Category Archives: Baseball

How a couple of twins got an autograph from Jack Morris, Legendary MN Twin

(I had originally sent this story to the Startribune writer Michael Rand in hopes that he might use it as a guest post on his RandBall blog.  Instead, it’s going here, 3 months after we actually got the autograph.  And … Continue reading

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Bert Blyleven vs. Patrick Reusse

Twitter was created for one reason and one reason only: minor celebrity spats.  Bert Blyleven made a call as a former major leaguer that Tsuyoshi Nishioka (possibly the worst middle infielder in the history of the world) did not look … Continue reading

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Written Under the Influence: The Twins Vs. The Trade Deadline

by guest writer rmuellerleile Monday night the baseball world shifted as it does every year approaching the trade deadline.  A starting pitcher, Ryan Dempster was traded.  Or at least his trade was widely reported before the Cubs refuted that he … Continue reading

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Farewell Sweet Prince: Francisco Liriano Trade Profile

June 1st, 2012 was the closest experience I’ve ever had to the final scene of Annie Hall. Someone who once ignored my pleas and moved on popped back into my life.  But the animosity I had once harbored for this … Continue reading

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