A fan's view from Section 220

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A former Twins beat writer, Howard Sinker is sports coordinator of startribune.com. He's also a commentator on baseball and other sports at Minnesota Public Radio and has season tickets in Section 220 of the Metrodome.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: baseball, sports, Star Tribune

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A Twins fan’s best advocate: Joe Mauer on Nov 24, 2009 in ThoughtsJustin Mornau said this about Joe Mauer during Monday’s MVP excitement: “The biggest thing now isn’t the money. It’s going to be whether or not he feels we can win every day with the talent we have.” Morneau was talking,...



The MVP is not a lifetime achievement award on Nov 23, 2009 in ThoughtsToday, Joe Mauer should win the American League’s MVP award. We all know all the reasons why that should happen, so I won’t waste many words with a review. Derek Jeter should finish second. And all the chatterers who talk about this as so...



Fixing the Twins without spending huge money on Nov 19, 2009 in ThoughtsThis is the time of year when people throw out names. “Why can’t the Twins get Roy Halladay?” “Well, Toronto will want this, that and the other thing and the Twins aren’t really in position to give up this, that and the...



I like Gardy, but… on Nov 18, 2009 in ThoughtsRon Gardenhire coming in second in the AL Manager of the Year voting doesn’t work for me. That would be a little bit like Bill Smith coming in second for Executive of the Year because the front office finally got its act together and made the n...



The deal: Little bit sad, a good deal of glad on Nov 6, 2009 in ThoughtsThe 2010 Twins need a shortstop. The 2009 Twins had five outfielders, if you include Jason Kubel in that mix. So trading for J.J. Hardy, a point of view espoused by Section 220 at about this time last November, is a good move. Hardy struggled signifi...