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Mat Batts -- 2015

Adopt A Prospect 2015 Today, 11:19 PM
Mat Batts DOB: 7-6-91 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina Height: 5'11" Weight: 190 Position: SP Bats: Right Throws: Left Acquired: Drafted...
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Molitor is a mediocre manager

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:34 PM
Yet another extra innings loss where Perkins doesn't throw one pitch. Unacceptable. Bullpen usage has been a big fat F from him this year...
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Next Roster Moves?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:20 PM
Now that the big one is out of the way what are the next roster moves the Twins make?Santana is eligible on Sunday so once he is cleared...
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Lester Oliveros -- 2015

Adopt A Prospect 2015 Today, 11:19 PM
Lester Oliveros DOB: 5-28-88 in Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela Height: 6'0" Weight: 235 Position: RP Bats: Right Throws: Right Acquired: Acqu...
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Twins Daily & BFFs (Baseball, Food, Fireworks) Celebrate With The Saints

Twins Daily's "Saints and BFFs (Baseball, Food, & Fireworks)" July 3rd event was an enormously good time. Most of the 140+ guests showed up right about the time the ballpark opened at 5:30. We made our way through the brand new ballpark to a picnic area in left field for a buffet of hot dogs, brats, burgers, potato salad, dessert, etc hosted by the Saints and "Bill Murray" (who you can see posing with various MinnCentric writers below).


Game Thread: Twins v Orioles, 7/6 @ 7:10pm CT

Chris Parmelee and the Baltimore Orioles are the next victims on the Twins climb to the playoffs.

Yeah... that Chris Parmelee... That guy who used to be a struggling Twin and is now a somewhat turning it around Oriole.

Being a GM is hard... I'm sure there was a part of Terry Ryan who believed in Chris Parmelee but sometimes the player doesn't show it and roster space just can't be held any longer.

I always liked Parmelee... I thought he should have played more to see what he could do. Gardenhire must have felt differently because Parmelee was getting bench sores.

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That's The Ticket: The Sano Show

Last year, the Baltimore Orioles charged to the American League Championship Series on the strength of power-hitting. They led the major league with 211 home runs during the regular season and bashed four more in a three-game sweep over Detroit in the ALDS.

The Orioles are once again hitting the ball out of the park frequently this year, but the Twins will counter with their own intimidating power bat: Miguel Sano makes his Target Field debut on Monday night.


Midseason Top Prospects: 11-20

Over at Twins Daily, we have been counting down the Twins system's top prospects as part of our midseason update. This allows for players like recent first- round pick Tyler Jay to fit into the Twins overall prospect rankings. There is plenty of depth in the Twins system so there are some very good players outside the top 10 rankings.


Twins Minor League Report (7/4): Independence Day Blast

We certainly hope that you and your family had a safe and special Independence Day. Below you’ll find a quick 4th of July Minor League Report blast. Maybe not as long or detailed as normal, but it was a busy day as all six Twins affiliates were in action. There were more transactions and big pitching and hitting performances.


Zach Larson- A Puzzle Piece For The Kernels-And More

In each of the past several seasons, the Cedar Rapids Kernels have held an “Autism Awareness Night” at Veterans Memorial Stadium, with the Kernels wearing special jerseys that are auctioned off to benefit The East Central Iowa Autism Society.


Twins Minor League Report (7/3): Arraez And Hanson Have Huge Hits

Friday was a busy day in the Minnesota Twins minor leagues. There were several transactions. There were seven games, and we’ve got all the action below. There were three extra-innings games, and two game-winners. Saturday presents another full slate of games. Continue on to read everything that happened in a busy day in the Minnesota Twins farm system.


Is Ervin Santana Really A Midseason Addition?

In just a few more days, the Minnesota Twins will be afforded the opportunity to see their $55 million free agent acquisition in action. After serving his performance-enhancing drug related suspension, Ervin Santana will rejoin the 25-man roster and the starting rotation for the Twins.


J.O. Berrios Continues The Climb

Going into the 2015 season, few Twins prospects brought more intrigue than Jose Berrios. The 2012 first-round pick (32nd overall), has flown through the minor leagues, and his sights were set even higher. Suggesting he wanted to make a splash in spring training, Berrios is now staring his final hurdle in the face.


Twins Minor League Hitter Of The Month - June 2015

We have named our Reliever of the Month (Brandon Peterson) and our Starting Pitcher of the Month (Taylor Rogers), so now it’s time to consider who should be the Minnesota Twins Minor League Hitter of the Month for June 2015. There weren’t as many hitters that had noteworthy months. However, there is a threesome at the top of this list that would rival any other threesome. And this list doesn’t even include Byron Buxton who hit .370/.444/.435 (.879) in 12 games before his promotion to the Twins.


Twins Minor League Report (7/2): Miguel Sano Debuts

Miguel Sano made his MLB debut on Thursday evening and (of course) picked up his first career hit via an infield single in the top of the ninth inning at Kauffman stadium in Kansas City. He's a huge young man, just starting his (hopefully) huge MLB career. Oh, and the Twins won thanks to a spectacular eight-inning shutout from Kyle Gibson capped by a Glen Perkins save.


St. Paul Saints. Can't Stop. Won't Stop.

The third home stand of the year at beautiful CHS Field started on Friday, June 19th as the top two teams from the Central Division visited St. Paul. The Gary SouthShore Railcats (2nd) and Sioux City Explorers (1st) both came to town for three games apiece.

Like they have all year, the Saints continue to win series after series. Using great pitching and their explosive offense the home team took two of three from each visitor, making the Saints ten for ten in series victories this season. No words needed. Just enjoy the ride.