Thanks Joe, and Yes — You’re a Hall of Famer

Full disclosure. I did not fully appreciate Joe Mauer while he played for the Twins for 15 years. He was never my favorite player, or even my favorite Twin. I’m not alone. For a variety of reasons that I won’t go into in detail here, many Twins fans were quite critical of their hometown star…

Piercing the Bubble: Reflections on Tuesday

First off, I apologize. We got it wrong. But then again, so did everyone. While Agreeing Loudly got the numbers at the Presidential level wrong, if you look at our back catalogue of podcasts and articles, a lot of the analysis was there all year, serving as a caution and a warning that hard times…

Nation’s Sports Pundits Pick a Red Sox-Cubs World Series for 112th Consecutive Year

An ‘Agreeing Loudly’ Baseball Preview  by Troy M. Olson No surprise here, for the 112th consecutive year, our nation’s sports pundits clearly have foreseen a Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago Cubs World Series. To ensure they are not left out, professionally wrong sports pundits have joined professionally wrong political and international relations pundits in getting paid…

Minnesota Twins Offseason (Part 2 of 50)

by Troy M. Olson My monthly check in on the Minnesota Twins offseason…so far. The Good Byung Ho Park signed to play DH  While this complicates matters in terms of where Miguel Sano is going to play, I think it is important to have him play a position until he proves otherwise. Park has hit…