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Twins postseason game times, TV

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:06 PM
Dust off that antenna, folks: the Twins 2020 postseason debut is over the air on ABC (albeit at 1 PM on a Tuesday, pre-empting some soap...
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My thoughts on Tyler Duffey..

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:38 PM
First of all, congratulations to the entire Twins organization, fans and friends for winning the AL Central!This was a tough division in...
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A (pretty accurate) look at the seedings

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:16 PM
Going into the final weekend of the season, the eight-team AL field is nearly set, though no team is locked into its seed. Here's what I...
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Game Thread: Twins vs Reds, 9/27/20, 2:10 CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:41 PM
Today is clinch day for one team in the ALC, and the Twins can make that happen multiple different ways today. The two simplest ways to s...
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Twins developed starting pitching history since Bert

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:57 PM
Using my Cards as an example: The only major miss of the Cards trading young developed starters since trading both Jerry Reuss and Steve...
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Twins Notebook 9/25: Hanging on Against the Redlegs

With just three games to go in the 60-game sprint Minnesota finds themselves in control of their own destiny. Needing to win a single game more than the White Sox to repeat as AL Central champions, they’ll look to knock off a hot Cincinnati Reds club looking to make the Postseason on their own.

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Attempt to Echo Robe Gimmick Backfires; Multiple Twins Injured

Novelty bikini briefs turn into ‘a perfect machine of groin havoc.’

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This Season Is a Culmination of the Front Office's Successes

With just one weekend left in the 2020 regular season, the Minnesota Twins are right where they want to be. They're 13 games above .500, on track for the division title, and all but assured home field advantage in the postseason's first round.

It's not by accident. Many of the driving forces in this team's success – and bright outlook – are directly attributable to the front office's masterful execution of a grand plan.

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On Deck: Wild Cards Who Can Fold the Twins' Playoff Run

After last night’s victory over the Tigers, the Twins are in sole possession of first place in the AL Central. Here’s a rundown of five potential wild cards of each playoff team that could derail the Twins on their postseason run.

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Ranking the Twins Postseason Opponents and their Chances

Since the first pitch of Opening Day it was a matter of where the Minnesota Twins would slot into the Postseason, and not much of a question as to whether or not they’d make it. At times it’s been a rocky road, and they may still wind up giving away the AL Central Division. No matter what, they can contend with anyone in October.

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How Have Twins Handled Their Best Mound Opponents?

Let's look into how the Twins have done against aces this season, to see if we can learn more about how they'll perform in the playoffs -- when they'll mostly face the best. I counted eight aces that the Twins have faced, and compared the results for those pitchers vs. the Twins against how they did vs. everybody else.

The upshot: Bring on the postseason.

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Looking Back at Arráez’s First Full Season in the Majors

Luis Arráez surprised many fans when he came up to the majors last year and played at batting title-worthy level. However, many of us decided to tread lightly, as his sample size last year wasn’t great. Now, he’s getting close to accumulating “full season” numbers and we decided to analyze how he’s performed so far.

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MIN 7, DET 6: Jake Cave Rakes, Twins Take Division Lead

Jake Cave had a big night in support of Kenta Maeda as the Twins beat the Tigers 7-6 Wednesday night. The victory combined with another White Sox loss puts the Twins back on top of the American League Central standings.

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4 Questions to Answer in the Final 4 Games

The Twins have four games remaining this season and there are still a few questions we need answered. Who will start game one of the playoffs? Who can be trusted in the bullpen? Who will be the main catcher? Let’s try to find an answer.

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Twins Notebook 9/23: Ace in the Hole

Following last night’s thrilling extra-inning walk off win the Twins will cap off the season series against the Tigers by putting their ace, Kenta Maeda on the bump. The game marks the final AL Central matchup for the Twins, as they sit just a half game behind the White Sox in the division standings.

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Contemplating a Twins Wild Card Series Roster

The Minnesota Twins have clinched a playoff berth. No surprise there. With just four more games to play, we still don’t officially know yet who or where they will play, though I think most have accepted what is most likely. Who will be on the Twins 28-man roster for the first series? Let’s discuss.

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MIN 5, DET 4: Kepler Delivers Walk-Off Hit, Twins Half Game Back in Division

The Tigers continued to give them everything they could handle, but the Twins prevailed on a walk-off hit by Max Kepler. With Cleveland coming back in the bottom of the 10th to beat the White Sox, the Twins are now just a half game back in the division.