The Indians still hate us


Following up on the doom-and-gloom-casting piece from the Royals site yesterday, comes this gem from those good folks over at Let's Go Tribe. Poor Tribe. I think Joe Mauer's mom should bring them a hot dish.

Another Ron Antony Q&A


Parker of Over the Baggy and TwinsCentric fame runs the numbers with the Minnesota Assistant GM. Fantastic, great read. Check it out and get some more insight on Twins philosophy.

8/13/69 wire photo. "Minnesota Twins' pitcher Dave Boswell wears a pair of blue tinted sunglasses...


8/13/69 wire photo. "Minnesota Twins' pitcher Dave Boswell wears a pair of blue tinted sunglasses to hide the fact that he has a pair of black eyes which he received in a fight with Twins' manager Billy Martin 8/6 outside a Detroit tavern. Boswell began throwing 8/13, pending a decision by Twins' president Calvin Griffith on whether he will rejoin the club." (Via Uni Watch.)

BP interviews Revere on stealing bases


No subscription required. Nice interview, and I think Revere comes across well. He's obviously working hard on learning his craft.

Nathan Will Undergo Tommy John Surgery


No surprise. Nathan felt pain during his throwing session this morning. Quote via JoeC: "We knew it was a long shot, but this will help clear my head."

Nathan to have Tommy John


Bummer, but expected. I hope Slama gets a fair chance.

Not your average Joe, Twins, Baseball need Mauer in Minnesota


A nice article I found on hotstove, talking about how the game of baseball needs Joe Mauer to remain a Twin

Max Kepler looks like Mickey Mantle?


Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune tweets this: "Best looking position player prospect I've seen in Florida? Max Kepler, the 17-yr-old German OF with the Twins. Looks like a young Mantle." High praise indeed.

Target Field Analysis


Is Target Field the new PETCO? Here's a post that analyzes the dimensions and the homer potential. The general argument is that the factor of weather will rob hitters of power, and that it will turn into a pitchers park as the mercury dips. Also here is Part 2. And Part 3.