The whimsical rantings of a displaced Twins fan. My writing combines my love for baseball and beer, sometimes with disastrous results.
"Gaetti, with his clipped mustache and his whiskey-coated growl and his steely self-assurance, is an aristocrat of sleaze."
Quote from the winter meetings following the 1988 season, concerning Gary Gaetti when asked "TK, can you comment on the level of hustle shown by your third basemen?"
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Updated 05-30-2014 at 06:27 PM by Paul Pleiss
You can download the new Talk to Contact (@TalkToContact) episode via iTunes or click here you can download the new episode, and if you want to add the show to your non-iTunes podcast player, this is the RSS Feed.
This week's episode is highlighted by a lengthy interview with Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB, MLBpipeline.com) who talks about the draft and a whole mess of Twins topics. The Baseball Pirate makes his return from defending the homeland and the whole gang is back together
By Percy Bysshe Shelley 1792–1822
Retold by Paul Pleiss
O world! O life! O time!
On whose last steps Jarod Burton doth climb,
Trembling at that where he had stood 66ft 6in before;
When will return the glory of your prime?
No more—Oh, never more!
Out of the day and night
A joy has taken flight;
Fresh spring, and summer, and winter hoar,
Move my faint heart with grief, but with
Chris Parmelee hit a walk-off home run to steal a game against the Boston Red Sox, and he's named after a popular italian food. That's called bi-winning. You can download the new Talk to Contact (@TalkToContact) episode via iTunes or click here you can download the new episode, and if you want to add the show to your podcast player, this is the RSS Feed.
The Twins Phil Hughes out dueled Justin Verlander in Detroit and the Twins stole the series
Tunes and MLB, tyrants of industry, don’t cha know! You cannot download the new Talk to Contact (@TalkToContact) episode via iTunes but if you click here you can download the new episode. And if you want to add the show to your podcast player, this is the RSS Feed.
Photo Credit: Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports
In our little part of the internet, the big news
Major League Baseball, we've been told, has decided that there are too many people talking about baseball on the internet and sent a request to iTunes to have many baseball related podcasts removed. We're one of the many podcasts affected. So far, based on what he's been able to find so far, John Bonnes has found that in addition to Twins podcasts, the Cubs, Orioles and Mets.
Do you know who Kenny Wilson is? How about Brandon Waring? You can download the new Talk to Contact (@TalkToContact) episode via iTunes or by clicking here.
Apr 30, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier (2) attempts to field a ground ball in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY