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Minor Leaguers to get a Raise

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 05:01 PM
https://apnews.com/1...a2641244e0c00fd     Players at rookie and short-season levels will see their minimum weekly pay raised...
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Game Thread Red Sox vs. Twins 2/24 12:05 CDT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:59 PM
Another fun matchup today. Maeda starts, Rosario, Cruz, and Arraez play, and we get to see Royce Lewis and Gilberto Celestino!
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Keith Law's top 100 prospects

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 03:26 PM
Only 3 Twins' players:   9. Alex Kirilloff OF 31. Royce Lewis, SS/OF 69. Jordan Balazovic, RHP   Graterol is not included eithe...
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Astros, Bauer, Pohlad's, Twins, Future of MLB

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:30 PM
BIG title right? But I think MLB is sitting at a unique precipice right now, and we, as baseball fans, should be concerned about everythi...
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Astros Being Investigated for Using Tech to Steal Pitchin...

Other Baseball Today, 04:41 PM
I can no longer say I want the Twins to emulate the Astros. Bush league maneuver to use cameras in order to steal signs.
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Are the Minnesota Twins the Best Team in the American League?

In my 15 years following baseball as an adult, I can distinctly recall plenty of occasions where the Twins reported to spring training as clear division favorites. But never, to my recollection, have they been viewed through any objective lens as the class of the entire American League.

As spring training gets underway here in 2020 and fellow contenders for the distinction face myriad issues and distractions, the Twins might very well deserve a billing as the team to beat.

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Leading Off Podcast, Ep 29: We Have Baseball!

Matt and Cooper of Twins Daily discuss actual, real Spring Training games. They also give some spicy predictions, and answer some of the strangest fan questions the world has ever seen.

LINK: https://open.spotify.com/episode/7wj8JgZguHH4H3EXbDMMn3

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3 Takeaways from the Minnesota Twins' First Weekend of Spring Training

The Minnesota Twins finished their first weekend of spring training. While we need to be careful forming opinions from three spring training games, there were a few things we learned from the first weekend of Twins baseball in Fort Myers.

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Gleeman & The Geek, Ep 467: This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us

Aaron and John talk about the Twins' least-replaceable players, Jose Berrios' spring debut, DMV trips, Fernando Romero's visa problems, analytics flowing freely, Josh Donaldson's over/under, and KFAN returns. You can listen by downloading us from iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeartRadio or find it at GleemanAndTheGeek.com. Or just click this link.

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Twins 5, Blue Jays 5: Donaldson Debuts, Berrios Shines

FORT MYERS - Baseball is back, baby. Ok, it was back two days ago when the Twins faced the Gophers, but that was kind of a buzzkill. And it was back yesterday, but it was a road game two hours away, and not even the players wanted to travel that far. But today it was at – as the Hammond Stadium announcer belted out – “the southern tip of Twins Territory.” It was a home game, in Fort Myers, and the crowded concourses a full hour before first pitch validates the urge you feel right now: to hear everything about it.

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Byron Buxton Still Has Time to Be the Next Kirby Puckett

Even Byron Buxton would likely admit the beginning of his big-league career has come with some frustration. He debuted at age 21 and has played parts of the last five years in the Twins line-up. Injuries and an inconsistent offensive approach have only heightened fans' frustration with the former first-round pick. Lucky for Twins fans, Buxton can still follow in the footsteps of one of the greatest players in team history.

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Mitch Garver Can Prove a Lot of People Wrong

This week, national media showed Mitch Garver some love. Despite some projections indicating that the Twins catcher is bound to disappoint us this year, Mike Petriello, from MLB.com, wrote this fine piece going the other way. But even in such a positive article, there were still some question marks about what he can really bring to the table in 2020. Are they right to be suspicious?

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2020 Twins Breakout Candidate: Sean Poppen

The Twins have a fairly veteran, proven roster as they head into the 2020 season. However, most seasons someone comes up during the season and unexpectedly contributes important at-bats or innings to the Twins. There’s no doubt that player was Luis Arraez in 2019. So who will be the choice in 2020?

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Twins Hope Less Workout Stress Translates to Late-Season Success for Jose Berrios

There are only a few certainties in the world: death, taxes, and the Minnesota Twins’ need for Jose Berrios to be pitching at optimal performance come playoff time if they want to compete for the 2020 World Series title.

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Top 10 Candidates for 2020 Sire of Fort Myers

‘Tis time. The Minnesota Twins opened their spring training schedule, which means we must begin the search for a new Sire. Ryne Harper and Ryan LaMarre represented the crown admirably, both doing the unthinkable and cracking the Opening Day roster. Can a 2020 contender do the same? Hear ye, hear ye …

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Sunday's Lineup May Give Us Hints

FORT MYERS - Sunday afternoon’s game is the Twins’ Grapefruit League home opener and is also televised on Fox Sports North. Under managers Ron Gardenhire and Paul Molitor, that often meant a starting lineup loaded with Twins regulars for at least a couple of at-bats. That also gives the manager his first chance to start experimenting with a potential batting order. Will the same be true for Twins manager Rocco Baldelli?

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Twins Defeat Gophers In Frigid Affair

FORT MYERS - It seemed like such a great idea. Then came the first pitch.

The Twins opened their 2020 preseason last night by defeating the Gophers 16-0 in a shortened seven-inning game. The idea around the event was exciting, and led to several fun developments. But the weather, conflicting schedules and the reality of the competition made the event land with a thud.