MINNESOTA SPORTS FAN DAILY: Friday, October 27, 2017

MSF Daily: 10/27/17

Wild WIN  6-4 vs Islanders:


Timberwolves vs Thunder @ 8 PM CT – FSN


Joe Mauer Snubbed as Gold Glove Finalist; Left Out of Top 3

Wow. I was shocked when I saw this. I almost immediately started hammering on my keyboard to start kicking and screaming about why Joe Mauer should win the American League Gold Glove at 1st Base. I was just about to start sounding off. Then, I realized, I hadn’t really looked at where Mauer sat, compared to other 1st baseman, in defensive metrics. So, I decided to do some research before I typed a bunch of words with no back bone.

My research made my opinion even stronger. Mauer isn’t just getting snubbed. He is getting screwed…..

CONTINUE READING (THE STATS SHOW 1B GOLD GLOVE SHOULD BE MAUER’S)


1991 World Series was Really Jack Morris vs John Smoltz (MUST WATCH)

I found this short little movie last night in honor of the anniversary of this great game.

I was 2 years old when the Twins won this World Series and it is still the only major championship I have been alive for (go ahead @ me Lynx fans. I know you will). I still can’t imagine exactly what it would be like to watch a Minnesota team play in a championship game. I can’t imagine the aftermath in the Twin Cities…. the aftermath in my own life. I don’t know if my marriage would make it through…. You might not see me for a week…. I might end up in jail…. the possibilities are endless, really….

CONTINUE READING (MLB MINI DOCUMENTARY ON ’91 WS MATCHUP)

MSF Daily by Eric Strack @RealMNSportsFan