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Time to shuffle the deck

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:12 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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Article: Game Thread: Twins @ Yankees, 4/23@6:10pm CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:09 PM
It’s big, four-game series that kicks off tonight in the Bronx as the Twins and Yankees go to battle in a series that could really help t...
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5th Starter

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:46 PM
Was it Mejia and not Hughes in town to start today? He was scheduled for Rochester who went with a bullpen game today instead.
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T-Wolves 2018 Postseason Thread

Minnesota Timberwolves Talk Today, 08:27 PM
It has been my great privilege to initiate a thread with this title. Fleeting as it may be.
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Non-Twins in-season news, tidbits and transactions

Other Baseball Today, 09:01 PM
Sorry I didn't wanna start a new thread, but I would like a general baseball thread, not just a forum. I wanted to post, watching MLB, th...
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The Art of Streaking: Analyzing Brian Dozier’s Hitting Streak

Brian Dozier has been on quite the streak to start the season. With a hit on Sunday, Dozier has hit safely in a team record 16 games to start the season. He has the longest active streak in baseball and his streak actually dates back to September 22 last season. What’s been working for Dozier? How has a career .252 hitter compiled the best streak of his career?

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Gleeman & The Geek, Ep 365: Ambushed in Tampa Bay

Aaron and guest co-host Parker Hageman talk about the Twins' ugly series against the Rays, Jose Berrios' dominance, Phil Hughes' debut, Byron Buxton's migraines, bullpen issues, Logan Morrison and Robbie Grossman struggling, silly unwritten rules, and amateur baseball in the upper Midwest. Sponsored by Mack Weldon, Seatgeek, and Bye, Goff, and Rohde. Listen HERE.

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Twins at Yankees Series Preview

The Twins are looking to bounce back after getting swept over the weekend against the Rays. Unfortunately, the Twins now must travel to New York to play a four-game set against the Yankees. The lack of success, to put it mildly, against the Yankees over the years will loom large as the Twins look to take a few games during this series.

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Game Thread: Twins @ Yankees, 4/23@6:10pm CT

It’s big, four-game series that kicks off tonight in the Bronx as the Twins and Yankees go to battle in a series that could really help the Rays.

Everyone is kind of numb in Twins Territory right now after the weekend in Tampa. If you look at it correctly… it can make you kind of proud. Contributing to charity should make you feel good because there are people out there who really need our help. The Rays came into the weekend 5-13 and now they have hope at 8-13.
The Twins can continue to help the needy Rays by knocking the Yankees down a peg.

This is all important to AL East people. We are okay over in the AL Central. Always remember it’s a marathon and not a sprint.

Here are some things to think about:

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Twins Minor League Report (4/22): Romero Strikes Out 10, Buxton Rehabs

Weather has gotten in the way of at least one minor league game every Sunday this season. That trend continued this week with the Lookouts being forced to play a doubleheader on Monday. For those team’s that got on the field, there were some entertaining games throughout the system. Who shined on Sunday? Read on to find out…

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Week in Review: Too Many Missteps

The Minnesota Twins played only five games over the past week, though it felt like they got two in on Wednesday when they outlasted the Indians over 16 innings.

In a week that unfortunately featured a lot more lowlights than highlights, we'll cover both below while also looking ahead to one of the toughest series on the schedule.

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TB 8, MIN 6: Twins Swept on Gomez Walk-off Homer

The Twins were haunted by a couple of their old friends this weekend. Denard Span wore out the Twins all weekend, and Carlos Gomez finished the sweep with a walk-off home run on Sunday afternoon. Phil Hughes made his first start of the season and gave up a two-run homer in the first inning. The Twins kept coming back, but the bullpen kept letting this one slip away. Addison Reed is human after all.

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The Twins Almanac for April 22–29

This week in Twins history includes great games by Geoff Zahn, Kevin Tapani, Jack Kralick, Ken Landreaux, Tim Laudner, Paul Molitor, Greg Myers, Jim Kaat, Camilo Pascual, Harmon Killebrew, Scott Erickson, Mickey Hatcher, Luke Hughes, and Billy Beane. This week's Almanac also includes Minnesotan major leaguers Charley Bender, Lou Galvin, Russ Ford, Fred Bruckbauer, and Hack Spencer.

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Twins Minor League Report (4/21): Lewis Perfect. Affiliates Imperfect.

The Twins bullpen left all of their scoreless appearances in Puerto Rico. One former first-round pick flourishes while another struggled badly. Not a lot of great news to share… except that it hit 60 degrees in the Midwest, so no more games snowed out! (Hopefully.)

Keep reading to find out much more on the night in the Twins minor league system.

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TB 10, MIN 1: Snell Stifles Twins Bats

It was a rough night for the Minnesota Twins, as they were walloped 10-1 by the Tampa Bay Rays. For the better part of seven innings, this game was a pitchers’ dual, but it quickly turned into a route in favor of the Rays.

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Twins Minor League Report (4/20): Bobbleheads And Baseball

Finally! A full night in the Minnesota Twins organization. Not only did the Twins play, but all four of their affiliates played as well. Even the Cedar Rapids Kernels played for the first time in a week. They returned to Veterans Memorial Stadium and the first 1,000 through the gates were given Royce Lewis bobbleheads. If you’re going to Cedar Rapids on Saturday, you will be there for their Star Wars theme night.

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TB 8, MIN 7: Playing The Wrong Notes

Chopin’s Etude Op. 25 No 5 is better known as the “Wrong Note” Etude. Not because it encourages the pianist to play the wrong notes, but rather because the opening segment is riddled with minor chords and notes that are a half step apart. Friday night’s loss to the Rays also featured a lot of wrong notes, one of which was seemingly a half step off. But it was no work of art.