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Article: Game Thread: Twins @ Reds, 6/29 @ 6:10pm CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:25 PM
'More-pitchers-swinging-the-bat' fun as the Twins travel from Milwaukee to Cincinnati.The Reds combination of speed and power make them a...
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Odd SP out

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:13 PM
With Santana back this weekend that means one guy is "out" of the rotation. Pelf, Hughes and Gibson are all safe IMO and Milone has been...
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International signing period thread

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 05:12 PM
ha, we have a draft thread, how about starting an International signing day thread?   Ok, really, I couldn't figure out where to lin...
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Warning point(s) issue

Questions About MinnCentric Today, 05:11 PM
Under my avatar it says:   1 warning points.   That should read: 1 warning point   plz fix Brock   Or maybe you can j...
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Article: TD Midseason Top Prospects: #3 Jose Berrios

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 04:42 PM
Jose Berrios ranked as the third-best prospect in Minnesota's stacked system when we put together our preseason list, and he has done ple...
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Game Thread: Twins @ Reds, 6/29 @ 6:10pm CT

'More-pitchers-swinging-the-bat' fun as the Twins travel from Milwaukee to Cincinnati.

The Reds combination of speed and power make them a fun team to watch. So lets watch them. Hopefully watch them lose!!!

Here are some things to think about:

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Twins Minor League Report (6/28): Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better

There was plenty of action on Sunday, as both the Rochester Red Wings and Elizabethton Twins played doubleheaders. There was a walk-off blast in one game, a few stellar pitching performances, and an ongoing winning streak was on the line.

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TD Midseason Top Prospects: #3 Jose Berrios

Jose Berrios ranked as the third-best prospect in Minnesota's stacked system when we put together our preseason list, and he has done plenty this year at Chattanooga to maintain a firm grasp on that spot. He will be one of two players representing the Twins at the Futures Game on July 12th.

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Gleeman & The Geek, Episode 201: Sexy Beasts

Aaron and John talk about Byron Buxton's injury and the curse of the elite Twins prospect, Aaron Hicks' re-opened window, Alex Meyer's debut as a reliever, Ervin Santana joining the rotation soon, Danny Santana vs. Eduardo Escobar vs. Eduardo Nunez, Deolis Guerra finally getting to the majors, Ron Gardenhire possibly in Philadelphia, the best Twins leadoff men of all time, and the meaning of being a Sexy Beast. You can listen by downloading us from iTunes, Stitcher or find it at GleemanAndTheGeek.com. Or just click the Play button below.


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Twins Minor League Report (6/27): Ten Straight for Fort Myers

Rain impacted more than one contest across the Twins system on Saturday night. The Red Wings and the E-Twins weren't able to take the field as the conditions were unplayable. There was plenty of other action on Saturday evening as the rest of the farm system tried to get the second half of their seasons off to the right start.

Let's take a look down on the pond to find out who did well and who's starting the second half on a good note.

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Twins Minor League Leader Board (through June 26)

All-Star games are over and this means some changes will be coming within the Twins system. Alex Meyer was called-up and he made his MLB debut last night in Milwaukee. There will be other promotions throughout the system as teams start the second half and are looking for a boost.

Here is a look at the updated Twins minor league standings and statistical leaders through Friday, June 26. Feel free to discuss.

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Guys, You Weren't Supposed To Be This Good

What a strange season. I didn't think the Twins would be playing decent baseball as the calendar switched to July. I didn't think that Byron Buxton would be up, after his essentially lost 2014 season. I didn't think Trevor May would be (as of late) the team's most dominant starting pitcher. And I sure didn't think this proverbial ragtag bunch of misfits would -- if the season ended today -- be a wild card contending team.

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Twins Minor League Report (6/26): Early Leads Evaporate

Brian Dozier put the Minnesota Twins out front 1-0 immediately in the series opener with their cross-state rival Milwaukee Brewers, leading off the game with his fifteenth home run of the season. It was the eleventh time in his career he has led off a game in such fashion.

Four of their six minor league teams also jumped out to leads after the first inning, but what happened next for the parent club after Dozier’s home run was repeated throughout the MLB action on the night.

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Buxton's Greatest Strength Is His Greatest Weakness

During his brief time in a big-league uniform, Byron Buxton has shown all the things that turned him into the nation's most heralded prospect. He has tracked down tough fly balls, unleashed rocket throws, and motored around the bases like Sonic the Hedgehog – legs a blur, arms askew.

The intensity and speed that define Buxton's game make him an absolute joy to watch. They are also proving to be his biggest downfall.

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Game Thread: Twins@Brewers, 6/26 @ 7:10pm CT

It's time for inter-league play... It's time for the Pitcher to hit as the Twins travel to Milwaukee to take on the Brewers.

Yep... Trevor May is going to hit again. The image of Trevor trying to swing a bat is still burned into my brain and I'm still laughing about it. It's rare when you see a Major League player swing a bat and head for the dugout at the same time.

Oh Well... I hope Trevor pitches great and the Twins can start rolling toward the Royals this weekend.

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Saints & BFF (Baseball, Food, Fireworks) Night

Update: Sorry, we're sold out! And we tried to get more tickets, but the Saints are sold out too! We'll see those lucky people who got tickets on July 3rd. Here again are the details:
  • Cost was just $20.
  • It includes an outfield reserved ticket and a catered picnic starting at 5:30 inside the new Saints Ballpark before the game.
  • Tickets will be available at Will Call.
  • There will also be door prizes, including two front row tickets to a Twins game for one lucky attendee.
  • We are working on also getting guided tours of the ballpark.

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Will Alex Meyer Bolster The Twins Bullpen?

The Minnesota Twins bullpen maintains the worst strikeout rate in baseball but on Thursday afternoon, they made a move to improve that area.

After sending Michael Tonkin down to Rochester after Wednesday’s game, they recalled hard-throwing Alex Meyer to replace him. Meyer, who the team received in the Denard Span trade with Washington as a starting pitching prospect, has rediscovered himself as a reliever in the Red Wings bullpen. Since the move Meyer has worked 17 innings in relief and has limited opponents to a .188 batting average while posting a solid 20-to-6 strikeout-to-walk ratio.