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Fangraphs: Updated Top 10 Prospect List

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 11:44 PM
Fangaphs posted their updated Top 10 Prospect lists for teams in the AL Central. There's a new #1 on the list! 
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Article: Twins Minor League Report (8/18): Grand Slams, S...

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 11:25 PM
Twins affiliates were undefeated on Friday night, putting another exclamation point on an incredible display of power throughout the orga...
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Article: MIN 10, ARI 3: Buxton Inside-the-Parker Highligh...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:23 PM
Byron Buxton hit an inside-the-park home run and the Twins clubbed five more homers over the fence in a late-inning barrage of offense ag...
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Byron Buxton

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:46 PM
Currently leads the team in B-Ref WAR and is fourth in Fangraphs WAR behind Sano, Dozier, and Rosario.    We don't need to turn...
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Article: Game Thread: Twins v Diamondbacks, 8/18 @ 7:10pm CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:13 PM
And… we move onto the Diamondbacks, starting a 3-game series at Target Field tonight. This is some tough pitching back to back. The India...
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Royce Lewis Promoted To The Kernels

The Cedar Rapids Kernels announced this morning that #1 overall pick Royce Lewis will join the team on Saturday.


Twins Minor League Report (8/11): Beeker's Streak Continues

Clark Beeker was back on the mound. Was he able to extend his impressive scoreless inning’s streak? LaMonte Wade and Nick Gordon returned to the Lookouts lineup. The Miracle played two, and Brent Rooker played a big part in one game, and there was a walkoff in the other.


MIN 9, DET 4: WE COMIN’!!!

Make it six straight victories. The Twins crushed the Tigers Friday night, scoring nine runs on 16 hits. At the conclusion of the game, Minnesota was tied with Seattle for the second wild card. It’s happening!


Game Thread: Twins @ Tigers, 8/11@6:10pm CT

The Twins begin a 3-game series against the Tigers in Motown riding a 5-game win streak. The Twins are in the forth portion of an extended back and forth.

The Twins are doing a little Tubthumbing it seems. Everybody sing, “I get knocked down… but I get up again… you are never gonna keep me down. I get knocked down… but I get up again… you are never gonna keep me down.” Those are the only lyrics that apply because the rest of the song is about getting drunk. Unless of course… the Twins are playing drunk and it’s helping.

That’s all I got… so… one more time… “I get knocked down… but I get up again… you are never gonna keep me down.

Here are some things to think about:


Twins Minor League Report (8/10): Gonsalves Delivers In AAA Debut

It was a night of debuts. Recently-acquired Dietrich Enns made his major league debut. And down in Rochester, Stephen Gonsalves made his first AAA start. Enns had a couple of highlights, like his first big league hit, despite a short start. Gonsalves was fantastic and looked very comfortable on the Red Wings mound, well, except when he got hit by a line drive at 109 mph. You’ll want to read more about that.

Maybe it’s just me. The last time I wrote a Minor League Report, the Twins affiliates all lost. Yesterday, Jeremy got to write the report, and all of the teams won. Well, here I am writing the minor league report on Thursday, so you’ll have to see if these trends continued.


MIN 7, MIL 2: 5 Alive!

The Twins beat the Brewers Thursday night to win their fifth-straight game, putting them right back in the thick of the playoff picture. Dietrich Enns didn’t last long in his debut, but the bullpen was outstanding and a couple of slumping hitters busted out.


Brian Dozier And The Summer Swoon

It’s August and the Minnesota Twins find themselves in the thick of the wild card hunt. While the deck is stacked against them making any real noise for a postseason run, there are plenty of fun narratives to watch down the stretch. As this team continues to mature and grow as a whole, the youth on the roster will continue to impress. In August though, the stage becomes Brian Dozier’s.


It's OK To Get Excited Again, Twins Fans!

The Minnesota Twins won their fourth game in a row on Wednesday night when they traveled over to Milwaukee and shut out the Brewers 4-0. The Twins got seven shutout innings from Bartolo Colon followed by a clean eighth inning from Taylor Rogers. Matt Belisle struck out the side in the ninth to maintain the shutout.

The win moved the Twins back to the .500 mark, at 56-56, with 50 games to go. It’s been a roller coaster for the Twins the last month. They surprised people and became buyers. Less than a week later, the team became sellers at the trade deadline. The win put the Twins back within 1.5 games of a wild card spot. So, should the Twins be buyers again?


MIN 4, MIL 0: Big Sexy With 7 Scoreless Lifts Twins Back to .500

I don’t know where Bartolo Colon found the cheat code that’s allowing him to do the things he’s doing at 44-years-old, but this sure is fun. Big Sexy followed up a complete game by throwing seven shutout innings against the Brewers Wednesday night, boosting the Twins to their fourth straight win.


St. Paul Saints, Staying in the Hunt

With the playoff chase in full swing and the last full month of the regular season underway, the Saints are looking to get back to their winning ways and to close the gap between themselves and a playoff berth. First up was a showdown with the second-place team in the North, the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks. Following that there was a series versus the wild card-contending Gary SouthShore Railcats.


Twins Minor League Report (8/9): Affiliation Perfection

The Twins shift to the road part of their home-and-home series against the Brewers on Wednesday.

Earlier in the day, Kennys Vargas was recalled from Rochester to take the roster spot opened up by placing Adalberto Mejia on the disabled list.

Including the DSL, the Twins affiliates went 5-0.

Read up below the jump.


Game Thread: Twins@Brewers, 8/9@7:10pm CT

Two in Minnesota and now two in Milwaukee. In theory both teams could have been on the same flight. They could all be in cars traveling east on I-94 passing each other by.

Just imagine a caravan of Brewers cars driving through the Dells and a caravan of Twins cars stopping at a cheese shop and making up the ground and eventually passing the Brewers caravan by. Flipping each other off and laughing until the Wisconsin speed traps snare Brian Dozier.

I chose Dozier because he looks like the type who would speed.

Here are some things to think about: