Category Archives: Ranting

Fastball Special

Recently, it was announced that Minor League Baseball plans to institute a “pitch clock” during the 2015 season. This will be used as a trial and – if it goes well – could be brought to Major League Baseball in an … Continue reading

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Pitch Clock Coming to Minor League Baseball

Earlier this week, it was reported that Major League Baseball is currently in the process of instituting a pitch clock to be used in Minor League games. Personally, I hate this. I get that a lot of people think this … Continue reading

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Twins Expand Search for Pitching, but Still Missing the Mark

The Twins came into the Winter Meetings in search of starting pitching…yet again. Finally, after sitting idly by for the better part of the first two and a half days of the Winter Meetings, it is beginning to look like … 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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Maybe It’s Just Me: The Bill Smith Inactivity Edition

Maybe it’s just me, but I might hate Bill Smith. I’m not much for hating, but come on, it’s mid-January and all Smith has accomplished this offseason is trading for J.J. Hardy. Now that move was—admittedly—an impressive exploit by Smith … Continue reading

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