This article is courtesy of our friends at Twinkie Town Written by: Steve Adams Quick show of hands: Who had Scott Diamond as the Twins leader for WAR among pitchers through the season’s first six weeks? Easy enough to predict, right? In what’s been a brutal season thus far, Diamond has provided us with at least …
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Jim Thome is four home runs away from 600 for his career. You may not know that with the amount of coverage the milestone chase has received. Derek Jeter recently notched his 3,000 hit and every at-bat was a media frenzy. Live look-ins on the major sports networks and a countdown that could only be …
The AL Central standings are looking more like a Bizarro division than those of a division in Major League Baseball in this decade. Here is how they look before today’s games (5/10/11): Rk Tm W L W-L% GB GBsum Strk 1 CLE 22 11 .667 — L 1 2 KCR 18 16 .529 4.5 4.5 …
This series of posts will be some strange or interesting statistics. I got this idea from Baseball-Reference’s Blog. And all of the stats are coming from the Baseball-Reference Play Index. Most RBIs Without An AB Rk Player Date Tm Opp Rslt PA AB R H RBI BB IBB HBP SH SF 1 David Ortiz 2000-07-03 …
We continue our 2011 divisional previews with the American League Central. This has been the Minnesota Twins division as of late, winning the divisional crown six of the last nine years. Can anyone overtake them in 2011? Let’s find out: Kansas City Royals: The Royals have many questions that need to be answered on this …
The other day I was looking to see who won the MVP awards for certain years, and I made a typo into Google. I typed “MVVP”. I chuckled at the thought of searching for the Most Valuable Valuable Player, and continued what I was doing. It got me thinking, however, who is the Most Valuable …
Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated has reported that there is a lot of interest in the lefty relief pitcher, Brian Fuentes. It is belived that he will get a multi-year contract from whichever team that he signs with.
If the Twins do not resign Jim Thome, they will most likely use the money that they save to fill the bullpen or find a right handed bat who can play first base. Possible fits for the latter are Jorge Cantu and Troy Glaus.