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Severino shut down with forearm soreness

Other Baseball Today, 07:03 AM
According to mlb.com, Severino is being shut down and his opening day status is in question. That means NY may begin the season without b...
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Exhibition Game Thread: Twins vs Gophers (2/21)

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:03 AM
I know, it's a day early... and maybe someone else is already assigned to the game thread... But Do Hyoung Park just posted the lineup fo...
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Astros Being Investigated for Using Tech to Steal Pitchin...

Other Baseball Today, 06:35 AM
I can no longer say I want the Twins to emulate the Astros. Bush league maneuver to use cameras in order to steal signs.
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Minor Leaguers to get a Raise

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 10:54 PM
https://apnews.com/1...a2641244e0c00fd     Players at rookie and short-season levels will see their minimum weekly pay raised...
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KARE11: Andrea Hayden first female strength and condition...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:51 PM
https://www.kare11.c...93-ff73491ad7e6   Andrew Hayden was hired this year as the assistant strength and conditioning coach for the...
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Latest News


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Eddie Guardado: One Proud Papa

As I’m writing this, it's a Wednesday night which means I am watching an all-new episode of the Party of Five reboot on Freeform. At Twins Fest last month, I had a chance to sit down and chat with Twins Hall of Famer Eddie Guardado on a couple of occasions and talk about a number of topics including his family, Party of Five, and also The Eddie Guardado Foundation.

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Three Ways that the 2020 Minnesota Twins are Embodying a Process Over Results Mindset

From implementing a nap room to providing players with extra off-days, the Minnesota Twins under the Falvine and Baldelli regime have shown time and time again how much they value process over results. This spring training, the Twins are already showing that 2020 will feature that same mindset.

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Berrios In Line for a 2020 Cy?

The Minnesota Twins have had just four Cy Young Award winners in their history, and the last came behind the arm of Johan Santana in 2006. Jose Berrios has looked the part of a potential candidate for a couple of years now, and suggested as a dark horse again in 2020, he’s on the cusp of making it a reality.

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The Twins' Missing Piece

As we sit and wait until the first spring training games officially begin, it has become clear that the Kenta Maeda trade will be the cherry on top of the offseason for the Twins. Despite a somewhat slow start, the Twins ended up with a bevy of starting pitchers, Josh Donaldson, and the aforementioned Maeda among other acquisitions in their attempt to recreate the magic of the 2019 team. Yet, it feels like there is a piece still missing.

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Dear MLB: Blow the Schedule Up

A little over a week ago, Joel Sherman introduced a potential playoff expansion idea that commissioner Manfred may allegedly be considering. Our Matthew Lenz covered it here.

That led me to do some thinking: What if the whole schedule and playoff system was completely destroyed and we started over from scratch?

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Twins Daily 2020 Top Prospects: Recap

We've spent the past couple weeks profiling our picks for the Top 20 (and beyond) prospects in the Minnesota Twins organization. Now, as spring training gets underway in earnest, these exciting young talents will bring the team's minor-league complex to life.

Let's step back and take stock of the Twins' system as it stands entering the 2020 season.

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How José Berríos Can Ride His Changeup Past His Projections

José Berríos became a full-fledged four-pitch pitcher in 2019. That makes him more well-rounded, and it might allow him to be better than even advanced models forecast him to be.

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The Twins Are Going to Be Great, and They Know It

The Minnesota Twins are entering 2020 with higher expectations than this team has experienced in years. Some teams might back away from these expectations, but this team is hungry to win. Players and coaches are not afraid of the challenge ahead of them. They are embracing it.

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Four Ways the Twins Could Avoid a Jose Berrios Second Half Slump

Jose Berrios has been a first-round draft pick, a two-time All-Star and a leader for the Twins pitching staff. However, his Achilles heel seems to be his second half performance as his ERA is more than a full run higher from the first half to the second half. Entering his age-26 season, here are four things the Twins could attempt to improve his second-half performance.

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Fascinating Facts About 5 New Twins Players

After a busy and fruitful offseason, the Twins will have several new faces entering the fold in 2020. As they get to know their new teammates in Fort Myers, let's get to know a little more about them.

Read on to learn five revealing facts about newly acquired players, each of which tells a bigger story.

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3 Nominations for the 2021 Twins Hall of Fame Class

With the news that former Twins great Justin Morneau will be the lone member of the 2020 Twins Hall of Fame class, this piece will look at three other candidates for 2021. Being that it’s just a matter of time, this piece will not look at Joe Mauer, but will look for other less obvious candidates.

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Ranking Prospects: Proximity Versus Upside, Man Against Machine, and What It Means for the Minnesota Twins

One of the difficulties in ranking prospects is considering how much to weigh a younger player’s future based on upside verses proximity to the majors. FanGraphs recently released two top-100 lists, Eric Longenhagen’s, which is a more traditional scouting-based list, and Dan Szymborski’s, based on ZiPS projections, which puts more emphasis on performance.