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Spikes Up: Anatomy of a Pitching Machine

October 9, 2006 | By RotoRob | comment on this post

Catcher Joe Mauer is just one of the great homegrown talents on the Twins.Well, it appears Spikes Up’s tenure at Creativesports will come to a close at the end of this month after a run of over two and a half years.

But that doesn’t mean we won’t go out in a blaze of glory. This week, for instance, we pissed the RotoWidow off by spending all weekend penning a near-5,000 word tome deliving into the uncanny success enjoyed by the Minnesota Twins in both drafting and developing young pitching talent.

Pour yourself a coffee before sitting down to read this one.

By the way, have no fear. Spikes Up will not disappear completely. We’ll simply shift it over to for periodic cameo appearances, just as we’ve done for Three in the Key, our basketball column.

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