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  • joined Sep 28, 2010
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The Kind Of Debates That Baseball Is Made For

A couple of nights ago, when Duensing gave up the grand slam to Chicago and the game was spiraling downhill, my brother got into one of those heated debates that only baseball can seem to conjure...

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The Next Move

I'm writing this as the Twins are playing the Brewers on Sunday, so I don't know exactly how the game will turn out, but I think it is safe to say that Jason Marquis should no longer be making his...

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"We Gotta Start Trading 'Em...All Of 'Em!"

Prerequisite: Watch the first 2:30 of this clip... I share the wisdom of George Knox (Danny Glover) when it comes to our starting pitching staff: "Wee Gotta Starting Trading 'Em...All of 'Em!". E...

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"Over" (Ode To Danny Valencia)

(Quick Note: Now that I am done with my Masters Degree program online, I might actually be able to comment on this stuff closer to the time it happens!) via aarongleeman.com One thing that...

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How Do Solve A Problem Like Francisco?

Set to the chorus... via i.cdn.turner.com After Liriano's latest stinker in Tampa Bay, the title of this post is on the mind of all Twins fans. Will Frankie ever even be a serviceable major...

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Hello

After reading some of the comments of the last few days, I want to thank some of you TwinkieTowners for your kind words. I now know a little bit more about how this blogosphere operates. I will...

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The Line Must Be Drawn HERE!

"They invade our space...and we fall back. No more. The line must be drawn HERE...no further!" (Captain Jean-Luc Picard, USS Enterprise). The Twins and Yankees have a lot of history with each...

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Willy-Nilly

Willy-Nilly: Defined by Merriam-Webster as "in a haphazard or spontaneous matter". Sound like anyone on the Twins so far?! Our own Willy-Nilly once again provided the talking points of tonight's...

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How Far We've Come

When a team loses 99 games in a season, the start of the next year at least contains the hope that "we can't be as worse as last year...right?!". Well, in the three games (all losses) after the...

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An Old Foe To Start A New Season

via i.cdn.turner.com Some guys are Twins Killers. Nick Markakis is a Twins Killer. This is primarily why the Orioles won the season opener today. It always feels a little glum to start the year...

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So You're Tellin' Me There's A Chance?

Heading into 2012, the common pick is for Detroit to win the division going away. I don't know of one entity so far that has the Twins even sniffing a division championship or playoff spot. The...

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Twins Preview (On The Quick)

(Said in the voice of the announcer of the 1960's "Batman" TV show): "When we last left our heroes..." Despite the excitement of that final game, 2011 was a lost cause (in many shapes and...

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Two Thoughts On Bounties

#1: I hope the NFL throws the book at the Saints (and more specifically, Greg Williams)... via cbsdallas.files.wordpress.com This isn't just my "bitter Viking fan" coming out, either. To be...

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A Moment For Manning

I know this post has absolutely nothing to do with the Minnesota Vikings, but I felt it necessary to take a moment to reflect on the career of Peyton Manning in Indianapolis. One really lousy...

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Saying Goodbye (For Now...)

With my other sporting passion (the Minnesota Twins) beginning to crank things up down in Fort Myers, FL, I will be spending a lot less time on this blog in the coming months as my brain shifts...

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What I'll Be Doing Today (Super Bowl)

#1: As T.O. once said..."get your popcorn ready". Check (although I prefer chips/salsa)... via demos.ithemesbuilder.com #2: 47" LED TV to watch the game in HD? Check... via e...

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Comments on Childress (And The Pro Bowl)

Two things on this Monday evening... 1. Brad Childress is going to be the offensive coordinator of the Cleveland Browns... via www.cocktailmatch.com I could say a lot of mean things here (as I...

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Alum Watch: Mike Tice

I just want to give a quick shout-out here to former Vikings head coach Mike Tice (an offensive line coach for the Chicago Bears this season): via wac.450f.edgecastcdn.net It was announced the...

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2011 Vikings Memories

Each Minnesota Vikings season, whether it produces a championship game or a measly three wins, provides us fans with some memorable moments. Looking back on 2011, these are the things I...

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Like A Bad Script That Won't Go Away

When watching the Minnesota Vikings over the past 5-6 weeks or so, have you ever gotten the feeling that each game is like a bad movie script that just keeps circulating around? I mean, the same...

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It Figures

This just figures, right?! I mean, the Vikings see Joe Webb look impressive enough for me to have the beginnings of second thoughts about my "Ponder's the man" stance... via i.cdn.turner.com The...

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A Look Back (Sure Better Than Living In The Present!)

In the story "A Christmas Carol", Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three famous ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, & Future... via landonhowell.com Well, so far on this blog I've been talking a lot...

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U-G-L-Y, They Ain't Got No Alibi...

Nope, the Minnesota Vikings truly do not have an alibi after that excruciating loss to the Lions last Sunday. Yes, it was ugly. My thoughts... v...

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Growing Pains

Despite the fact that the Vikings lost once again last week (this time to the Denver Tebow's...err, Broncos), I again took more positives out of the game then negatives. For instance... via i...

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Tim Tebow: Up Close

via thedoozy.com Because I am an NFL fan in general, I have been fascinated (albeit at a distance) at his improbably rise from third-string to the most talked-about quarterback issue this season...

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How I'll Know

While watching the Vikings drop their third straight game (this time to the Atlanta Falcons) yesterday, I learned something.  I learned what to be looking at for confirmation of a solid MN squad...

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Here A Flag, There A Flag...

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, I don't have all that much time this week to analyze the Vikings' loss to the Raiders.  As such, here are the take-home points... via www.icsmmblog.com It was...

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A Long Way To The Top

Going into the Monday Night matchup against Green Bay, the Vikings needed to play a "perfect game" of sorts to even be competitive with the Pack in Lambeau Field.  The game was far from perfect,...

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We're Not Gonna Take It...Anymore

After the Green Bay Packers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in last year's SuperBowl, I posted a picture on this blog roughly akin to this... via cache.blippitt.com ...and congratulated the Pack on...

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Ditto

Once again, as with the Green Bay game a week earlier, this week's Vikings-Carolina contest was a study in "pluses vs. minuses". Carolina (in Cam Newton) had the most electric player on the...

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