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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:47 AM
That nice 6.5 game lead is down to 4 and the Twins face good pitching in their next four scheduled games. I do believe it is very possibl...
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Front Page: Randy Dobnak Should Be the Twins Game 2 Starter

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:40 AM
I know what you are probably thinking “Whoa whoa whoa, hold on, if there is one thing that is set about the Minnesota Twins starting rota...
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Magic Number Thread

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:39 AM
Why no magic number thread?     Why can't I post pictures?      BYTO was fun.    
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Okay, so let's poll the postseason

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:39 AM
Personally, I'd prefer to face the... I hate to say it... Yankees...   Yes, I know they're unbeatable. But they're not. They're basi...
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Front Page: Twins Game Recap (9/21): Twins Blow Lead, Imp...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:27 AM
With Cleveland losing to the Philadelphia Phillies, the Minnesota Twins looked to do their part in lowering the magic number in game thre...
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Randy Dobnak Should Be the Twins Game 2 Starter

I know what you are probably thinking “Whoa whoa whoa, hold on, if there is one thing that is set about the Minnesota Twins starting rotation, it’s Jose Berrios and Jake Odorizzi are their clear cut one and two starters.” This is a sentiment that I completely agree with and is why I think starting Randy Dobnak in game two of the ALDS would be a good idea for the Twins. So, before you go off on why you think this is a terrible idea, just hear me out for a second.

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Twins Game Recap (9/21): Twins Blow Lead, Implode in Ninth

With Cleveland losing to the Philadelphia Phillies, the Minnesota Twins looked to do their part in lowering the magic number in game three of a four-game series against the Kansas City Royals. Jose Berrios was on the bump for Minnesota, looking to pitch his third straight great game. Things didn’t go as well as Berrios and the Twins would have hoped as he gave up five runs in six innings and Taylor Rogers and the Twins bullpen imploded in the ninth inning, turning a tied game into a seven-run deficit.

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2019 Killebrew Award Winner - Calvin Faucher (Ft. Myers Miracle)

When Twins legend Harmon Killebrew passed away in 2011, the Twins honored his legacy off the field by creating the Harmon Killebrew Award for Community Service. There would be one player selected from each of the Twins four, full-season minor league affiliates.Over this week, we have introduced you to three of the four Killebrew Award winners. Today, we will briefly introduce you to the 2019 Killebrew Award winner for the Ft. Myers Miracle, RHP Calvin Faucher.

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Twins Game Recap (9/20): Randy Dobnak Continues to Dominate in 4-3 Win

The Twins used a group of rookie pitchers including Randy Dobnak and Cody Stashak to beat the Royals by a score of 4-3. Everything was working late as Marwin Gonzalez came through and Miguel Sano showed off his elite speed.

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A Look at Brusdar Graterol’s Role for the Postseason and Beyond

With the exception of one bad outing (his first against Cleveland), flame-throwing prospect Brusdar Graterol has looked very good since being called up to join the Twins for the month of September. The velocity has always been there, but in Graterol’s most recent outing against Cleveland he took his pitching to another level. He averaged 99.8 mph on his sinker and threw the fastest pitch (at 101.9 mph) ever recorded in the history of the Minnesota Twins.

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Twins-Royals Pre-Game Notebook

The Minnesota Twins and Kansas City Royals are playing Game 2 of this four-game series, the final home series of the 2019 regular season.
Here were some pre-game notes.

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2019 Killebrew Award Winner - Jake Reed (Rochester Red Wings)

Harmon Killebrew hit 573 home runs in his Hall of Fame career. Most people who had the opportunity to meet the slugger talk more about the kind of person that he was. After he passed away, the Twins established the Harmon Killebrew Award for Community Service. Each of the Twins four full-season affiliates gets one recipient each season.

For the second straight year, reliever Jake Reed is the winner for the Killebrew Award for the Rochester Red Wings. Appropriately, many of the people around Rochester that had the opportunity to meet or work with Reed will likely have several stories to tell about what he did off the field. We’ve got a good one below.

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Local Goggles Sales Rep Banking On Minnesota Playoff Run

“I’ve got a warehouse full of these damn things. I’ve worked every weekend for two years. I need this. I need this.”

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Twins Game Recap (9/19): Nelson Cruz Crushes 2 Homers in 8-5 Win

That’s more like it. The Twins averaged nearly six runs a game through August, but entered Thursday averaging just 4.4 runs per game so far in September. Instead of bombas, they were registering mere blips. They busted out tonight, however, beating Kansas City 8-5.

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Twins May Pick a Postseason Specialty

When the calendar turns in just over a week the Minnesota Twins will play postseason baseball. They’ll host a game at Target Field for the first time since 2010. Rocco Baldelli will be looking to guide the franchise to its first October win since October 5, 2004. When constructing a 25-man roster for the playoffs teams often look to exploit opportunity on the fringes. An extra pen arm here, or a specific skill set off the bench. For the Twins, they could have a decision to make when it comes to the last position player.

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The Underappreciated, Hard-Luck Legacy of Kyle Gibson

From the very beginning, Kyle Gibson's career was defined by injury and disappointment. Coming out of the University of Missouri in 2009, he was widely viewed as a likely Top 10 draft selection, but a stress fracture in his forearm caused him to drop to Minnesota at 22nd overall.

This would sadly prove to be a harbinger for Gibson's tenure as a Twin, during which the pitcher's tenacity and determination have been overshadowed by a constant plague of misfortune that continues to follow him.

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Should Eddie Rosario Be Benched for Not Hustling?

Eddie Rosario is one of five Twins hitters to hit 30 home runs or more this season to help the team set a new standard at the big-league level. He was arguably one of the team’s best players during the 2018 campaign and he has helped the Twins to get to where they are this season. That being said, he might have cost the Twins the game on Wednesday night.

Does that mean the team should think about benching him for not hustling?