Author Archives: Nick

Postseason Predictions

As usual, I’ve been a absentee blogger for a while. Mostly, that’s because I’ve started my PhD program and for obvious reasons, I’ve need to concentrate on that work. But it hasn’t helped that the Twins have been so godawful … Continue reading

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The Twins Should Trade Glen Perkins

As we approach the All-Star break, it is a topic heating up lately. It isn’t just about the Twins situation, but the general question of whether non-contenders should trade a very good closer. And the answer, without a doubt, is … Continue reading

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Underrated Seasons at Break

Well, it is about the end of the first half of the baseball season and again I’ve failed to product much content. Only way to remedy that is to try and try again to produce more. Rather than write out … Continue reading

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2013 Twins Preview

There is something funny about the confluence of opening day excitement and the perception of bloggers as a monolithic tribe of calculating drones with no emotional attachments. Now is the time where this is most strongly rebuffed because at this … Continue reading

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2013 Predictions

Well, I literally haven’t posted since the end of the last season. What has kept me away? For one, posting consistently is one of the struggles of blogging. That’s especially true when you are still establishing any readership. For me … Continue reading

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Postseason Predictions

As of tomorrow, the postseason will finally be here. And it will be in new form, as there will be two play-in wild cards games between the Cardinals and Braves in the NL and the Orioles and Rangers in the … Continue reading

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AL MVP debate: Has sabremetrics truly won?

Twitter is currently all over the AL MVP debate that has heated up over the last few weeks. The question, of course, is what team are you on? Team Trout or Team Cabrera? The Angels’ Mike Trout and the Tigers … Continue reading

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Why Don’t the Twins Call up Esmerling Vasquez?

The Twins have spent the season confusing fans and analysts with their moves. Some they’ve made have been quite defensible and intelligent. For instance, picking up Darin Mastroianni on waivers has worked out quite well, as he’s played good defense … Continue reading

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Repeating Past Mistakes?

I’ve written in the recent past on this blog about Twins GM Terry Ryan taking the right attitude when it comes to the 2012 Twins season. The offense is certainly improved–right now, Justin Morneau is looking particularly reawakened–but the pitching … Continue reading

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What we can learn from the trades so far

So far, with the trade deadline looming, the market has not exactly been on fire. A few trades of significance have happened, but there have mostly been rumors and little action. On the other hand, a contender in our own … Continue reading

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