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Haley Outrighted, Sent Back to Boston

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:30 PM
Justin Haley has spent most of this season on the Disabled List as the team's Rule 5 pick. However, his 30-day DL stint comes to an end o...
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Article: Game Thread: Twins @ Dodgers, 7/24@9:10pm CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:30 PM
The Dodgers have the best record in baseball and we’ve been looking at these games on the schedule assuming that it has already been deci...
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Article: BREAKING: Twins Acquire Garcia From Braves

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:30 PM
The Minnesota Twins finally got their man.After being on the precipice of a deal with the Atlanta Braves for left-handed starter Jaime Ga...
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Statcast scouting: A look at top trade targets

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:29 PM
http://m.mlb.com/new...ade-candidates/   Likes:   Britton Gray Watson Verlander Reed Darvish Wilson Bruce     Dislike...
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Royals Acquire Cahill, Two Relievers

Other Baseball Today, 05:21 PM
WIthin an hour of the Twins announcing the acquisition of Jaime Garcia, the Royals announced that they have added three pitchers to their...
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BREAKING: Twins Acquire Garcia From Braves

The Minnesota Twins finally got their man.

After being on the precipice of a deal with the Atlanta Braves for left-handed starter Jaime Garcia last week, only to have the deal fall apart based on the medical reports of Twins prospect Nick Burdi, the two sides have agreed on a trade: In exchange for hard-throwing prospect Huascar Ynoa the Twins will receive Garcia as well as catcher Anthony Recker.

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Thank You Giveaway: '87 Batting Stance T-Shirt from Pick and Shovel

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Day 1, Monday 8/24 - Since we just finished celebrating the ‘87 team, let’s give away one of Pick and Shovel’s ‘87 Batting Stance t-shirts. Just sign up here. Pick and Shovel is organic to Minnesota, designed in the North, made in Minneapolis and inspired by the Northland. You can find all their great designs at PickAndShovelWear.com.

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Deadline Primer: The National League Central

Last week, Seth took a look at the trade landscape in the National League West, calling out some players from the Padres and Giants who could interest Minnesota's front office.

Today, we turn our attention to the NL Central.

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Game Thread: Twins @ Dodgers, 7/24@9:10pm CT

The Dodgers have the best record in baseball and we’ve been looking at these games on the schedule assuming that it has already been decided.

The Twins expense sheet could be a little lighter if they just stayed home and saved on the travel costs. If they forfeit the games, our players could rest for 4 days and start fresh in Oakland on Friday.

The A’s won’t know what hit them.

Paper Logic for Paper Baseball in a Paper World.

Here are some things to think about:

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Twins Minor League Report (7/23): Slegers Continues Strong Streak

On Sunday, Aaron Slegers continued a very impressive streak of starts. He was helped by his catcher, Mitch Garver behind the plate and with his bat. The Lookouts got a short start but the bullpen kept them in the game. It was a crazy game for the Miracle that three members of their team didn’t see the completion of. Cedar Rapids got a great start and some big offensive performances. It was a back-and-forth game for the E-Twins that got off to a quick start.

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Gleeman & The Geek, Ep 324: The Trade That Wasn't

Aaron and guest co-host Parker Hageman talk about the Jaime Garcia trade that wasn't, Byron Buxton's return and what it means for Zack Granite, Glen Perkins working his way back, the pros and cons of Bartolo Colon, Jorge Polanco's shrinking role, Brent Rooker's quick promotion, and hitting the ball 600 feet. You can listen by downloading us from iTunes, Stitcher or find it at GleemanAndTheGeek.com. Or just click this link.

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DET 9, MIN 6: Twins Drop to Third in Division, 2.5 Games Back

With an ugly loss to Detroit Sunday, the Twins dropped to third place in the AL Central, and they’re now 2.5 games out of first place. The team had its opportunities to win this ballgame, but just couldn’t put together a sustained rally. The bullpen giving up seven runs didn’t help, either.

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Catching Curiosities

Twins pitchers have been much more successful this season when Jason Castro has been behind the plate. Are there stats we can point to that prove he’s a far superior game caller/pitcher whisperer than Chris Gimenez? Or are there too many variables that cloud the numbers?

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Twins 6, Tigers 5: Twins Hold Off Tigers

Kyle Gibson had his longest outing of the season and everybody in the lineup recorded a hit, as the Twins celebrated a victory on the night they honored the 1987 World Series championship team. The Twins built a 6-0 lead and it appeared they’d coast to victory, but things got way too interesting in the final two innings.

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Twins Minor League Report (7/22): Perkins Returns, Hurlbut Rolls

Injuries can be devastating to the careers of players. Some of the best players in baseball history have seen their careers cut short because of surgeries and the injuries that caused them to go under the knife. It seems rare for players to be able to avoid the injury bug for their entire career. However, it can be a momentous occasion when a player is finally able to return to the game they love.

Glen Perkins hadn't pitched in a baseball game in almost 13 months. On Saturday, he was able to step back on the mound in a rookie league game and feel like he was getting closer to his goal. He still might be a way off from regaining his All-Star form but it was a step in the right direction.

Read on to see how he fared in his return to the mound...

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No Garcia Trade: Braves Balk At Twins’ Prospect’s Health

The reason Jaime Garcia pitched a gem in an Atlanta Braves uniform last night -- adding a grand slam at the plate for good measure -- rather than making travel arrangements to Minnesota appears to be because the Braves had concerns regarding the prospect the Twins made available in the trade talks.

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Tigers 6, Twins 3: Bad Santana

Ervin Santana lasted just 3.1 innings, and it took him 95 pitches to get that far into the ballgame. The Twins couldn’t dig themselves out of the hole, but the loss didn’t cloud an exciting night at Target Field in which Tom Kelly’s statue was unveiled and the 1987 reunion weekend kicked off.