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#1 gunnarthor


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Posted 01 December 2018 - 08:47 PM



Sad to hear. Vox is closing it down. I've always enjoyed Sickels' work and it was nice that a national voice was a Twins fan. Hope he lands on his feet.

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#2 ashbury


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Posted 01 December 2018 - 09:22 PM

This news stinks.


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#3 Mike Sixel

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Posted 02 December 2018 - 10:41 AM

Sad face, but then, I only went once a month or so.....and I guess most didn't go as often as they go to other sites. 

Have. Not of. Have a great day.

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Posted 02 December 2018 - 12:07 PM

big bummer.

#5 AceWrigley


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Posted 02 December 2018 - 12:23 PM

We will find John Sickels. We will read John Sickels. And we will be the better for it.

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Posted 02 December 2018 - 03:06 PM

Hang in there John. Your writing and research is unique and appreciated.

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#7 Thrylos


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Posted 02 December 2018 - 06:34 PM

Happens.Sickels had his minorleagueball.com blog for years and then he wanted to monetize it.It did not work out.Blogging is a labor of love.Very few blogs make it when they cross the for profit line...


Also, it does not look like it is shutting down... Just moving to a different self-financed spot.

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Posted 07 December 2018 - 01:44 PM

Wonder where John will go... It's a great site and a must read. Big mistake by Vox.





#9 Seth Stohs

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Posted 10 December 2018 - 10:57 AM


Wonder where John will go... It's a great site and a must read. Big mistake by Vox.




This is unfortunate, though John Sickels will land on his feet and that's' really the key... I hope so at least. He's always been good to me!

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Posted 10 December 2018 - 09:17 PM

Bummer. I learned a lot from him.

At least we got the Twins Propsect 2019 prospect list.