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Morin DFAed

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:32 AM
https://www.mlbtrade...gnment-dfa.html   No corresponding move, no trade appears imminent.   *scratches head*  
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Article: Twins Game Recap (7/19): Twins Have No Answer To...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:32 AM
The Twins took the lead early, couldn’t hold on to it and were shut out by Oakland pitchers for six straight innings, losing 5-3 at the e...
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Adalberto Mejia DFAd

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:27 AM
To make room on the active roster for Jake Odorizzi, the Twins have DFAd LHP Adalberto Mejia.    It will be interesting to see...
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Twins 2019 Defensive Metrics

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:32 AM
SABR's mid-season defensive stats are out, and some Twins are looking really good in them.   Byron Buxton leads all American Leaguer...
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Article: Twins Minor League Report (7/19): Jaylin Davis H...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 08:32 AM
Jaylin Davis is as close to being automatic as you can get right now. He slugged his 13th home run in what was just his 31st game with Ro...
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Twins Game Recap (7/19): Twins Have No Answer To A’s pitching

The Twins took the lead early, couldn’t hold on to it and were shut out by Oakland pitchers for six straight innings, losing 5-3 at the end. Jake Odorizzi wasn't as sharp as he’s usually been and Ryne Harper suffered a rare loss, only his second of the year. With the Cleveland win against Kansas City, the Twins lead in the AL Central now drops to three games.

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Twins Minor League Report (7/19): Jaylin Davis Homers Again, Royce Lewis Has 3-Hit Night

Jaylin Davis is as close to being automatic as you can get right now. He slugged his 13th home run in what was just his 31st game with Rochester tonight. Royce Lewis also had a nice night, going 3-for-5 to help to lead Fort Myers to a win. Come see what else happened across the system Friday.

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Why the Twins Should Trade for All-Star Mike Minor

Down in Dallas, Texas, the Rangers have quietly put together a much better season than many might have expected. According to Oddsshark, the Rangers preseason over/under win total sat at just 71 wins. However, we are nearly 100 games into the season and the Rangers are holding water, slightly above .500. While their offense, which ranks seventh in runs scored, has played a big part in that, they have also received contributions from their starting rotation. Former Minnesota Twin Lance Lynn has gotten some press lately for his success so far this year, but one guy who hasn’t been getting much attention is lefty Mike Minor. Despite their success, their GM, Jon Daniels, recently came out and said their approach won’t be swayed much by the standings, which would suggest that Minor should be available on the trade market before the July 31st trade deadline.

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Let's Make A Deal, Part II: Payroll

As the Twins navigate a rough stretch while privately considering how to upgrade the team in advance of the trade deadline, we fans continue to publically look at all the options. Bullpen help? Give me a couple. Upgrade in the rotation? We’ll take that too.

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Cleveland Starts 3-Game Series Against Team of Only Babies

Soft schedule gets softer for the AL Central’s defending champs.

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Twins Game Recap (7/18): Rosario Ignites Late-Inning Comeback

Eddie Rosario redeems himself after yesterday’s error with a go-ahead pinch-hit three-run homer in the seventh and Mitch Carver and C.J. Cron add big insurance runs. Gibson helps Twins pick up their second win against Mike Fiers and Taylor Rogers saves the comeback. The Twins continue to be sloppy and it needs to be fixed.

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Twins Minor League Report (7/18): Dobnak Dominant, Balazovic Bumpy

With the trade deadline looming, some of the team’s top prospects must wonder if they will have a new address in the next two weeks. No matter the organization, each player is still trying to reach their ultimate goal of being a big leaguer. Few players can say they have reached this goal and it won’t matter what team name is on the front of the jersey when they step on the field for the first time.

Did any players get closer to their ultimate goal on Thursday? Read on to find out.

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Building a Perfect Twins Trade Deadline

Over the next couple of weeks, Twins fans are going to be checking their phones and waiting for a notification. Did the club acquire a front-line starting pitcher? Could a bullpen arm or two be on the way to the Twin Cities? Even with one of baseball’s best records, Minnesota’s roster has some holes. When you look at your phone on July 31, what would be the perfect trade deadline scenario?

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Where’s the Truth in These Twins?

Right now, the Minnesota Twins are in their most trying stretch of the 2019 Major League Baseball season. After rushing out to a massive AL Central Division lead, and hitting dingers at a breakneck pace, and warming the hearts of Twins Territory things have begun to hit the skids. During this slide there’s been a lot made about what and where the problems lie. Some of the explanations are logical and fact based, others are more of a shot in the dark. Let’s look and try to find something substantial to latch onto.

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Twins Trade Rumor Recap: Teams Pondering Selling

The rumor mill has been pretty dry lately, so Bob Nightengale’s recent story with trade talk rumors was a tall glass of water. The revelations in the story are related to the lack of news: it turns out there are a number of teams that are still trying to decide if they are selling or buying. Or perhaps whether they can get away with selling when their fans want them to be buying.

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Series Preview: For Whom The Schedule Tolls

The first three-game losing streak of the Twins’ season sets them up for a four-game series against one of the hottest teams in baseball; the Oakland Athletics. The Twins have played some uninspiring ball recently and as the Indians continue to win, the Twins will need to put something together sooner rather than later if they want to continue to hold onto the division crown.

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Arraez Is What Minnesota Has Craved

Last September a robust 26-year-old rookie played in 29 games for the Minnesota Twins and posted an .887 OPS. He did so while looking the part of a turtle and embracing the fact that chubby people can run. The legend of Willians Astudillo was born. Heading into 2019 this blogger preached caution and suggested that the sample size and underlying numbers provided reasons for pause. This isn’t about being right, but instead acknowledging that the Twins have the player fans have always wanted anyway.