Two years ago, Newbish was born. One day ago, I set up his first tee and watched him take his first swings with a baseball bat (some pop ups, and one solid line drive). It was even Probably Prince day yesterday (newbish loves Prince), so everything seems perfect.
Even more, this doubleheader means something. Depending on how the day goes, we could be one down, or three up. That's a big swing.
So why are they trotting Adam Wilk and Adalberto Mejia out there?
The easy answer is "you can't send Berrios and Santana out there every day", the alternate answer is that they really weren't supposed to be in this situation. The Twins were supposed to be fighting with the Royals for the division cellar. This was supposed to be a year to figure out if Mejia was a major league starter, not one where guys like Adam Wilk and Nik Turley are fighting for actual rotation spots on a potentially playoff bound team.
Ah, well. If the Twins are still in the lead after today, it will have been a good day. I won't be seeing g or hearing much of it, but Newbish and I will be hoping for good things.