Archive for: Minnesota Twins

There’s Only One Lambeau Field

There’s Only One Lambeau Field

I have made the trip again, and there is no doubt about it; Lambeau Field really is a unique place to watch a sports game. There are many other venues which offer once in a lifetime-type experiences, like Wrigley Field, Wembley Stadium, The... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words: 7/3/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words: 7/3/11

There’s no place like home. That’s the line the Milwaukee Brewers will be telling themselves as they return home following a tough run through interleague play and an even more grueling road trip. They lost the final game of the... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/2/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/2/11

What a wild way to bounce back. The Milwaukee Brewers snapped almost a full week of terrible baseball in a dramatic way, coming from behind to beat the Minnesota Twins 8-7. The victory helped the Brewers climb back into a tie for first place... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/30/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/30/11

The nightmare is hopefully over for the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers, in 1st place and excited for a chance to match up against the American League’s best, instead got swept at the hands of the New York Yankees, losing the final 5-0. Yankees’... read more »

 

A Brewers Sweep, Frozen Twinkies, and Minka Kelly

Whether you’re die-hard, fair-weather, a bandwagon fan or communist, it was impossible — as a Wisconsin sports enthusiast – to miss what the Milwaukee Brewers did to the the Minnesota Twins this past weekend. Sure the... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/26/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/26/11

Time to break out the interleague brooms. The Milwaukee Brewers took the game and the series from the Minnesota Twins today, 6-2, on a beautiful summer day in Milwaukee. Milwaukee hadn’t swept an interleague series since all the way back... read more »

 

Why doesn’t Fielder lose weight?

I came across this  question posted in the post game comments section related to the Brewers 4-3 over the Twins last night. It’s a question/comment I see offered frequently by fans of teams playing Milwaukee. Lots of fat jokes and... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/24/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/24/11

How good does it feel to have one go your way? The Milwaukee Brewers continued a tough stretch of interleague games, this time with a win, 4-3 over the big-time rival Minnesota Twins. Minnesota, the only team Milwaukee has seen every year in... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/22/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/22/11

So much for starting a big run. The Milwaukee Brewers lost the game and the 3-game series to the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 in Milwaukee. The Brewers now sit at 2-4 in their interleague quest. Starter Shaun Marcum left his last game after 1 inning with... read more »

 

Saturday Morning Musings

(For once, I’m ahead of schedule) In sports, as in politics, the good is often made out to be the enemy of the perfect. And we saw a couple of prime examples of that concept come into play this last week. First, there seemed to... read more »