Refusing to be reasonable, the Twins defeated the Kansas City Royals and the best pitcher in Major League baseball tonight. Coupled with Detroit’s capitulation to Ozzie Guilen’s Vanilla Sox, Minnesota is now tied for the AL Central lead with precisely 1 game remaining in the season! Here’s a TWG Update celebrating this glorious and befuddling […]
Well that was fun! Nothing like a little 9th inning heroics to get the juices cooking! That is a Dale Brickma (played by Daniel Stern in Rookie of the Year) reference for those of you keeping score at home. Mr. Casilla turned a disappointing (although hardly weep-worthy) evening into a rallying point for the ball club when he popped a single up the middle and scored two runs. Bert Be-Home-Blyleven had the presence of mind to mention that Alexi was the one responsible for plating the go ahead run in the greatest game ever played! That, I submit, was last August 25th when the Twins came back from being down big with an innane rally culminating in a blown save by the corpulent Robert Jenks of the hated Pale Stockings.
President Obama arrives on the scene with 1 trillion dollars in spending to greet us. “Prophecy Goose” proclaims that The Child may be prone to speech giving, and also that Rosie O’Donnell is unpleasant. We summarize the week in politics, French people, and the Minnesota Twins. All with a dedication to providing you a general sense of well being while serving as “His Majesty Barack H. Obama’s Loyal Opposition”.
Last winter the mood among Minnesota Twins was something akin to resignation. Granted, there was the old Chicago Cub, ‘anything can happen’ spirit present. As for real hope that the Twins were going to challenge in 2008, not a whole lot of such a thing was there. And then 2008 happened, and the Twins young […]