Alright, dudes, we have some work to do real quick-like if the Twins are going to have a winning record by the time Beau gets back. That should be no problem against the Rangers today, right?
Neftali Feliz has been closing for the Rangers since shortly after his career started, and they made the correct [...]
MINNESOTA 1 -- TEXAS 4 Twins Record: 2-5 Lowest WPA - Swarzak (7 IP, 4 R, 0 BB, 3 SO), Mauer (1 for 4, SO, GIDP) Highest WPA - Willingham (1 for 2, R, BB, HBP) Fangraphs - MLB Recap
The Twins made some solid contact in the first few innings, but Texas made [...]
Matt Harrison v Anthony Swarzak
Last season was crap, but the Twins managed to beat the AL champions five of the eight times they played including three out of four in Minnesota. The bad news: Swarzak pitched in that game. The good news: the loser was Duensing, who went two innings and gave up seven [...]
(here's this in case, you know, anyone needs it...)
detroit tigers (2) at texas rangers (3)
TEXAS 4, MINNESOTA 1 Record - 49-56 (4th in Central, 3.0 games out of 3rd, 6.0 games out of first) Highest WPA - Thome (2 for 4, RBI) and Baker (7.0 IP, 2R, 4 SO, 0 BB) Lowest WPA - Dumatrait (1.0 IP, 2R) and Kubel (o for 4, GIDP) NOTES - I'm beginning to [...]
Last night was fun, too bad these teams didn't play on Monday.
Twins - Dunsling Rangers - Colby "Jerry" Lewis
Revere Casilla Mauer Cuddles Dude Thome Valencia Young Nishioka
Kinsler Andrus Hamilton Young Cruz Napoli Moreland Torrealba Chavez
I really don't want the Twins to become sellers. That is all.
"Like a tire fire in your mouth." - photo by Flickr user DR000
I suppose I could do the usual thing and tell you which batters and pitchers had the highest and lowest WPA for the game, but seriously, why should I bother? Last night was beyond laughably bad for several reasons. Joe Mauer [...]
Twins record: 26-39 Fangraphs MLB Game Wrap
[Picture of a giant exploding mushroom cloud, the resulting effect of the dropping of the F-BOMB on the Texas Rangers Baseball Club on the afternoon of June 12, 2011]
Hitter of the Week: The Team MVP, soon-to-be W.A.S.T.E. 2.0 Co-Pitchers Aces of the Week Team: Scott Baker and [...]
C.J. Wilson vs Brian Duensing
Things are looking brighter. The Twins swept a mediocre team, won their first three game series against a better team, and did well against Texas.
Texas sends another lefty to the mound tonight, since it worked so well last night. Let's just not give up the game-tying homer this time, [...]
MINNESOTA 5, TEXAS 4 Record - 24-38 (2.5 games out of 4th place) Highest WPA - Chuck James (0.2 IP, SO), Casilla (2 for 5, GWRBI) and Cuddyer (2 for 4, HR, 3 RBI) Lowest WPA - Mijares (2 batters faced, 2 hits), Revere and Morneau (both 0-4) Fangraphs MLB Recap
Alexi Casilla in [...]