Category: ‘AL Central’

Spring Training Player of the Day: Byung Ho Park
March 29th, 2017 at 6:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Spring training stats aren't worth paying attention to, but spring training performance certainly is, on a day-to-day basis. Each day, we here at FanRag Sports will be singling out one player who had the best performance of the day, and what it might mean going forward. Wednesday's Player of...

Relaxed Buxton aims to carry strong 2016 finish into 2017 for Twins
February 22nd, 2017 at 8:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** FORT MYERS, Fla. â?? Professional athletes often insist they don't read the newspapers. Or, in these modern times, look at the sports sites on the internet. Most of the time, they are fibbing. Just ask any media member who has been lit up by an athlete after writing or...

New catcher Castro looks to make effect on Twins’ pitching
February 20th, 2017 at 11:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** FORT MYERS, Fla. â?? A new Minnesota Twins' front office made only minor changes to the roster during the offseason, which was surprising on a couple of fronts. For one, new management usually likes to put its stamp on the team. Secondly, the Twins' 59-103 record was both the...

2017 AL Central Division Preview
February 2nd, 2017 at 1:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** A season ago, I had the Kansas City Royals taking the AL Central division with 86 wins. I contended that not team would win 90 games, while no team would lose 90 either. Unfortunately, the Minnesota Twins blew by the 90 loss mark en route to a franchise worst...

Spring training countdown: Minnesota Twins
February 2nd, 2017 at 9:03 AM
***PHOTO1*** Pitchers and catchers begin reporting to spring training camps on Feb. 13 throughout Arizona and Florida. With that in mind, FanRag Sports' John Perrotto is looking at one team a day until the eve of the reporting date. Up today are the Minnesota Twins. ***** Spring training site: Fort...