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.
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 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.)
No subscription required. Nice interview, and I think Revere comes across well. He's obviously working hard on learning his craft.
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."
Bummer, but expected. I hope Slama gets a fair chance.
I say, give the kid a shot. What do you think?
A nice article I found on hotstove, talking about how the game of baseball needs Joe Mauer to remain a Twin
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.