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Game Thread: Twins @ Mariners, 5/26 @ 9:10 PM CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:30 PM
I am getting this game thread up early because I am helping family members move tomorrow. Sadly this means I will not be able to watch th...
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Article: Ready To Move Up

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 09:40 PM
As Memorial Day approaches, it’s noteworthy the the first halves of the Kernels, Miracle and Lookouts seasons are coming to an end. Soon,...
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Article: 2018 MLB Draft Top 50 Prospects: 11-20

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 09:40 PM
We continue our countdown of the Top 50 Prospects in the 2018 MLB Draft by looking at the players ranked 11-20. During the last countdown...
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Time to shuffle the deck

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:06 PM
This could be a very bad week. I'd like to see them shuffle the roster/batting order and bullpen.   Release Grossman. DFA Kinley and...
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Interesting article about Buxton

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:06 PM
I enjoyed the article linked below about Buxton. As you can see, the Twins and lots of other folks seem to think that he could be a hall...
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Twins Minor League Report (5/26): Lookouts Turn Triple Play in Wild Victory

The Chattanooga-Montgomery game had 21 runs on 27 hits, three errors, six wild pitches, a pickoff, a balk, six hit batsmen and a triple play started by Lookouts catcher Brian Navarreto. Oh, and Brent Rooker was a triple shy of the cycle.

Check out what else happened around the Twins’ minor league system Saturday.

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2018 MLB Draft Top 50 Prospects: 11-20

We continue our countdown of the Top 50 Prospects in the 2018 MLB Draft by looking at the players ranked 11-20. During the last countdown we started seeing some more high school pitchers appearing and that trend will continue during this countdown. There are also a couple more college arms revealed in this list, which means that the Twins should have their pick of pitchers at pick number 20 if that is the route that they choose to go.

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SEA 2, MIN 1: Paxton Outduels Romero

Fernando Romero was excellent once again, but he was dealt his first loss in five starts because the Mariners took advantage of their opportunities. Oh, and having James Paxton on the mound didn’t hurt, either. Max Kepler had a great game, but Paxton and the rest of the M’s staff held the lineup in check.

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Twins Minor League Report (5/25): Vargas Powers Wings

CEDAR RAPIDS - This report comes to you directly from Cedar Rapids where I will be the next few days. Tomorrow will be a busy day with some interviews and a double header, but it will be a fun day. On this night, Kennys Vargas and newcomer Chris Carter provided some power for the Red Wings. Chattanooga got a strong start, and so did the Kernels. There was a near cycle in Cedar Rapids too.

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Why Isn't Mitch Garver Playing More?

Jason Castro recently became the latest in a series of injuries and suspension which have contributed to a pedestrian start to the 2018 season for the Minnesota Twins. Castro was struggling offensively, his slow start already stimulating debate around how much playing time Mitch Garver should have.

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Ready To Move Up

As Memorial Day approaches, it’s noteworthy the the first halves of the Kernels, Miracle and Lookouts seasons are coming to an end. Soon, we’ll hear which players are going to play in the All Star game. Often, that milestone also means that it is promotion time for some of the prospects. Today, I’ll mention six Twins minor leaguers that I think are ready for the next level.

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Game Thread: Twins @ Mariners, 5/25 @ 9:10pm CT

The Twins kick off a 3-game series in Seattle tonight and I’m going to be serious for once in my life.

I’d like everyone’s attention as I ask for assistance and cooperation from all in order to achieve an objective together.

The Objective: Game threads will be a sanctuary from unmistakable hard-nosed negativity.

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Twins Minor League Report (5/24): Brent Rooker Jacks Two Dingers

Brent Rooker hit two homers for Chattanooga, Nick Gordon cracked a couple of doubles for Rochester and neither Stephen Gonsalves nor Blayne Enlow gave up an earned run in their starts. Keep reading for more information on the night that was across the minor league system

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Bartolo, the Twins, and a Guy Named Phil

The year was 1973 and the Dominican Public had already become a breeding ground for baseball players. With the country producing multiple success stories, yet another chapter being written was hardly a far-fetched idea. Fast forward to May 24, 2018 however, and baseball fans have been blessed with 45 years of Bartolo Colon.

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Did Minnesota Just Summon the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come?

In the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three ghosts.

The last of these phantoms, the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, is most fearsome of all. Why? Because it represents what the future holds for Scrooge if he does not change his ways.

Scrooge awakens from this haunting experience a new man, steered back toward a righteous path by the vision of a dire future.

I'm not saying the Twins traded for Chris Carter to make a similar impression on Miguel Sano.

I'm only saying it'd make a lot of sense.

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Twins Minor League Report (5/23): Debuts and Longballs

Lots of action took place on the farm today. Miguel Sano homered for the second straight day during his rehab assignment and Ervin Santana began to work his way back up to the Twins. Specifically among minor leaguers though, Nick Gordon debuted at Triple-A, and Jacob Pearson made his stamp on the Twins organization. There's a lot to dive into here, so let's get started.

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Will Kernels Offense Suffer As Prospects Move Up?

When this season was in its infancy, I had a lot of high expectations for the 2018 Cedar Rapids Kernels. I was not alone, of course, since the Kernels’ Opening Day roster was filled with big-bonus position players, highlighted by 2017’s first-overall draft pick, Royce Lewis, and the Twins’ 2016 first-round pick, Alex Kirilloff.