Tag Archives: Jim Pohlad

The 2017 Twins Turkey of the Year

It was a good year for the Minnesota Twins, an amazing 26 game improvement from their 103 loss season in 2016 and they even made an abbreviated one game trek to the playoffs, their first taste of postseason action since … Continue reading

Posted in General Blogging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

59 wins and yet no starting position player battles for jobs

The Minnesota Twins find themselves in a strange position this spring. The team is coming off a record-setting 59-103 season and yet there are really no position battles waging in Ft. Myers this spring. All the starting position players are … Continue reading

Posted in General Blogging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Twins Turkey of the Year for 2016

First of all I would like to wish you and your families and friends a very happy, healthy, and safe Thanksgiving. Without further ado let’s cut to the meat of things. There were so many options for the 2016 Twins … Continue reading

Posted in General Blogging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Twins Turkey of the Year for 2016

Happy Halloween from owner Jim Pohlad and the Minnesota Twins

Halloween 2016 finds the Minnesota Twins in a waiting mode. After firing long-time GM Terry Ryan back in July and putting Rob Antony at the helm as the interim GM with his hands tied behind his back the good ship … Continue reading

Posted in General Blogging, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Happy Halloween from owner Jim Pohlad and the Minnesota Twins

I’m tired of this BS that the Minnesota Twins call professional baseball!

Tigers 8-game winning streak in Minnesota The Tigers beat the Twins Thursday afternoon extending their winning streak in Minnesota to eight games. That matches the longest current road winning streak for any team against a particular opponent. The Yankees have … Continue reading

Posted in According to Elias, Soap Box | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Terry Ryan is gone and the sun still rises in the East

The sun still rose in the east this morning just as it always has but the difference is that Terry Ryan is no longer the Twins GM. Lots of Twins fans are happy that Ryan is gone and many are … Continue reading

Posted in Head Scratcher | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Terry Ryan is gone and the sun still rises in the East

Twins announce GM Terry Ryan has been relieved of his duties

The Minnesota Twins announced today that long time Twins GM Terry Ryan has been let go and that assistant GM Rob Antony will take over as the interim GM. I can’t say that I am surprised but the timing, just … Continue reading

Posted in General Blogging | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Twins announce GM Terry Ryan has been relieved of his duties

Things are not getting any better over at Target Field

I was updating the “Salaries” page with 2016 Forbes team valuation data and decided to see how some of the Minnesota Twins numbers stack up going back to 2010 when the team last made the playoffs. But first here is … Continue reading

Posted in General Blogging | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Different strokes for different folks

After losing still another game on June 1, 1982 the Minnesota Twins found themselves with a 12-40 record and 20 games out of first place. How did Owner, President and GM all rolled into one Calvin Griffith react to the … Continue reading

Posted in General Blogging | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Different strokes for different folks

When is enough, enough?

The Twins lost another game today by a score of 9-2 at Target Field to the Baltimore Orioles. That makes 7 losses in a row and 10 out of their last 11. Let’s look at some facts: They have won … Continue reading

Posted in General Blogging | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on When is enough, enough?