I'm normally a pretty optimistic kind of guy. I'm not a statistician. I don't profess to know everything about baseball or specifically the Twins. But I'm seeing some very troubling signs with this team after its fast start out of the gate. Leads being blown. Too many errors being made (physical and mental ones). The bullpen continuing its inconsistency from last season. Key players not contributing at the level of their pay scale (you know who they are). I'm sure folks will scream at m
So the playoffs between the Yankees and the Twins is essentially over. And just as it has in years past, the winning team sported (has) the better pitching. The Twins did an amazing job this year on offense. They broke the MLB record for most home runs by a team for a single season, and improved their team's offensive statistics in just about every category (but were a league low in SB?!). Yet, all of that meant nothing against the Yankees. This team is fun to watch at times (during the reg
Twins FO is most directly to blame for the team's woes this season so far. Granted, some of Baldelli's moves have been questionable to darn right mind boggling, but the FO has done nothing in ways to provide him with any alternatives. It's been like a carousel of pitches from the minors to the majors of young pitchers. And the bullpen put together at season's start proved to be inadequate quite early.
No effort was seen by the fans from the FO to improve the bullpen. No trades or even a signing of a free agent pitcher, not signed during during this past off season. I know, it sounds fruitless to try and find someone, but at least it would show the fans that the FO was trying.