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    by 06-18-2014, 07:49 AM
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    My first exposure to Danny Santana was a spring game in March against the Red Sox. While I certainly remember his flashy play (1-3 with a 2B, a walk and a SB), it was a costly 5th inning fielding error, leading to a 2-run Red Sox rally that gave the defending champs the game, that stuck with me as a perfect example of the inconsistency marking Santanaís young career.

    That defensive inconsistency was the reason many assumed Santanaís first call-up in early May would be a short one, but
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    by 05-22-2014, 07:31 AM

    Iím not in love with Aaron Hicks. I canít disagree with Rob Antony and Ron Gardenhireís critique of his preparation, and Iíve always been an unabashed Denard Span guy. (Note: I'm hugely excited that he ended up in DC, where I live now). But I do think we (the Twins-loving public) have been giving Hicks a raw deal by bashing the year heís having.

    First off, the easy part: letís look at his on-base percentage (OBP). I noticed today that, of the 32 major league center fielders that have
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