Jump to content

Providing independent coverage of the Minnesota Twins.

The Forums

To trade or not to trade Plouffe this offseason.

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:33 PM
I think legitimate cases could be made for either side of this argument. Plouffe is 12th among qualified MLB 3rd basemen in both OPS and...
Full topic ›

Ryan: Berrios will NOT be called up in September

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:32 PM
Terry Ryan told the Twins beat writers before the game tonight that JO Berrios will make his final Rochester start and then head home....
Full topic ›

Just Curious? Why not Arcia?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:27 PM
Why don't I see Arcia being called up??I mean he is decent was projected to hit 20+ Hrs this year.I just cant believe he isnt one of the...
Full topic ›

Max Kepler - 2015

Adopt A Prospect 2015 Today, 04:16 PM
Max Kepler   DOB: 2/10/1993 in Berlin, Germany- 22 years old Position: Outfield and 1B Height: 6'4 Weight: 205 Bats: Left Throws: Le...
Full topic ›

Article: Twins Minor League Starting Pitcher Of The Month...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 04:04 PM
It’s hard to believe that it’s September already. The full minor league seasons will be complete on Labor Day. Both short-season affiliat...
Full topic ›
Subscribe to Twins Daily Email

Latest News


Pub Crawl Tickets On Sale Today At 8 AM; Supply Limited

Today (Thursday) is the day! At 8 AM CDT, we start selling tickets for the Twins Daily Touch 'Em All Pub Crawl sponsored by Proximo Spirits and when they’re gone, they’re gone. At 8 AM, these links will be live:


Twins Minor League Starting Pitcher Of The Month - August 2015

It’s hard to believe that it’s September already. The full minor league seasons will be complete on Labor Day. Both short-season affiliates are now done with their seasons as well. But before we start thinking too much about the 2015 season, let’s take a look at some of the top performers. Today we start with the starting pitchers. As Terry Ryan told local media on Tuesday night, he saw a lot of great performances in the last week while in Rochester.


Twins Minor League Report (9/2): Hicks!

There was plenty of Twins-related minor league news on Wednesday.

Miguel Sano was named American League Rookie of the Month for the month of August, the first Twin to garner that award since Little Benny Revere in the summer of 2011.

Later in the evening, Terry Ryan announced that Jose Berrios will not be helping the Twins out in the pennant race, instead he’ll head home after the Rochester season and be shut down til next spring. (Yeah, right, The Machine will be working out hard in 10 days, out to prove that he’ll never get tired because he’s, well… a machine.)


Sano Doubting Miguel's Talent

On Tuesday night, with the Twins trailing the White Sox by a run in the seventh inning, Miguel Sano turned on a 3-2 pitch from Nate Jones and launched it into the second deck at Target Field to tie the game. Heavy breathing ensued. The shot ushered in a rally the following inning in which the Twins jumped all over the Sox bullpen and posted three more runs to take the late inning lead and they never looked back.

Sano has been nothing short of amazing since pulling on his Minnesota Twins uniform for the first time. While the power numbers are already mind-blowing, Sano’s ability to make adjustments against baseball’s best pitchers suggests the best is yet to come.


Twins Minor League Report (9/1): The (Going Home) Stretch

It was an eventful day in the Twins system, as you would expect September 1st to be. Lots of moving parts, and still some big games as two teams approach the playoffs and one team isn’t quite ready to give up their playoff hopes. There were some awards named, transactions and the Arizona Fall League rosters were announced. The season came to an end for another Twins affiliate.


Pub Crawl Tickets On Sale Tomorrow!

You know the date and time. You know the places we’ll go. Now lets’ get to the good stuff.

Free Booze
Each of our stops will have free drink samples exclusively for the Touch ‘Em All Pub Crawl participants, made from Proximo Spirits’ high-end offerings such as Three Olives Vodka, Maestro Dobel Tequila, Kraken Rum or Bushmill’s Whiskey. And that’s on top of all the drink specials that they’ll be offering only to Pub Crawl participants.


Twins 8, White Sox 6: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

This game had almost everything a Twins fan would want and a lot they would not. The Twins beat up White Sox ace Chris Sale, blew that lead, tied it up again on Miguel Sano's 176th home run of the year, padded their lead with Piranha-ball - and then damn near blew it again in the ninth inning. Here are three observations about players and events in the game.

The Good
It’s no secret that Eduardo Escobar has been ridiculously hot this last week, and that continued with three hits, two of which were doubles, last night. But “hot” might not do him justice, because “hot” implies his improvement is temporary. He’ll undoubtedly cool down – entering yesterday he had a 1.000 OPS since August 5th – but there are indication that we’re seeing Escobar turn a serious corner.


From Key Cogs To September Call-Ups

Danny Santana and Kennys Vargas were both in Minnesota's Opening Day lineup this year, batting leadoff and fifth. Following impressive rookie campaigns, both were viewed as important young staples for the rebuilding Twins.

Now, nearing the end of tumultuous sophomore seasons, both return from the minors as September call-ups, needing to prove that there's still a place for them in the team's plans.


Twins Send Seven To The Arizona Fall League

On Tuesday afternoon, Major League Baseball announced the Arizona Fall League rosters. The Twins will be represented by seven players in Arizona. It is a good opportunity for the Twins to learn about these guys, and for the players to see how they compare to and learn from other top prospects from other organization. The Twins will play for the Scottsdale Scorpions with players from the Boston, Cleveland, Detroit and San Francisco. Here are the Twins representatives:


Game Thread: Twins v White Sox, 9/1 @ 7:10pm CT

The Twins vs. the White Sox

It's not just an important game for the Twins. It's important for the White Sox as well.

We can all talk about playoff contention for the Twins because it's so obvious just being 1 game back. However... it's not like the White Sox are out of it. The Twins would be silly to focus all that attention on the Rangers and it would be silly to focus on any of the other teams in striking distance. Too many to keep track and too many possibilities. All the Twins can do is focus on themselves.

Win games and keep winning games.

Here are some things to Think About:


St. Paul Saints, The Home Stretch Begins

The Saints second to last regular season homestand at CHS Field in 2015 started Tuesday, August 18th. The Sioux City Explorers came to town for a three game showdown between the league’s top two teams, followed by another three game set against the Sioux Falls Canaries. We saw some great baseball, some wet baseball, and had tons of fun as usual.


That's The Ticket: Meaningful Games

Amidst their organizational swoon in recent years, the Twins have typically set a modest goal at the outset of each season: play meaningful games in September. That shouldn't be all that challenging, especially in the era of four wild-card teams, but it's an accomplishment that has eluded the Twins.