|Cheer up Charlie...or Lexi...|
(Credit Patrick Semansky Tri-City Herald)
Impotent hitting with Runners on base: CHECK!
Lack of quality starts from the rotation: CHECK!
Goofy errors at the worst possible moment: CHECK!
Flukey injuries to seemingly healthy players: CHECKMATE!!
Unfortunately it doesn't get much easier for the Twins as they embark on a 16 game swing against sure fire playoff contenders: Los Angeles, Texas, New York, Tampa Bay and Boston. If you play like that against Baltimore...well...yikes...
Tomorrow, the Twins' home opener will begin at the same time that I'm taking our High School track team on a long distance slog. And while some might say that watching the Twins and running long distances are exercises in futility, I'll gladly do both because no matter how you feel at the beginning, the middle, or the end, it's the journey that makes it worthwhile.