The Dugout: Chinaman

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Today's edition of The Dugout explores the racial slurs of Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen, who referred to Daisuke Matsuzaka's interpreter as a 'chinaman.'


Harmon Killebrew, Justin Morneau Enter Hospice Care

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Baseball Hall of Famer and Minnesota Twins legend Harmon Killebrew said on Friday that he's ending his battle with esophageal cancer, and plans live out the final days of his life in hospice care.


The Dugout: Hello, Old Friend

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Before Thursday, the only way baseball players got injured is by conditioning improperly and requiring Tommy John surgery, conditioning properly and requiring Tommy John surgery, kicking or punching inanimate objects in anger, or trying to iron a shirt while wearing it.


The Dugout: Minnesota Twins Spring Training 2011

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For those of you who are new to The Dugout, each year we spend March writing "The Dugout: Spring Training.


TSS 2009 MLB Preview: The American League

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Conventional "baseball" wisdom says that the American League is the better league.



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The Rangers' Great Druggy Hambino Josh Hamilton stole the show even if he didn't win it last night during the Home Run Derby, launching a record 28 [homespun term for home run]s in the opening round though ultimately coming up short in the finals against Justin Morneau.


Morneau and Mauer are Totally College Juniors


It looks like the Twins are probably going to the playoffs this year, and it will be largely in part to MVP candidates/youngsters Justin Morneau and Joe Mauer.

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