With Minnesota Twins right-hander Scott Baker coming off the disabled list from a strained right groin, the decision has been made to move the struggling Boof Bonser to the bullpen.Baker is 2-0 with a 4.09 ERA over six starts while Boof is just 2-6 with a 5.97 ERA and 20 walks in 12 starts. Baker is scheduled to pitch this Thursday against the Baltimore Orioles, who were 0-7 against the Twins last season and haven't won a series against them since 2002. Sadly, utility infielder Matt Macri...Read Full Story
What, What, Whaaatttt?I wasn't surprised to watch the Twins take 2 out of 3 from the Tribe over the weekend. Anytime you face an Indians lineup that features the Humanitarian's Row of Marte (.167), Gutierrez (.213), and Cabrera (.204) in the 7,8,9 holes, you have a good chance of taking the series (and Cabrera's average is inflated due to the hitting tear he's been on over the past few days). Here's what surprised me; entering tonight's action the Minnesota Twins held a half game lead over...Read Full Story
As our baseball team's opening game at home is tonight, I thought I'd entertain you with some baseball trivia. I'll pose a question and see if you can come up with the correct answer.
Why Did Boof Bonser, a pitcher with the New York Mets organization, have his name legally changed from John to Boof? I figured there HAD to be some significant reason for a man christened “John Bonser” to have his name legally changed to “Boof Bonser”. Right? So I did some research to satisfy my curiosity. I...Read Full Story
The Minnesota Twins have designated right-hander Boof Bonser for assignment to make room on the roster for starting pitcher Carl Pavano.A free agent, Pavano accepted Minnesota's offer of salary arbitration Monday night, keeping him with the Twins for next season. The right-hander went 5-4 with a 4.64 ERA in 12 starts for the AL Central champions after coming over in an August trade from Cleveland.Bonser had surgery on his pitching shoulder in spring training and missed last season. The 28...Read Full Story
Which would you rather keep? Not that any of us want to relive that complete meltdown inning by them but just for a recap: Start of 8th inning, Bonser pitches: Walk, stolen base, single, walk, single. Relieved by Jelson: Single, grand slam, single, double, walk, double-play (run comes in), walk, walk, single.. STRIKEOUT! Inning over, [...]
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