April 27, 2009

Game Balls/Update

Hey everyone. This semester is quickly coming to a close and with that comes the unfortunate task of studying for finals. That obviously will effect the amount of content posted on the site over the next two weeks and I probably won't return to "regular posting" until the second week of May.

Fortunately, the Twins feature many great Bloggers that should be posting over this time. If you're looking for good references, just check out the list of linked Twins Blogs on the left side of the page.

And also, make sure to check out the Twins page at Baseball Digest. On most days, you'll be able to find Morning Doinks, an article and a game recap. If you've been out of the loop, make sure to go there for great Twins coverage.

I will also vow to finish my Top 50 MiLB Prospect list over the next two weeks. I was doing a steady job of posting them, however school-related things have come up and hit me and it has unfortunately meant that posting that list has been inconsistent over the last couple of weeks.

Anyways, here is what the majority of my posts will consist of over the next couple of weeks...

Game Ball

April 24, 2009 vs. Cleveland Indians
Nick Blackburn - Starting Pitcher
Line: 7 innings pitched, 6 hits, 1 run, 4 strikeouts, win

Game Ball

April 25, 2009 vs. Cleveland Indians
Kevin Slowey - Starting Pitcher
Line: 8 innings, 8 hits, 1 run, 7 strikeouts, win

* This was a tough one. Not too often will a 2 home run night get passed up for a Game Ball, but Slowey was just unbelievable. Jason Kubel is clearly deserving though. I thought of giving both half of a Game Ball, which would have been a first, but to me Slowey was just slightly more deserving.