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Rusney Castillo

Minnesota Twins Talk 21 Jul 2014
If they can throw millions of dollars down a well for multiple years of Mike Pelfrey, why not spend $$ on a Free Agent that's s...
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Rusney Castillo

Minnesota Twins Talk 21 Jul 2014
IMO that uncertainty, or gamble, is the perfect opening for a mid-market team to strike it big. I'm not saying Castillo is the guy to mak...
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Article: Twins Hangouts, July 29: Episode 35

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:09 AM
We follow a lot of prospects here at Twins Daily. Do you guys think it is harder for a pitcher or a position player to make it to the big...
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Article: Twins Minor League Report (7/28): General Lee...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 05:52 AM
Which wrist did Buxton get hit on this time?   I know this next suggestion sounds impatient, but it isn't.  Perhaps Buxton shou...
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Article: Gary Lucas On Jo Berrios

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 06:45 AM
Thanks, Seth.  Berrios has been very impressive and it's nice to learn some of what helped him along.
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Lewis Thorpe Improving

Over the past year, Lewis Thorpe has exploded on the scene. An unknown commodity heading into the GCL last season, he was so dominant as a 17 year old that he has appeared on various preseason Twins’ top 10 prospect lists. He has made even more news this year, skipping the Appalachian league and going straight to A ball from extended spring training. However, the Midwest league has not been kind to Thorpe, who has posted a 5.40 ERA with a 31:15 k:bb ratio in 35 innings over 8 GS. Despite these struggles, Thorpe is showing sign of improvement.

Twins Hangouts, July 29: Episode 35

As is the Tuesday night tradition, Seth and Jeremy will flood your ears (and eyes, if you're viewing live) with Twins information at 9 pm. We try to keep it to 90 minutes, but fail every time. But we promise: It's all baseball. All the time.

Gary Lucas on JO Berrios

Recently, I had the chance to chat with Gary Lucas, former big league pitcher and currently the pitching coach of the Ft. Myers Miracle. When asked to write about JO Berrios a few weeks ago, I thought Lucas would be the perfect person to talk to. The following gets into the mind of a man who have been in and around the game of baseball for a long time.

Trade Candidate: Brian Duensing

The Trade Deadline is fast approaching. Teams have until Thursday to make moves without needing to worry about waivers. One name that has not been mentioned much is Brian Duensing.

Twins Minor League Report (7/28): General Lee's Miracle

Here we are three days from the non-waiver trade deadline and almost every single affiliate is still playing meaningful baseball. It might be time… time for the parent club to sell off some assets and bulk these minor league rosters up. Ok, that’s not exactly how it works. Go inside to check out Monday’s action.

The No Juice Podcast, Episode #15: Big Announcement

On this week's episode of the No Juice Podcast, Dan Anderson and Parker Hageman begin with some big news. Like, really big.

Twins Minor League Report (7/27): Stephen Gonsalves Debuts In Mwl

The Minnesota Twins were able to avoid the brutal 4-game sweep at home courtesy of their fellow AL Central bottom dwellers, the Chicago White Sox, after a Sam Fuld single in the seventh inning gave them just enough of a cushion for the eventual 4-3 victory. Glen Perkins made it interesting in the ninth, but struck out two to pick up his 25th save of the year.

In the minors, a grand slam brought one affiliate a victory, another went into extra innings, and a top pitching prospect made his Midwest League debut.

Monday Morning Madness: July 28, 2014

Who won the most recent game? Those of us with a healthy recency bias are pretty high on the Twins right now. Everyone else? Not so much.

Logan Darnell...sort of
Congratulations to Darnell for making his first MLB start on Saturday. Darnell, Yohan Pino and Kris Johnson have all deserved their starts. That said, can we please have Trevor May and Alex Meyer now?

Gleeman & the Geek, Ep 155: Ron Gardenhire's Donut Machine

Aaron and John talk about how thin the ice is for Ron Gardenhire and maybe even Terry Ryan, trading Kendrys Morales to Seattle, other potential trades before the July 31 deadline, John's rap knowledge, Chuck Knoblauch, Kirby Puckett and the Twins' Hall of Fame, broken clocks being right, cutting Matt Guerrier, and the beauty of mini donuts.You can listen by downloading us from iTunes, Stitcher or find it at GleemanAndTheGeek.com. Or just click on the "play" button below.

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Twins Minor League Report (July 26): Pitching Shutouts

Minnesota Twins Minor League Report for July 26, 2014. The Twins had yet another rough one with the White Sox. Three Twins pitching prospects had impressive, shutout performances. There was a walk-off win for one of the affiliates, and another needed 11 innings to win.

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