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Article: Twins Owe it to Themselves to Look at Existing T...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:40 PM
It’s been a much more enjoyable homestand for the Twins heading into the All-Star break. A 9-2 record against the inept Royals and Oriole...
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Article: First Half Review: Injuries And Frustration

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:39 PM
To say that the Twins pre-All Star Game performance (or at least results) has been disappointing is probably an understatement. Coming of...
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Article: With Machado Gone, Eduardo Escobar Becomes The B...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:34 PM
The 2018 MLB trade deadline was always going to revolve around one player, and that was Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado. Among...
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Article: Dozier’s Days Numbered, Then What?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:03 PM
Despite sweeping the hapless Baltimore Orioles, and then taking a series from the equally terrible Kansas City Royals, the Minnesota Twin...
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Bryce Harper and Manny Machado

Other Baseball Today, 07:17 PM
Harper is on pace for 1 bWAR this year. (WAR doesn't like his defense). Going into the season, he and Machado were going to be the darlin...
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Winner Announced Of Jose Berrios Autographed Baseball!

We have a winner! Congratulations to Kyle De Jong, our winner of the Jose Berrios autographed baseball! Kyle took advantage of the chance to invite friends, and when his friend Tyler Winthein entered, Kyle won extra chances and one of them hit! Kyle, congrats from Fan HQ and Twins Daily and we'll be in touch shortly to get you your baseball.

Thank you everyone for playing, and don't despair - we have an even better giveaway scheduled for next week! Start lining up your friends now!

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Twins Minor League Report (7/18): Larnach Debuts and Top Bats Fly

The Minnesota Twins are still on their All Star Break, but the entire farm system was in action today. 1st round 2018 MLB draft pick Trevor Larnach made his debut for the Elizabethton Twins, while top prospects Royce Lewis and Alex Kirilloff did damage for the Fort Myers Miracle. Stephen Gonsalves turned in a nice outing for the Red Wings, and there was plenty of stat stuffing across the minors.

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Twins Owe it to Themselves to Look at Existing Talent in Second Half

It’s been a much more enjoyable homestand for the Twins heading into the All-Star break. A 9-2 record against the inept Royals and Orioles and the solid Rays have muddied the waters surrounding the Twins inevitable sell-off ever so slightly. It’s still highly unlikely the Twins make significant noise in the second half, mostly because their margin for error is now so small. Barring a herculean effort in head-to-head games against Cleveland, Twins fans won’t be looking back on 2018 with the same sepia toned glasses of 2017.

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With Machado Gone, Eduardo Escobar Becomes The Best Shortstop Available

The 2018 MLB trade deadline was always going to revolve around one player, and that was Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado. Among the list of players who are expected to be available at the deadline, none of them come anywhere close to matching the stardom that Machado has.

However, at the end of the day there is only one Manny Machado and he can only play for one team. So, that means there is now a handful of teams who must now look elsewhere to fill the hole in their roster they were looking for Machado to fill as they make a playoff push.

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Twins Daily Roundtable: Floundered

Twins Daily Roundtable is a weekly series. As part of this series, a question will be posed to the site’s writers and they will respond in 200 words or less (Some writers don’t like to stick to this limit). This will give readers an opportunity to see multiple points of view and then add their own point of view in the comments section.

One year ago the Twins sailed into the All-Star break with two players, Miguel Sano and Ervin Santana, representing the club at the Mid-Summer Classic. Neither of those players and a long list of others haven’t lived up to expectations in the first half. It’s been a roster full of flounders.

This week’s roundtable discussion question is: “Which Twins player has most underperformed in the first half?”

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First Half Review: Injuries And Frustration

To say that the Twins pre-All Star Game performance (or at least results) has been disappointing is probably an understatement. Coming off of an 85-win season and the team’s first playoff game since 2010. With so many young players making such a big contribution over the final two months of 2017, hopes and expectations were high that the Twins offense could be a top offense in the league in 2018. Instead, the team has really struggled, scoring significantly fewer runs than they did in the first half last year. Let’s take a look at what has happened and see if there is hope for the second half.

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Twins Minor League Report (7/17): Barnes and Kirilloff Lead Miracle to Win

With only three Minnesota Twins minor league affiliates in action on Tuesday, this is going to be a relatively quiet report. There’s good news in that, however, as it is also quiet because the pitching staffs of two them delivered shutout efforts, including an excellent game from one of their top picks in the 2017 draft. Alex Kirilloff also came back from his Futures Game appearance and had a multi-extra-base-hit effort as he continues to adjust to the Florida State League.

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Twins Minor League Report (7/16): Doubleheader Triple Singles For Davis

While Major League Baseball took a day off for the Home Run Derby, the minor leagues were in full force. All six affiliates were in action on Monday, and there were several transactions for you too. Tyler Jay made a start. Jaylin Davis had a day. LaMonte Wade reached base a lot. Tanner English had a big offensive day as well. On Tuesday, several affiliate have an off-day, allowing the players the night off to watch the game that they all likely have dreamed of playing in someday.

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2018 Minnesota Twins Midseason Top Prospect List: Recap

The true tragedy of the 2018 season?

How it's tarnishing the hopes of so many Minnesota Twins fans who've earnestly bought into the vision of this rebuild, framed around Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano as superstar cornerstones.

Watching these heralded can't-miss prospects flounder as they enter what should be their primes – dragging the franchise along with them – can be dispiriting, I know. But please, don't let it jade you on the merits of young talent. Plenty more is on the way, and things do not always go so awry.

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Twins Prospect Pulse: Promotions and Short-Season Leagues

Welcome to another edition of the Twins Prospect Pulse. Over the past month we’ve seen several big promotions (Alex Kirilloff, Brusdar Graterol, Royce Lewis) and the short-season leagues have all gotten underway, which means we’re starting to see some of the 2018 draftees for the first time. Here's how each affiliate is performing, a rundown of the Twins Daily top 20 prospects and another 10 names of note.

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Trey Cabbage: Kernels' Road Warrior

Trey Cabbage says he absolutely does not hate Cedar Rapids.

He may be hitting like he hates his team’s home town, but he insists that doesn’t mean he hates the city.

Recently, Steve Buhr caught up with an intriguing prospect on the Cedar Rapids Kernels roster, Trey Cabbage.

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Gleeman & The Geek, Ep 378: Putting The First Half To Bed

With John Bonnes in San Diego, Parker Hageman joins Aaron Gleeman to discuss the final week of a rough first half, Kyle Gibson's slider-based turnaround, Brian Dozier getting back on track, the enigma of Max Kepler, trade deadline candidates, Logan Morrison and Addison Reed going on the disabled list, and how much longer the Twins can stick with Matt Belisle.

You can listen by downloading us from iTunes, Stitcher, iHeartRadio or find it at GleemanAndTheGeek.com. Or just click this link.