LaVelle E. Neal wrote about the signing of Fernando Romero. He didn't sign on July 2nd, and his agent had to call teams to find interest. But when the Twins saw him, it happened fast.
“He was touching 91, a good loose arm and really good spin [on his curveball],’’ said Mike Radcliff, the Twins vice president of player personnel. “The kicker was the spin. He had a hard curveball, and that was before spin rate became the terminology. More spin means more [velocity] in there.”