The Committee For Who Wins: Joe Mauer vs. Roy Hobbs

Round One: In real life Roy Hobbs is played by the charismatic American Icon, Robert Redford. In real life, Joe Mauer is played by Minnesota’s own Joe Mauer. Only people in Minnesota find Joe Mauer to be charismatic. Winner: Roy Hobbs. Round Two: Mauer is an elite defensive catcher who hits for both power and … Continue reading

The Devil's Advocate: Joe Mauer Sucks

I know everyone thinks that Joe Mauer is the greatest thing to ever happen to Minnesota…well, he probably is, but that’s besides my point. Mauer, he isn’t as good as everyone thinks he is. At the age of four Mauer was asked to leave his T-Ball league because he hit the ball too hard for … Continue reading

Tools of Ignorance – Red Sox Spring Camp Training Report from 33 Problems

TOI Spring Training Addition. Is it strange that I cared that the Red Sox had a no-no going thru 6 innings in Monday’s game against the Cardinals? I sent a text to my brother and to Venuist and got the following responses: “Dude, Its March” “Awesome. Thank god that counts” Sox went on to lose … Continue reading

Least Annoying Team of 2009: New Orleans Saints, Twins, etc…

Winner: New Orleans Saints Gotta love the Saints. Let me break it down our reasoning. In a single season, the team is successfully: (a) situating itself to become the first professional sports franchise in the history of ever to win something for the still-rebuilding Big Easy and (b) take down the man The Venuist most … Continue reading

Joe Mauer – Stay Where You Are, a 3-some of Aces & Random & AL notes

Its like the drinking game asshole where you have to give up your best cards to the President and Vice President. The Red Sox and Phillies are the Prez and Vice and the Mets and Angles are the asshole. They have to wear silly hats and get John Henry beer. The Sox and Phills can also make up rules… either this analogy has legs and I’m a genius or I just drink too much.