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Article: Twins Select RHP Tyler Kinley In Rule 5 Draft (L...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 06:58 AM
See updates below...The Twins lost two players in the Major League portion of the Rule 5 draft and added a right-handed pitcher. In the m...
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Article: Nightly Wrap: Vargas Out & Twins Make A Trade

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:56 AM
FT. MYERS – In his latest update from Twins spring training, Nick breaks down Minnesota's trade for a Yankees outfielder, as well as the...
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Article: Twins DFA Kennys Vargas, Acquire OF Cave From Ya...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:58 AM
FT. MYERS – It was only a matter of time until the Minnesota Twins moved on from Kennys Vargas, whose redundancy following the Logan Morr...
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Minor Leaguers and Minimum Wage

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 05:22 AM
https://www.twinciti...ens-operations/   We've had a lot of discussion about how the minor leaguers often do not earn a livable wage...
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NEW PODCAST: Locked on Twins

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:03 PM
Hey guys! I've started a new (daily!) podcast called "Locked on Twins" in addition to the crapload of other Twins stuff I'm doing.  ...
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Twins DFA Kennys Vargas, Acquire OF Cave From Yankees

FT. MYERS – It was only a matter of time until the Minnesota Twins moved on from Kennys Vargas, whose redundancy following the Logan Morrison acquisition combined with a lack of remaining options essentially punched his ticket off the 40-man roster.

So it was no surprise to see the Twins announce on Friday they'd designated the slugger for assignment. It was, however, a bit surprising that the move made room for a newly acquired player: 25-year-old outfielder Jake Cave, who comes over from the Yankees organization.


Nightly Wrap: Vargas Out & Twins Make A Trade

FT. MYERS – In his latest update from Twins spring training, Nick breaks down Minnesota's trade for a Yankees outfielder, as well as the resulting Kennys Vargas DFA. Plus, notes on Jorge Polanco's defensive struggles, Jose Berrios' fourth spring start, Miguel Sano's knee injury and more. Listen here!


Twins 2018 Position Analysis: Left Field

One of the most pleasant surprises for the 2017 Minnesota Twins literally came out of left field.

With newfound discipline at the plate, Eddie Rosario turned the corner and went from frustrating underachiever to fearsome slugger.

But with Rosario slowed by injury this spring, the depth behind him could quickly come into play.


Nightly Wrap: Opening Day Starter, Gibby K & Rosario's Return

FT. MYERS – Who will be the starter on Opening Day for the Twins, now just two weeks away? What did Kyle Gibson have to say about his spring up to this point? How did Eddie Rosario look in his return to the lineup? Listen here and find out.


Report From The Fort: Can Confidence Carry Garver To Success?

FT. MYERS – Carl Lewis once said that if you don't have confidence, you'll always find a way not to win.

As the Twins try to finally work Mitch Garver into the fold as a big-league catcher, they can be confident they've at least checked that box in the quest to set him up for success.


A Breakout or Breakthrough for Sano

Much of the talk leading up to the 2018 Major League Baseball season regarding the Minnesota Twins has focused around potential breakout season for players like Byron Buxton, Max Kepler, or even Jorge Polanco. Despite making headlines for some negative reasons this offseason, Miguel Sano may actually be the one deserving of the biggest breakthrough talk. While he’s coming off an All-Star appearance, the numbers suggest we may have not seen anything yet.


Nightly Wrap: Bullpen Battle & Buxton Running Angry

FT. MYERS – Nick reports on the battle for the final bullpen spot, Tyler Duffey's trouble with the change, Byron Buxton's run at history, and a whole lot more. Listen here!


Report From The Fort: Sorting Out The Lone Position Battle

FT. MYERS – There's been no shortage of intrigue at Twins camp, and even a little drama. But if you like to follow position battles during spring training, you've probably found yourself a little disappointed.

Surprises are always possible, but realistically, there is only one spot on the 25-man roster up for grabs. On Wednesday, a prime contender took the hill looking to build his case.


Nightly Wrap: Lynn, Sano And Polanco (Oh My)

FT. MYERS – Nick reports on how the Lance Lynn trade came together, why Paul Molitor's concerns about Miguel Sano are dissipating, what to make of Jorge Polanco's uneven defense at shortstop, and more. Listen here!


Twins Option Five, Provide Clarity To Starting Staffs

On Tuesday morning, the Minnesota Twins brass made its second wave of roster cuts. Five pitchers were optioned, and in doing so, there should now be a lot more clarity in the Twins starting rotation. However, it also starts providing clarity on the Rochester and Chattanooga starting staffs when their seasons get started later this month.


Report From The Fort: Learning About Lance Lynn

FT. MYERS – Tuesday was Lance Lynn Day at Hammond Stadium. The newly signed starter was formally introduced during a morning press conference, and took the hill to make his Twins debut about two hours later.

What did we learn about Minnesota’s latest acquisition during a busy first official day with the club?


Twins 2018 Position Analysis: Shortstop

In 2017, Jorge Polanco became the 11th player in 12 years to make an Opening Day start at shortstop for the Minnesota Twins. So long as he avoids injury for the rest of this month, he'll join Pedro Florimon (2013-14) as the only players to do so in consecutive seasons since Cristian Guzman left town.

However, it is anything but assured that Polanco will be back at the position in 2019 and beyond.