Good day, Twins fans! How about that Wild? Here are today's Twins links:
- The Twins moved up to 14th in Sports Illustrated's MLB power rankings, and this is apparently real life.
- Fox Sports' power rankings have the Twins at 23rd, which is still mind-blowing.
- Peter Gammons wrote about everyone's current favorite underdog, Chris Colabello.
- Mike Berardino wrote a piece on Josmil Pinto. "Pinto is one of the hardest-working kids you're going to see," says reliever Jared Burton .
- Speaking of backup catchers, remember Rene Rivera? He hit a dinger for the Padres last night--his first MLB home run since he was a Twin three years ago.
- Carl Pavano is going to represent the Minnesota Twins at this year's 6th annual Hall of Fame Classic.
- Some rich guy bought the Fort Myers Miracle from some other rich guys.
- Trevor Plouffe's grandpa is in town and he thinks Trevor is slow (or at least slower than him).
- Tickets to the Paul McCartney concert at Target Field on August 2nd sold out in 20 minutes.