Name Dropping

Best name ever. Courtesy of Baseball America, where I got my Rule 5 draft geekism out.

RHP Loek Van Mil, Twins: The 7-foot-1 righthander has shown a fastball up to 97 mph in the past but has a partial ligament tear due after injuring his elbow just prior to the Beijing Olympics. Fellow Dutch national teamer Hainley Statia (Angels) remains the top middle-infield possibility in a thin group of players there.

Holy fuck. Over seven foot, a bad ass three namer of vowels sandwiched between consonants, a 97 mph heater, and the dude is Dutch? And a quick Google search yields this picture: Please Dave Duncan, you know what to do.

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