Category Archives: Jason Kubel

Minnesota Inks Twins-Killer Jim Thome, but is he the Best Fit?

Jim Thome is a member of the Minnesota Twins. Five years ago, those words would have me jumping up and down, screaming like a madman, and laying claim to the Twins’ inevitable American League pennant. The problem is that five … Continue reading

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Joe Mauer Tops Minnesota Twins All-Decade Team

As the first decade of the 2000s comes to a close, it seems like a fine time for a little reflection. The Twins have arguably been one of baseball’s best franchises during the past decade. Largely under the watch of … Continue reading

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Minnesota Twins Gave Plenty to be Thankful for in 2009

Thanksgiving is upon us once again. We all know that Thanksgiving is supposed to be about families and turkeys and a rapidly-depleting supply of shopping days until Christmas. In the minds of baseball fans, Thanksgiving is just a pit stop … Continue reading

Posted in AL Central, American League, Awards, Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Delmon Young, Jason Kubel, Joe Crede, Joe Mauer, Michael Cuddyer, Miguel Jean, Minnesota Twins, MLB, MVP, Nick Blackburn, Orlando Cabrera, Scott Baker | Leave a comment

Minnesota Twins: Jason Kubel’s Long Road Back Leads to the Top

Jason Kubel is finally where he belongs, at the top. After a career-best season in 2009, Kubel, 27, proved to be one of baseball’s premier designated hitters, working at a considerably lower rate than many of his contemporaries. At this … Continue reading

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