Hot Stove League Banquet
It ain't fancy. It is fun.
If you're looking to get together for a lot of irreverent and fun Twins talk, I'd invite you to attend the 4th Annual LAST Hot Stove League Banquet and Charity Auction next Friday night. It's not the fourth annual - it's the fourth annual LAST, because this has been going on for decades now and they keep trying to stop doing it. Just click on the image below for more information.
So far, the Twins have invested $99M in their 2012 team.
Whether you think they'll be competitive or not isn't the point. (I do.) Whether you think they should have cut payroll or not isnít the point. (I don't.) The point is this: the Twins have invested $99M in their 2012 team.
Now they need to spend a tiny fraction of that to insure it.
You would think that would be obvious to the Twins, who have traditionally
Does Revere's Defense Make Up For Delmon's Offense?
Last week in a thought exercise, I wondered if who we could expect more out of this year Ė Delmon Young or Ben Revere. One offensive, one defensive. One defensively laughable, one offensively infuriating. So letís look, sabrmetrically, at what each should be worth offensively and defensively next year.
I like using a very basic sabremetric stat to measure offensive production