Tag Archives: Minnesota Twins

  • Joe Mauer Will Do Anything To Win, Including Cheating?

    Joe Mauer Will Do Anything To Win, Including Cheating?

    Total Pro Sports – There are not many intriguing playoff races left in the Majors this season.  In fact, most would argue that only one remains and it is between the Detroit Tigers and the Minnesota Twins for top spot in the AL Central.  The two teams met yesterday in a double-header after Monday’s game […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 08/23/09 – Michael Cuddyer

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 08/23/09 – Michael Cuddyer

    Total Pro Sports – When you think about the power bats in the Minnesota Twins’ lineup, you will often think of the names Justin Morneau and Joe Mauer.  Yesterday afternoon Michael Cuddyer made a case to have his own name added to that mix, and he only needed one inning to do so. Going into […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 08/18/09 – Joe Mauer

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 08/18/09 – Joe Mauer

    Total Pro Sports – The Minnesota Twins are not completely out of playoff contention, sitting only 6.5 games back in the American League Central, but last night they were also playing the role of spoiler against the wild card leading Texas Rangers.  Setting the tone was all-star catcher Joe Mauer as the Rangers’ pitching could […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 07/26/09 – Justin Morneau

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 07/26/09 – Justin Morneau

    Total Pro Sports – Justin Morneau got the Twins’ bats started in the first, and they never looked back from there, beating up on Ervin Sanatana and the Los Angeles Angels bullpen.  When it was all said and done, it was the Twins who would take the important victory by a convincing score of 10-1. […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 07/20/09 – Matt Holliday

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 07/20/09 – Matt Holliday

    Total Pro Sports – Last night’s battle between the Minnesota Twins and the Oakland Athletics provided a few rather strong statlines.  Justin Mourneau went 3 for 5 with 2 home runs and 7 RBIs, but he was outdone by the A’s Matt Holliday, whose terrific night at the plate was the deciding factor in a […]

  • Milton Bradley’s Kindness Results In Terrible Error

    Milton Bradley’s Kindness Results In Terrible Error

    Total Pro Sports – Friday June 12th may go down as Milton Bradley’s worst day of work ever.  When considering the types of days this Chicago Cubs outfielder has had, that can be quite scary.  If he is looking for ways to deal with the expected taunting from fans, he will likely want to avoid […]

  • Ken Griffey Jr. Home Run Ball Hits 25k Subway Sign

    Ken Griffey Jr. Home Run Ball Hits 25k Subway Sign

    Total Pro Sports – It always feels good to hit a towering home run shot, but it has to feel extra special when you win $25,000 for a fan in the process.  That’s what Ken Griffey Jr. did yesterday in Minnesota as his home run ball went through the Subway “Free Hit” target in the […]

  • 2009 MLB Previews: AL Central

    2009 MLB Previews: AL Central

    Total Pro Sports – The Central Division figures to be a very competitive division. Each team has a chance to win this division and even take the Wild Card, and yes that includes the Kansas City Royals, who sports some nice young players, although they are still a long shot to do anything including a […]