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Article: Twins Minor League Report (8/16): Every Affiliat...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 01:09 PM
Rochester and Chattanooga won laughers, Cedar Rapids split a double-header that included the suspended game from Wednesday night, Fort My...
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If I May

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:09 PM
It was hard not to feel sympathy for Trevor May in the 5th inning Thursday night. Coming in with no outs and the bases loaded was, as Dic...
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Article: What To Do With Logan Forsythe?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:03 PM
On July 31, the Twins traded popular second baseman Brian Dozier to the Los Angeles Dodgers in a deal that had been in the works for roug...
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Article: Prospect Stock Isn’t the Only Driving Force on t...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:17 PM
The Minnesota Twins currently have two of the hottest hitting players in all of minor league baseball within their system. First round pi...
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Article: Getting the Twins Bullpen Right for 2019

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:17 PM
It wasn't so long ago that the Twins were flush with quality righties out of the bullpen. Even though the rest of his team was lagging ar...
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What To Do With Byron Buxton?

On Tuesday, the Minnesota Twins activated Byron Buxton from his fourth separate stint on the disabled list this season. It's been a nightmarish year for the outfielder, but now Minnesota must look ahead.

How should the Twins handle their embattled franchise centerpiece, presently in Triple-A, as the season winds down? It's a thorny issue with no easy answers.


Twins Prospect Pulse: Trade Deadline Brings New Faces

Welcome to another edition of the Twins Prospect Pulse. Over the past month the system got a big boost from additions made around the trade deadline and we’ve seen some of the 2018 draftees already promoted up to full-season leagues. Here’s a rundown of how each affiliate is performing, a quick look at how the Twins Daily top 20 prospects are performing and a look at how some of those new names are doing.


Trevor Hildenberger And Tipping Pitches

Following the trade of Fernando Rodney, the role of closer has been undecided but Trevor Hildenberger seemed as good of a replacement as any for a team that was clearly focused on the future.

There was adequate enough reason to give Hildenberger a chance to convert saves. For starters he had performed well in the first-half of the season, striking out about a batter per inning and allowing just five home runs over 43 appearances. He also had the longest name of any member of the Twins’ bullpen. That had to account for something.

Even before Hildenberger was asked to save games his performance had started to get shaky. Hitters who had once flailed at fading changeups and frisbee sliders were beginning to square them up. The regularity of which his secondary offerings were pasted around the field even incited the Twins to walk out the dreaded t-word: Tipping.


Twins Minor League Report (8/13): Colina, Jax Provide Quality Starts

A week after Royce Lewis faced Casey Mize in a Battle of #1 Overall Picks, he (and his Miracle teammates) faced Brendan McKay who was taken three picks after the Twins took Lewis. Lewis and Kirilloff each had one hit off of the talented left-hander. Griffin Jax put together another quality start. Edwar Colina put together one of the best starts of his career (and he was part of a no-hitter earlier in the season). The E-Twins began their night with back-to-back home runs.


Twins Minor League Report (8/12): Relief Efforts Cover for Lack of Offense

There wasn’t much offense in the system on Sunday afternoon, as the five affiliates in action combined for just 12 runs on 27 hits. Those equate to averages of 2.4 runs per game and 5.4 hits. But it wasn’t all bad, as the bullpens of four of them had strong efforts and even led their teams to a couple of wins.

To find out how all your favorite prospects did on Sunday, as well as just how strong those bullpens pitched, keep reading and be sure to add to the discussion in the comments!


Gleeman & The Geek: Ep 384: The Experience Shoots Its Last Arrow

Aaron and John talk about the Twins trading Fernando Rodney, Logan Morrison's season mercifully coming to an end, Kohl Stewart's surprising call-up and MLB debut, Tyler Austin getting his big chance, Ervin Santana's bad pitching and headline-grabbing quotes, and the upcoming event at Target Field with general manager Thad Levine. You can listen by downloading us from iTunes, Stitcher, iHeartRadio or find it at GleemanAndTheGeek.com. Or just click this link.


Week in Review: Stumbling and Grumbling

The Twins lost two series, and their beloved closer. It wasn't a great week, and the messaging from the clubhouse wasn't great either.

Your full recap lies ahead.


Join Twins Daily At Baseball Prospectus' Event At Target Field

Baseball Prospectus and the Minnesota Twins are coming together for an event on August 25th at Target Field. It includes a Twins game, a private meet and greet with Baseball Prospectus and Twins Daily personalities, and a Q&A session with Twins General Manager Thad Levine. They've already sold over 100 tickets, so don't miss out and grab your tickets now.


DET 4, MIN 2: Stewart Debuts, Bats Slump in Loss

Kohl Stewart’s MLB debut got off to a great start, but he eventually ran into some trouble in the fifth inning. The bigger issue, however, was how punchless the Twins’ offense was. It’s pretty hard to win if you can only score two runs. The Twins could only muster four hits on the afternoon.


Winner Announced For Stefon Diggs Signed Photo From Twins Daily And FanHQ

The winner of the Stefon Diggs autographed picture was Alice Moon. Congratulations Alice! You have an email waiting for you to make sure you get your prize. And thank you to everyone who entered!


Twins Minor League Report (8/11): Remember Michael Pineda?

The Twins signed Michael Pineda to a two-year deal in December, and I’ve been constantly forgetting about him ever since. Nothing against Pineda, it’s just really hard to remember a guy who’s recovering from a surgery. But, if his 2018 debut is any indication, Pineda could serve as the baseball version of finding a loose $20 bill in a pair of jeans you’ve had lying around.


MIN 4, DET 3: Austin Homers, Hildy Survives Save Chance

Tyler Austin hit a two-run homer in his Twins debut and Trevor Hildenberger earned the first post-Fernando Rodney save as the Twins squeaked by the Tigers Saturday night. It was certainly an experience, as Hildy gave up two runs, but whatever works, I guess. Maybe he was paying too close attention to Rodney?