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  1. The Ken Burns' Test

    In one week, the Hall of Fame will announce who (if anyone) was elected to Cooperstown. There are a privileged few who get to vote for those hallowed halls, but just because most bloggers don't have a say, doesn't mean we can't use our blogs to have a say about literally everything else, including silly little exercises in analyzing Hall of Fame voting.


    Last year I offered an economist's sense of how to vote in order to maximize your ballot. This year, as I continue to avoid ...

    Updated 01-03-2014 at 11:56 AM by PeanutsFromHeaven

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  2. A-Rod: Baseball's A-hole Boyfriend

    Is that a match or a cup of tea?
    (sportspickle.com)
    I've always been a bit of a softie when it comes to athletes in trouble. I rooted for Nick Blackburn and Tsuyoshi Nishioka to make a comeback when they were as unpopular as they could possibly be, I defended Joe Mauer through ...
  3. The Nobel Prize, Steroids and You

    (This little diatribe is originally posted and possibly more clearly formatted at our other website: Peanuts from Heaven)

    In what will come as no surprise to anyone who reads my writing regularly, I don't like math. I much prefer words (hence the whole teaching English and writing-a-tonnage-of-words-for-my-own-amusement-thing), but I know that math has a valuable place in the world.


    That's why I read London based magazine The Economist (well, that and the snarky ...
  4. Feelin' Royally Screwed -- Twins at Royals (Games 54-56)

    Twins at Royals

    Salemís Lot (Twins 3 Royals 0 - Game 54)

    I started my day with a run. My Michael Cuddyer shirsey kept me company.

    Itís funny how sturdy a fanís heart is. After the announcement a beloved player will no longer be a Minnesota Twin, grief sets in. Then, when the season rolls around, youíre cheering for the players still in the dugout and you only pout when you hear former Twinsí names on highlight reels.

    Sorta like breaking up ...
  5. Rooting for Nick & Tsuyoshi

    (Apologies for the gap between posts, school is coming quickly and I'll be splitting time between writing lesson plans and writing baseball blogs...probably a little more time on lesson plans)


    Clearly things have changed in the Twins dugout of late, much to the glee of many fans (not to mention the blogging community). Nick Blackburn is gone and it will take some finagling to get him back up again, experience be damned. Gone too is every last drop of hopeful expectation ...
  6. What If Joe Mauer Did Steroids?

    by , 03-01-2012 at 10:04 PM (The Blog Formerly Known as Undomed)
    Hello, Twins fans. Some of you may remember me from my old blog, Undomed. Some of you may know me from my Twitter account, @ejoh24. Or, more likely, most of you have no idea who the hell I am. Regardless, allow me to state two things:

    1. I love this Twins Daily page. Most importantly, it allows Twins fans to congregate in one place. Less importantly, it allows wayward bloggers like myself to write occasionally without people wondering why we disappeared from our blog for six months. ...
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