In 30 Teams, 30 Posts, I write a post (of varying amounts of seriousness) about every MLB team in some way in the lead-up to (and aftermath of) the beginning of the 2016 season. Earlier installments can be found here. This is the Twins entry.
It’s time for yet another Baseball Continuum CONTINUUCAST! This time with Twins’ prospect expert, Seth Stohs! Hit play above, download by right-clicking here, follow the RSS feed here or follow on iTunes here or Stitcher here (if the latest episode isn’t up yet, it will be shortly).
It’s a Minor League Baseball installment of the Continuucast!
First, Dan talks to Twins’ prospect expert Seth Stohs about the Minnesota, the Rochester Red Wings, Minnesota’s farm system in general, and the appeal of Minor League Baseball. Please note that I had some technical difficulties during the conversation, but I have used software to clean it up and make it as good-sounding as I can. Apologies!
Then, Dan does another belated “30 Teams, 30 Posts” by talking about how Trevor Story’s amazing first week with the Rockies in some ways is proof of just how fun and unexpected the minor leagues are, since they can provide great surprises even from non-top prospects like Story!
Come back next week when Dan will welcome the “Evil Empire” onto the Continuucast and speak to Yankees Blogger Stacey Gotsulias!
“The National Game” by John Phillip Sousa
“We’re Gonna Win Twins”
The instrumental music played in the background of Rochester Red Wings commercials
Excerpt of “Pennant Fever” from the Major League soundtrack
All sound and music used is either public domain or is a short snippet that falls under fair use.
In 30 Teams, 30 Posts, I write a post (of varying amounts of seriousness) about every MLB team in some way in the lead-up to (and aftermath of) the beginning of the 2016 season. Earlier installments can be found here. This is the Padres entry.
I know nothing about the Padres. Okay, not nothing, but they are probably one of my biggest weak-spots. I… basically know nothing about them. Oh, I know Matt Kemp is still pretty good, and both Tyson Ross and James Shields are not bad pitchers, despite the beating the Dodgers gave Ross on Monday. Oh, and Will Myers is still a guy!
But…. yeah, I really don’t know much about them. And I won’t insult you by claiming otherwise.
So instead, let’s talk about how awesome the logo is:
I mean, look at that. It combines the best portions of previous Padres graphical identities into a nice combo.
Uh oh, Kershaw has learned how to throw a change-up. This is very bad for opposing hitters but very good for him and his odds at getting the MVP of Yesterday, like he did… yesterday, when he allowed only one hit and struck out nine as the Dodgers ran amuck on the Padres.