Scapegoats of seasons past have their day - and say

  • Article by: JIM SOUHAN , Star Tribune
  • Updated: April 11, 2011 - 9:07 AM

When a team slumps, we need someone to blame.

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parsons51Apr. 11, 1112:40 AM

Thank You, Wild!!!!!!!!!!! If we win the Stanley Cup again this year we will let you drink from it. Now, I just hope the Twins can figure out how to beat the Royals this week to help the White Sox too. I was having a hard time believing this in spring training but now I'm pretty sure my suspicions were correct, the Royals really are more of a threat to the White Sox this year than the Twins.

rodneyklineApr. 11, 11 3:03 AM

I never understood all the LNP haters. He has the heart of a lion (better than tiger blood) and will do anything to win a game. Sorry but I think that this team could use him out at SS.

JestmanApr. 11, 11 6:12 AM

Jim, you forgot this: dear twins, while some of our pitchers are good, they are not good enough to give high praise and give them credit for your team's lack of batting prowess. the oakland A's

greebsApr. 11, 11 7:52 AM

Not a nicky fan but id take him straight up in a trade for dr .107 right now.

mark49Apr. 11, 11 8:18 AM

Jim, the twins have plenty of scapegoats left. One, Joe Mauer, huge contract, often sat out, no power, or leadership. Two, the coddler excuse maker Gardy, who constantly fails in the playoff's and should have been fired by now. Three, Cuddyer, this guy loves to speak for the team while he struggles on the field. Lastly, Morneau, who sat and sat while he claimed he still had post concussion problems. He sat so long he made himself out to be a lightwieght like is overpaid friend Joe. This team has no leadership, suspect character, and its no surprise there not winning. This season was over before it started.

rodscribnerApr. 11, 11 8:54 AM

There's some kind of pagan tree-curse on Target Field now. Do we know who bought those trees? I sure hope it wasn't the White Sox.

farewethrfanApr. 11, 11 9:07 AM

"There's some kind of pagan tree-curse on Target Field now. Do we know who bought those trees?"--Holy Crap!!! BRING BACK THE TREES!!!

samihoustonApr. 11, 11 9:10 AM

Jim, That was hilarious. Great job. I loved it.

CPAMANApr. 11, 11 9:58 AM

Twins players are big cry-babies and Gardy is the biggest excuse-maker in Sports. I really do not like this Twins team.

williepepApr. 11, 1110:38 AM

I wonder if Harmon, Carew or Puckett would have complained about the pine tree "backdrop?" The giant black square in center field looks stupid. Do they have any plans for it? Hey dummies... maybe it could be a scoreboard with a graphic of trees on it, but it goes black when the ball is in play.


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