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Potential rule change: require different DH for each pitcher

Other Baseball Today, 02:25 PM
I just read this potential rule change on Twitter and I am intrigued:   https://twitter.com/...4091739136?s=20     For th...
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White Sox make changes

Other Baseball Today, 02:22 PM
Both Manager Rick Rentaria and pitching coach Don Cooper were let go.     Was a bit surprised by this, because the White S...
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Nelson Cruz wants 2 years

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:31 AM
https://www.mlbtrade...-year-deal.html
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Target Field Tax Status

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:35 AM
Been reading about all the losses (alleged or not) that MLB has (and maybe will again) taken with the pandemic, and wondered how the tax...
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What to do with Lewis Thorpe?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:22 PM
Lewis Thorpe is out of options. The Twins either need to keep him on the MLB team as their 5th starter or as a reliever out of the bullpe...
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Join Us for Offeason Live: Starting Pitcher Free Agent Targets

With the completion of the World Series, Jake Odorizzi and Rich Hill are no longer Twins. How will the Twins try to replace them in the rotation for 2021? On Thursday night, we will dig into some of the potential starting pitcher options on the free agent market.

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NEAL: Sergio Romo a Free Agent After Twins Decline 2021 Option

The World Series just ended, but MLB teams are already getting down to business. The Twins have decided to decline Sergio Romo’s $5 million option for 2021, as first reported by La Velle E. Neal III of the Star Tribune.

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Twins Free Agent Targets: Outfield and DH

Over the past two seasons, Eddie Rosario and Nelson Cruz rank first and second among Twins hitters in RBIs, with 151 and 141. No one else is close.

There's a very good chance one or both depart this offseason. How will Minnesota replace all that run production? Free agency may offer some sensible answers.

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Will Major League Baseball Ban the Shift?

In recent seasons, shifting has become commonplace in the baseball world. Teams will try to find any advantage and the increase in available data allows for coaches to make informed decisions about each batter’s hitting tendencies. Even with all of the defensive advantages to shifting, baseball might try to limit shifts in the coming years. What would happen if baseball killed the shift?

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Play with the Twins' Payroll at TwinsPayroll.com

What do you think the Twins should do this winter to prepare for the 2021 season? Do you have all (or at least some) of the answers? Show us by creating your own 2021 Twins team at TwinsPayroll.com.

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Twins Spotlight Replay: Episode 2 (Matt Canterino)

Earlier this morning (Wednesday), Seth chatted with Twins right-handed pitching prospect Matt Canterino on a live episode of Twins Spotlight. You can watch it live on the Twins Daily Twitter, Facebook or YouTube pages. (or below)

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Fresh Meat: Grading the 2020 Twins Rookie Debuts

There are few moments in sports that rival the crowned jewel of a baseball player making his Major League debut. In a 2020 season filled with injuries, top prospects and everything in between, the Twins saw six rookies hit the big stage. Let's evaluate.

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Offseason Live Replay: Outfield & DH Free Agent Targets

If the Twins lose Eddie Rosario and/or Nelson Cruz this offseason (very possible), how will they fill the resulting chasmic voids in proven offensive production? On Tuesday night we explored the free agent market.

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3 Things the World Series Teams Have That the Twins Are Missing

Every MLB franchise wants to be in the positions occupied by the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Rays. Getting to the World Series is no easy feat, but both these teams were at the top of their respective leagues for the majority of the regular season. So, what do the World Series teams have that the Twins are missing?

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Minnesota Made: Kent Hrbek

The Land of 10,000 Lakes has a rich history of cultivating homegrown talent in the sport of baseball. Hear the authentic stories of those who grew in Minnesota and have had the chance to fulfill the childhood dream of wearing a Twins jersey.

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Offseason Outlook: Hard Truths and Hamstrung Priorities

In running the first several episodes of Offseason Live, and tinkering with our Twins payroll tool, it's become evident to me that the Twins will face some real challenges and difficult decisions this offseason.

Here's what I've learned.

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Gleeman & The Geek, Ep 498: The 2021 Payroll Episode

Aaron and John dive into the Twins payroll situation for the 2021 season, discuss why it matters, and review their Big Board draft, including why Josh Donaldson didn't make their lists. You can listen by downloading us from iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeartRadio or find it at GleemanAndTheGeek.com. Or just click this link.