improve the infield. The club is set at first base and shortstop with Justin Morneau and J.J. Hardy, respectively. Second base and third base, however, are both wide-open. Nick Punto figures to be guaranteed a … Continue reading

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Minnesota Twins: Offseason Options and Fans’ Optimism Dwindling Fast

Fans of the Minnesota Twins tend to be a nervous bunch. This is largely due to years of inactivity, false hope, and empty promises from the front office. It seems that every year we’re given a decry that implies “this … Continue reading

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Minnesota’s Free Agent Targets Become Clearer Following Arbitration Deadline

Twins general manager Bill Smith had better have the Pohlad’s checkbook ready. As Tuesday night’s 11 p.m. deadline for teams to offer arbitration came and went, it officially sounded the real opening bell on free agency. Don’t get me wrong, … Continue reading

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Boston Blunder: Red Sox Continue to Strike Out in Pursuit of Shorstops

The Boston Red Sox need a shortstop. It’s as simple as that. It’s time for the club to forget about acquiring ace Roy Halladay or a slugging first baseman like Adrian Gonzalez or Miguel Cabrera. The Red Sox number one … Continue reading

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Felipe Lopez: Is He a Perfect Fit for Minnesota?

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times. The Twins need another infielder and they need a legitimate hitter to handle the two-hole in the lineup. Both of these facts have been beaten to death by Twins’ … Continue reading

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