Archive - Jun 1, 2007

Slow, slower, Slowey

Despite the lack of a blazing fastball, Kevin Slowey has waltzed through the minor leagues and will make his major league debut for the Twins tonight in Oakland.

Slowey's statistics have been turning heads, but what really got my attention was when he was asked his reaction to being called up to the majors. "I am absolutely elated!" Elated? How many major league rookies even know the word?