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Zulgad: Is MLB really making return about dollars and cents?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:30 PM
https://www.skornort...lars-and-cents/   The owners have made their proposal to the players. The players association will now have t...
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2020 MINOR LEAGUE SEASON

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 04:03 PM
Baseball America takes a look at what is happening in the minors, a season that would now have been a couple of weeks old.   https:/...
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Virtual Twins Baseball Megathread

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:03 PM
Moving forward this will house every game-thread in the comments below until real baseball hopefully comes back. I should have done this...
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Recent Proposal

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:29 AM
https://theathletic....=freedailyemail   The players have rejected the owners last proposal, the players have proposed a longer seas...
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Too Far From Town: Elizabethton Twins

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 08:04 PM
This seems to be a free article in the Baseball Prospectus series on minor league teams in danger of elimination.   https://www.base...
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Twins in the 2000s: The 2007 Season

In the wake of a thrilling division title run in 2006, a changing of the guard was afoot for the Minnesota Twins. The clock was counting down on veteran leaders in the lineup and rotation – and also, it turns out, on their long-tenured general manager.

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A Brief History of Byrons in Baseball

Byron Buxton has a cool name. He seems like a cool guy. But he’s not the first Byron to play in the big leagues. Today we’ll honor Mr. Buxton by taking a look at the Byrons who came before him.

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MLB Proposal Seeks Bigger Cuts From Premier Players

Today was the biggest day since COVID-19 shut down Major League Baseball way back on March 12. After publicly disseminating information over the course of the past few weeks, owners were presenting a formal proposal to the MLBPA. How it is received will be drawn out over the next few days, but it doesn’t look good for the billionaires.

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What Current Minnesota Twin Would Have Helped Win the 1965 World Series?

The 1965 Minnesota Twins fell just short of taking home the World Series trophy. What current Twin would have pushed that team over the top to take down Sandy Koufax and the Los Angeles Dodgers?

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The Show Must Go On: Treading Water as the Clock Ticks

As our interactive simulated 2020 season marches into late August, the Twins are failing to put a run together, and losing ground in the AL Central race as a result. We've fallen 3 1/2 games behind Cleveland with 34 left to play.

Can we take the division with a late push, or is it time to turn focus toward a wild-card berth?

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Twins in the 2000s: The 2006 Season

Coming off a disappointing season, the 2006 Minnesota Twins looked to get back to their winning ways. They would do just that by notching their third division title in four seasons. It was anything but a typical division-winning season, though.

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Roundtable: Is a World Series Champion in an 82-Game Season a Legitimate One?

The Twins were widely considered one of the top teams in baseball entering the 2020 season. While the Dodgers and Yankees might have been considered better teams, the Twins certainly had a chance at winning their third World Series since the team moved to Minnesota. Obviously, the current season is going to look different with a limited amount of games, new divisions, and an expanded playoff format. So will the 2020 World Series champion be legitimate?

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Taylor Rogers's Slider, Delivery, and Skill Set

Why the Twins' relief ace's famous new pitch was a natural addition for him, and why he's likely both to stay great for a while—but not to get better.

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Twins in the 2000s: The 2005 Season

Aiming for their fourth consecutive division title, the 2005 Twins fell short in a transitional season that saw the lineup endure growing pains (and actual pains). It was a year fraught with frustrations, but one bearing the fruits of a promising future.

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Which Were the Best Twins Teams in History Not to Win a World Series?

The Twins had a lot of great teams over the years and managed to bring home a couple of World Series titles. We all know very well the world champions Twins, but which were the best teams in Minnesota not to win it all? Here I shortlisted five and tried to rank them. We encourage you to tell us your own ranking in the comment section.

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Who Would the Twins Protect in an Expansion Draft?

League expansion talk pops up every now and then in the MLB. Before this season’s difficulties, baseball was thriving. There was likely plenty of room for another team or two, and that may remain a possibility in the future. As proposed by the MLB Trade Rumors article, I wanted to explore who the Twins should protect in an expansion draft if we were looking at one this coming winter.

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2020 MLB Draft Top 50 Prospects: 41-50

The 2020 MLB Draft will be one like we have never seen before. With the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, many adjustments to the normal operations of MLB were made, one of them being to the MLB draft. Instead of the typical 40-round draft, this year’s draft will consist of just five rounds. It will be additionally tricky, given that all of the amateur seasons this spring were either cut short, or never started at all. This makes scouting a little more difficult than usual, but nonetheless will be very important. So, let us take a look at the players that I have ranked in my top 50 for this year’s draft, starting with players ranked 41 through 50.