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on 03-26-2014 at 11:17 PM
While examining MLB.com’s top-20 prospect list, I am pleased to see that some deserving names were added recently. But there is one name that I feel has been "snubbed," to use the parlance of our times. Despite his dominating numbers on the hill, Zach Jones is still not in MLB.com's top-20.
Zach has never sniffed MLB.com’s top-20 list, even though he has averaged 13.6 K’s per nine innings in his 1.5 years of pro-ball. He has
on 11-06-2013 at 01:52 PM
With a fresh coat of snow on the ground, my mind is further chilled by the cold (and dead) state of the Minnesota Twins pitching rotation. How did we get so bad, so fast? The answer to that question will not solve the problem that lies ahead. The real question is “What is the solution to this pitching predicament?” In one word: Time.
The Twins have never been known to spend lots of dollars on baseball players, or starting pitchers, for that
on 11-04-2013 at 03:13 PM
Facing another deep freeze in the northern plains of the North American continent, I search for answers to the question of “when?” As in, when will the talented Mr. Rosario finally bring his warm, rosy, consistent offensive game to the frozen wasteland that is the Minnesota batting line-up?
If we take a real good look at what Eddie has done for the Twins’ minor league affiliates over the past three years, we see consistency. Over
on 10-16-2013 at 10:46 AM
To say that Byron Buxton had a successful full-season debut is less than accurate. To be completely honest, he went bananas, or peaches, maybe. It was predicted that Byron would dominate as a 19-year-old in 2013, but not like this. We need to really look at this young peach of a prospect.
Everyone had to know it was coming. Even though Byron’s rookie level stats were less than amazing, he separated himself from the rest of minor league baseball
on 10-08-2013 at 02:02 PM
WARNING: This article could be perceived as overly-optimistic. Click with extreme caution!
Now that I’ve disclaimed my ability to temper expectations, it’s time to highlight the Dominican monster that is Miguel Sano.
Perhaps there was once a youth that exhibited kingly promise in the same way that the Twins’ budding superstar did in 2013? If so, we may have to reach quite a distance to draw a legitimate comparison. Young Sano is the