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wcooley

  • joined Apr 25, 2008
  • last login Apr 25, 2014
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Chris Anderson, "Free," and disappearing bloggers

With CMath's departure (like the Geek and Ubelmann before him) I'd like to see a discussion of Chris Anderson's "Free" model for digital information.  For those out of the loop, Anderson argues “In...

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David Ortiz used steroids??? What?

The New York Times is reporting that David Ortiz tested positive for steroids in 2003.  This is shocking!  David Ortiz?  The guy who the Twins cut in 2002?  The player, as the Twins Geek used to...

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The New Media and Quotes

Much has been made of the way the "new media" (blogs, internet sites, etc.) is covering sports.  In a somewhat ironic turn, new media mavens often argue that they are doing a better job of covering...

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All Hail the Triumph of the Blogosphere

  Thanks be to God for the decline of the newspaper industry and the rise of the blogosphere.  As the guy who plays Mose Schrute said on the recent Costas Now, our democracy is much better off...

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Snapper Ball

Yesterday I made the annual trip to Peoria to catch the "prospects" for our Beloit Snappers, low-A team for the Minnesota Twins.

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Terry Ryan is Crabby

Did TR wake up on the wrong side of the bed?

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Yankee tickets

This may not be the appropriate forum for this, but I need some advice from TwinsNation.  I will be in NYC on June 8 and I was hoping to take in the Yankee/Pirates game that evening.  Much to my...

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What is right and wrong with baseball

Maybe I'm late to the party and everyone has already seen this, but if not this website has some interesting takes on the state of the game.h...

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The Stadium

This article in the NY Times on the amenities at Turner Field was an interesting inside look at the business of stadium revenue.  It might be a good preview of what is to come at the Twins new...

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TR on Hartman

Terry Ryan was on the Chad Hartman Show on KFAN yesterday.  Ryan was blunt about things as usual.  These are my impressions from the segment, although if you think you have a different take feel...

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Coming Clean

I get a lot wrong.  Or, at least, when I am wrong, I am way wrong.  In two instances, my friends have not allowed me to forget how wrong I was.  Remember in 1997, when President Clinton launched an...

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Educate Me

Javy Lopez was traded from the Baltimore Orioles to Boston today for for a player to be named and a cash gift from Petey Angelos.  This allows the Red Sox to replace injured catcher Jason Varitek...

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10 Reasons Twins Fans Should Be Worried

Elsewhere I posted the clear reasons that the Twins are not headed for a Royals'-like disaster.  The talent alone can keep this team afloat for many years.  But some other things keep me awake at...

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10 Reasons Why the Titanic Metaphor is Flawed

Recently Aaron Gleeman has been using the metaphor that Twins' moves are "like shuffling deck chairs on the Titanic," the implication being that the Twins are sinking, and quickly, and any moves...

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Beloit Snappers vs. Peoria Chiefs

On Sunday I drove to Peoria to take in the Beloit Snappers, the low-A affiliate of our Minnesota Twins.  The game experience started poorly, as I crossed my first (and hopefully last) picket line....

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Offseason Aquisitions

Checking up on the Twins who were not to be

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California Dreaming: Lohse and Garland

Kyle Lohse vs. Jon Garland

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Deeds vs. Swisher

Developing HittersPrior to the demise of Twinsgeek.com there was plenty of talk on how the Twins have failed to develop hitters, especially hitters with any power.  Many bloggers also noted that...

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