Tag Archives: Minnesota Twins

Nats have 100 games to close 7 game deficit

The Washington Nationals swept a doubleheader on Sunday to take the 3 game series with the Minnesota Twins (take that Calvin Griffith!) and get themselves back to .500. One hundred games remain in the 2013 regular season and the 31-31 Nats probably need to win more than 60 of them to reach the playoffs and

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2013 Nats vs. Twins Q&A and prediction with Ball-Wonk

The final American League team for the Washington Nationals to host is, strangely enough, the Minnesota Twins who were called the Washington Senators until Calvin Griffith moved them away. I don’t know much about Twin Cities baseball or Minnesota in general and in fact, prior to meeting this week’s guest prognosticator, I don’t know that

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50 years ago racist Calvin Griffith moved the original Senators away

Tuesday was the 50th anniversary of the announcements that the original Washington Senators were moving to Minnesota and an expansion team would be taking their place. DC Sports Bog has a look at how The Post covered the situation. The original Senators, who left because Calvin Griffith was a racist, became the Twins and won

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Rooting against the Twins and Rangers; final Senators broadcast and more history

We are 3 days removed from the final 2010 Washington Nationals game of the season. The playoffs are starting up today and two franchises that used to call D.C. home are in. Here is why you should root against the Minnesota Twins (in D.C. 1901-1960) and the Texas Rangers (in D.C. 1961-1971). I’m also rooting

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