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  1. BREAKING NEWS: "Zumaya intends to stay healthy, contribute" according to MLB.com

    I'm sure you've all heard the news by now, but Rhett Bollinger (Twins beat writer for MLB.com) reports that Joel Zumaya, newly acquired righty reliever, "intends to stay healthy" this season. The main point of this article (I'm guessing since have only actually read the headline) is that in the past years, Zumaya has gone into the season looking to get hurt. "In 2010, I went into the season with one goal: breaking my arm while pitching," Zumaya probably said in this article ...
  2. ZOOM! Twins Add Powerful, But Fragile, Bullpen Arm

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    For Twins fans, the image is tough to forget.

    Joel Zumaya was pitching to Delmon Young in the eighth inning of a late June game at Target Field. On a full count, the right-hander reared back and unleashed a 99 mph fastball, which Young fouled off.

    It was immediately obvious that something went very wrong with Zumaya on the pitch, as he quickly clutched his right elbow and collapsed to the ground in extreme pain. His right hand was shaking ...
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