Friday Notes

Friday Notes

If you’re counting down days until the season, we’re down to 10 days left before the Royals and Twins are scheduled to start their respective 2017 seasons. I say scheduled because it’s Minneapolis in April and they built an outdoor stadium with no dome. I still don’t get that. But anyway, we’re finally getting close […]

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Nate Karns: Three Pitches And The Truth

Think of the greatest duos in history. Peanut butter and jelly. Batman and Robin. Now picture Nate Karns and his fastball and curveball. (Fine. Technically that’s a trio, but we’re focusing on Karns’ pitches today. OK?) Hyperbole? You bet. How else would you be snookered into reading an article about Karns and his pitch selection? […]

Friday Notes

Friday Notes

You know how I always say that spring training stats don’t mean much and that I don’t think teams should be making decisions based on spring performance? Okay, so that will still be true next week, but if you’re going to glean something from the spring, starting next week is the time when it becomes […]

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Dominant Duffy At The WBC

Some quick and mostly random World Baseball Classic thoughts as we reach the midpoint of the spring training schedule. — It’s not spring training related necessarily, although the World Baseball Classic is an exhibition, but Danny Duffy looked outstanding on Sunday night. Sure, the Canadian lineup isn’t on par with what they have on Team […]