Steve Christmas was real. He was a catcher.
Only about 4% of babies born in the U.S. are multiple births, and of that subset of multiple births, 95% are twins. So while twins are rare, among multiple births they are the majority. Triplets, though, are rare however you slice it. That analogues nicely to the game of baseball, where triples are the rarest…
An umpire comes online, Charlie Blackmon gets an assist, and Joe Mauer grounds out to first base.
Matt extends Jeter Week by window shopping, Kate is soothed by senescence, and Emma watches wildlife destroy the social contract.
The Twins reliever bucks most conventional wisdom and has still been successful. Why?
With Mike Pelfrey injured, the Twins bolster their rotation with a former first-rounder.
Ben and Sam discuss three things about the Twins, then talk about Dylan Bundy and the PRP approach to treating partial UCL tears.
The final installment of a five-part series on the pressing questions confronting each team in 2013.
How does the Twins’ current rebuilding effort compare to their previous one?
Ben and Sam preview the Twins’ season with Michael Bates and Bill Parker, and Pete talks to Star Tribune reporter Phill Miller (at 20:26).
Pour one out for Brad Radke and his spiritual descendants.
Ben and Sam discuss why prospect Alex Meyer isn’t the Twins’ usual type, then wonder why teams didn’t think Russell Martin was worth more than the Pirates paid him.
The BP prospect team has its say about the leading candidates for the top spot in the Minnesota system.