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Article: Out Of Focus

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Using a round bat to hit a round ball is one of the hardest skills to master in professional sports. It takes the right combination of ha...
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Article: PP Report: Mauer's Concussion Symptoms Continue

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:21 PM
In an article posted early Friday afternoon, Brian Murphy of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reported that Minnesota Twins catcher-turned-firs...
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REPORT: Former Minnesota Twin Delmon Young Arrested In Miami

Other Baseball Today, 11:59 AM
According to a Miami sports talk host, Andy Slater, former Minnesota Twins outfielder Delmon Young was arrested in Miami on Sunday night...
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Through the Fence: Sluggers' Gala 2/12/16

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:53 AM
It's that time of year again, where the players start to slowly shuffle in for the beginning of spring training and where all the offsea...
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Out Of Focus

Using a round bat to hit a round ball is one of the hardest skills to master in professional sports. It takes the right combination of hand-eye coordination to be considered one of the best hitters in the game. Joe Mauer had been one of those hitters.


Gleeman & The Geek, Ep 235: Bottomless Delmon

2/14/16 - Aaron and John talk about Joe Mauer's blurred vision, Delmon Young's ongoing quest to be the worst, Byron Buxton being second again, the good and bad of prospect rankings, getting a clean shave with Harry's, signing up for another season of KFAN, the first Vegas lines, and taking flight at LynLake Brewery. You can listen by downloading us from iTunes, Stitcher or find it at GleemanAndTheGeek.com. Or just click the Play button below.


PP Report: Mauer's Concussion Symptoms Continue

In an article posted early Friday afternoon, Brian Murphy of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reported that Minnesota Twins catcher-turned-first baseman Joe Mauer has continued to suffer from concussion symptoms, including blurred vision, over the past two seasons. (Click here to read the article)

This is some scary stuff.


Position Battle: The Bullpen

The Twins entered the offseason targeting relief help as a top priority, to Terry Ryan's own acknowledgement. He rightfully viewed the bullpen as a weakness needing to be addressed, especially in light of the way contenders across the league have been upgrading.

Well, here's what they have done:


What To Make Of All These Prospect Lists

'Tis the season, the season for prospect lists. On Thursday, ESPN’s Keith Law released his Top 100 prospect list. Two weeks ago, MLB.com hosted a Top 100 prospect show on the MLB Network. Baseball America will soon be promoting their Top 100 prospect rankings. National sites and local team bloggers will be updating their team-specific Top 10, 20, 30 or 40 lists. In the coming weeks, Twins Daily will be posting our Top 20 Twins Prospects series. So many rankings. What do we do with all of that information?


Twins Ties To The WBC Qualifier In Sydney

It’s just two weeks from the start of spring training in Florida and Arizona. However, if you like watching baseball, there is a WBC Qualifier tournament that started on Thursday in Australia (Wednesday night in the States). There are 14 players with Minnesota Twins ties in this tournament (11 from Australia, 3 from South Africa).

As you recall, the first World Baseball Classic was in 2006. Japan topped Cuba for that championship. In 2009, Japan won again. In 2013, it was the Dominican Republic that claimed the title. Team USA has finished fourth place once, their only trip to the Final Four.


Position Battle: 4th & 5th Starters

The Twins have a firmly established trio of starters in place that they will build around. Barring injuries, you can bet that Ervin Santana, Phil Hughes and Kyle Gibson will all be in the rotation when Minnesota heads to Baltimore to open the season in April.

Behind them, things are unsettled.


Draft Blog, Entry 1 (2/9/16)

The draft kicks off exactly four months from today, so what better time to start a draft blog series? Don’t even really think of this as a starting point though, few players even have seen their season get underway; consider this more of an appetizer. People love to talk about the draft and speculate about who might be available when the Twins come to the podium. Today, we’ll look at four players with ties to the Twins franchise.


Out Of Options But Not Out Of The Plans

Heading into the offseason, the Minnesota Twins had six players who would be out of options heading into the 2016 season. Two were traded (Aaron Hicks, Chris Herrmann). One was DFAd (Josmil Pinto). There are three players who will report to spring training in two weeks needing to make the 25-man roster or potentially be lost on waivers. Will any of those three make the team, and what type of impact can they have in 2016?

Prior to Twins Fest, General Manager addressed the media. Among several other comments, he mentioned the three guys who will be out of options.


Position Battle: Center Field

From Denard Span to Aaron Hicks to Jordan Schafer, the Opening Day center field assignment has been a bit of a revolving door for the Twins in recent years. There will be a new name added to that list in 2016, and several contenders are lined up to take a shot at it in Ft. Myers.

This figures to be the most compelling battle that will unfold in spring training.


Projecting Minnesota's Optimal Defensive Lineup

Defense wins championships.

In the baseball world, this cliche might not be completely true. Otherwise, there would be teams full of Andrelton Simmons-type players. There are a lot of other factors that go into the overall equation. Teams need offense, they need pitching, and sometimes a little luck goes a long way.


Twins Super (Bowl) Predictions

As we have in recent years, Twins Daily asked past, present and future Minnesota Twins to make their Super Bowl predictions. A lot of the players in the Twins system played football in high school, and are sports fans in general. Find out how some of your favorite players think Super Bowl 50 will go down. (Page will be updated as more players send in their predictions)