Twins Radio Network Affiliates

There’s never a lot of TV coverage of spring training games but I have the gut feeling that there are less planned this year.  Maybe it’s just because I WANT to see live VIDEO more this year tha I have in the past so I’m feeling the lack more strongly.  But since we are almost all stuck to whatever radio coverage we have for every spring training game, I tend to never be very far from my radio.  This has also contributed to a significant level of discussion about the various radio affiliates throughout Twins Territory that I thought I would publish the information that the Twins have out.  It can be surprising for even people that live in various areas outside of the twin cities when they hear that it’s possible they could be getting these games on the radio.

So here’s the connection for those of you without Cable/Satellite access during the season or without during spring training.

Treasure Island Baseball Network Map


I do think it would be kind of nice if we couldn’t start making better in-roads into Iowa.  I wonder how we would go about that….

ST – Red Sox @ Twins, 12:05 pm, & am1500

Here’s the deal for today – I’m going to miss the beginning of the game so that is the time commenters will have to tell me whether or not they want a chat put up.  I’ll be back about 12:30 and will put one up if requested.

The big news is that Nathan should have his first game situation pitching!! I really wish I had the ability to see that first hand instead of just listen to someone else’s opinion of how things are going for him.  Here’s the pitchers expected today: pitchers for today’s game: Baker, Nathan, Mijares, Gibson, Gutierrez, Bazardo, Bromberg, Waldrop, & Guerra.

Here’s today’s lineups!

Boston @ Minnesota
Scutaro, SS   Span, CF
Lowrie, 2B   Nishioka, 2B
Cameron, M, DH   Valencia, 3B
Youkilis, 3B   Thome, DH
Kalish, CF   Benson, RF
McDonald, Da, LF   Parmelee, 1B
Saltalamacchia, C   Tosoni, LF
Reddick, RF   Butera, C
Sutton, 1B   Casilla, A, SS
  Lester, P     Baker, S, P


  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 5 13 1
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2


Boy is it good to remind yourself right now that these are EARLY spring training games because that was kind of painful.  Shut outs are never fun to begin with but yeah, it was a lot of very raw baesball.  The best news was Joe Nathan pitching off the mound in a game situation!!  He managed one complete inning with nothing remarkable either good or bad and throwing between 86-90 mph.  That’s about where he’s usually at this time of year so he felt REALLY good about his outing today and I can’t help but be a little encouraged that one of my favorite hurlers is so obviously on the mend.

Nathan’s post-pitching interview