Aaron talks historically bad seasons by pitchers, why people like the players they like, and how Ichiro!’s numbers seem weird.
Which players are having the best rookie seasons so far in 2004 and how does this year’s class compare to Dontrelle Willis, Angel Berroa and the 2003 rookies? Aaron takes a look.
Their boy-wonder catcher is hurt again, their power-hitting first-base prospect is finally playing, their second baseman still stinks, and they just scored 12 runs against the Devil Rays. Aaron checks in with what’s going on in Minnesota.
Who was the last .400 hitter? Why do all these “scrappy” players look the same? And who’s the next … Brad Radke?
Join Aaron, Larry, Studes, Craig, Vinay, Lee and Bryan as they watch the All-Star game.
Aaron looks back at what happened in the first-half, with an eye towards what might happen in the second.
Aaron talks potty-mouthed relievers, ridiculous complaints, his favorite pitcher, and why ESPN.com is still worth checking out sometimes.
First they hit and can’t pitch, then they pitch and can’t hit. First the starters are bad and the bullpen is good, then the relievers go in the tank and the rotation picks it up. Their most productive hitter started the season in the minors and their best hitter might still be there. It’s been a confusing season in Minnesota, and Aaron takes a look at exactly what is going on.
The second installment of Matthew’s look at what things would look like if everyone had just stayed put.
What exactly is an All-Star, anyway? Aaron tackles the yearly question, and then gives his picks for the AL and NL teams.
Aaron has come to the end of his rope. He’s mad as hell and, well, he has no choice but to keep taking it. But he doesn’t have to like it!
Aaron talks imaginary bullpens, big OBPs, good announcers, the NCAA tournament, and the fact that sometimes seven wins are better than eight.
Aaron crunches the numbers from this week’s draft and finds some things that might surprise you.
The Minnesota Twins were like Jekyll and Hyde in April and May. Aaron takes a look at exactly what happened.
Dave looks at this year’s managers, and how often they use their favorite strategies.
Ben talks about getting the chance to cover the first two games of Joe Mauer’s rehab assignment in Rochester.
Aaron takes a look at the ongoing struggles of his favorite starting pitcher and examines whether or not the Twins might actually have a new second baseman … finally.
JC examines the relationship between the size of a team’s market and its ability to win games.
Studes looks at the unbalanced schedules of each team, and how they might affect the pennant races.
The Twins took on the Blue Jays yesterday afternoon and Aaron takes you through every pitch on the way to an exciting finish.