Jump to content

Providing independent coverage of the Minnesota Twins.
Subscribe to Twins Daily Email

Article: Traveling in the Midwest League: South Bend

  • Please log in to reply
9 replies to this topic

#1 AJPettersen



  • Members
  • 128 posts

Posted 22 April 2012 - 06:56 PM

You can view the page at http://www.twinsdail...ague-South-Bend

#2 perkins7


    Junior Member

  • Members
  • 11 posts

Posted 22 April 2012 - 07:14 PM

Awesome stories man! Thanks for giving us insight into minor league life! I'm in college now so I definitely can relate to the time management tidbit. Good luck with your next couple of games!

#3 maxisagod


    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 476 posts
  • LocationThe Moon

Posted 22 April 2012 - 10:29 PM

I was at the Saturday game and I caught the game in West Michigan today too. I it was a cold, but fun games to watch. Eddie Rosario's bat is starting to heat up again. I was bummed I didn't get to see you play, your teams has so many middle infielders it must be hard to give everyone playing time.

#4 Seth Stohs

Seth Stohs


  • Administrators
  • 15,171 posts

Posted 23 April 2012 - 09:38 AM

Tommy Watkins had such an interesting career... he's one of the best reasons that fans should follow minor league baseball. Late-round draft pick, spent pretty much two years at every levels. Fans and teammates absolutely love him. Gets to AAA and thanks to some injuries, he got that cup of coffee... and forever, he can be called "Big Leaguer." He also hit like .357 in his 9 or so games, and would have kept starting at 3B likely if not for his own injury. Great stories!

#5 DAM DC Twins Fans

DAM DC Twins Fans

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 594 posts

Posted 23 April 2012 - 09:54 AM

Great stories--I like the intimacy of minor league parks--so I can relate to the fans heckling...but I would never do that !!!???!!!

#6 Shane Wahl

Shane Wahl

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 5,960 posts

Posted 23 April 2012 - 09:55 AM

Ooops . . . well the next time you go to South Bend, there is a cafe called Chicory Cafe about a block from LaPeep (a block south toward the stadium) that is very good. It's French Quarter style . . .

#7 TwinsGuy55422


    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 244 posts

Posted 23 April 2012 - 06:12 PM

Interesting post. I like hearing about the daily life of minor leaguers. They certainly don't cater to you guys like they do the big leaguers. Good luck on the rest of your season!

#8 jtrinaldi


    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 266 posts

Posted 23 April 2012 - 06:31 PM

Did you encounter the infamous "Clinton Whore" during your Clinton trip?

#9 jimbo92107


    SeƱor Member

  • Members
  • 3,550 posts
  • LocationSan Diego

Posted 23 April 2012 - 11:33 PM

I hate to tell you this, AJ, but some of those same morons heckling you...some of them actually vote, in elections. How's that for a horrible thought?

#10 TwinsGuy55422


    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 244 posts

Posted 23 April 2012 - 11:50 PM

I think if you are going to heckle you should at least have some intelligent material prepared ahead time. The whole "you suck" thing just makes you look like a moron.