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Article: Twins Sign Left-Handed Pitcher Martin Perez

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:01 PM
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported that the Twins have come to an agreement with free agent left-handed starting pitcher Martin Perez...
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Article: Patrick Mahomes Career Retrospective

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:31 PM
Patrick Mahomes II will take the field in the AFC Championship Game this weekend. He will try and end the Patriots dynasty, while trying...
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Martin Perez, our new 5th starter option.

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:39 PM
According to mlbtraderumors.com. we just signed Martin Perez. He used to play for the Rangers and is a lefty starter.
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Article: Reviewing the Remaining Free Agent Relievers

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:41 AM
Twins fans became apoplectic on Friday evening when Cody Allen, coming off a horrendous 2018, signed a one-year pact with the Angels. All...
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Non-Twins Off-season news, tidbits and transactions

Other Baseball Today, 12:04 PM
We had a thread for items around the baseball world that were worth sharing but not worth a thread of their own. Now that the 2018 season...
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Minor Leagues


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Get To Know: Twins Infield Prospect Daniel Ozoria

On Tuesday, the Twins announced that they had acquired middle infielder Daniel Ozoria from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. In exchange, the Twins sent hard-throwing reliever John Curtiss who had been designated for assignment a day earlier to make room for Blake Parker. Today you can get to know a little more about the newest member of the Minnesota Twins organization.

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Prospect Spotlight Series: Royce Lewis

As a way to both look back at a great minor league season and celebrate the release of the 2019 Twins Prospect Handbook, I’m shining the spotlight on a few players in the system. Next up is Royce Lewis.

The 2019 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook is available in paperback for $17.99 or as an eBook for $12.99.

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Prospect Spotlight Series: Lewis Thorpe

As a way to both look back at a great minor league season and celebrate the release of the 2019 Twins Prospect Handbook, I’m shining the spotlight on a few players in the system. Next up is Lewis Thorpe.

The 2019 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook is available in paperback for $17.99 or as an eBook for $12.99.

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Toolshed: The Best Tools In the Minor Leagues

Scouts are always looking for prospects with the tools to change a franchise. The next Mike Trout isn’t going to fall into the laps of an organization. Minnesota has one of the highest ranked minor league systems in baseball and this includes arguably the best prospect duo in Royce Lewis and Alex Kirilloff.

So what prospects have the best tools in the Twins system? All the authors of the Twins Prospect Handbook (Seth Stohs, Tom Froemming, and myself) had some input on this list. There are some clear winners and some other spots that are open to interpretation.

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Prospect Spotlight Series: Alex Kirilloff

As a way to both look back at a great minor league season and celebrate the release of the 2019 Twins Prospect Handbook, I’m shining the spotlight on a few players in the system. Next up is Alex Kirilloff.

The 2019 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook is available in paperback for $17.99 or as an eBook for $12.99.

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Prospect Spotlight Series: Jhoan Duran

As a way to both look back at a great minor league season and celebrate the release of the 2019 Twins Prospect Handbook, I’m going to be putting together a series of features that should help bring some of the prospects to life. First up is a new name to the system, Jhoan Duran.

The 2019 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook is available in paperback for $17.99 or as an eBook for $12.99.

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Reviewing 2018 Breakout Prospects

Predicting future prospect success can be an exercise in futility. There are far more minor league players that never reach the big leagues than prospects that become big league regulars. One of the main reasons the Twins Prospect Handbook is created is to tell the stories of most players in the organization.

In the last few editions of the Twins Prospect Handbook, the authors have all selected “breakout” prospects. A “breakout” player was defined as a player in our own Top 30 that we think will make a leap into the Top 10.

We changed the definition in the 2019 edition of the book because of the influx of players from outside the organization throughout the year. However, it could still be fun to see how last year’s breakout prospects fared during the 2018 campaign.

If you would like to see this year’s breakout prospects (along with articles from each Twins affiliate, full articles on the Twins Daily Minor League Award winners, over 160 Twins minor league player profiles, prospect rankings and much more), you have a couple of purchase options. If you want the paperbook copy of the book, it is $17.99. The electronic, PDF version is available for immediate download for $12.99. (Be sure to go to Lulu.com to see if there are any promo codes to provide a better price.)

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Rochester Red Wings' Long and Storied History (Excerpt)

Below is an excerpt from the recently-released 2019 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook. Nate Rowan is the Media Relations Director of the Rochester Red Wings. The Minnesota native was kind enough to write up a history of the Rochester Red Wings. It’s really a remarkable history when you think about it, and when you read the full article. It is full of incredible stories, each one a little crazier than the previous.

Below, I’ll share a few snips from the article. If you would like to read the article in its entirety (along with articles from the other Twins affiliates, full articles on the Twins Daily Minor League Award winners, over 160 Twins minor league player profiles, prospect rankings and much more, you have a couple of purchase options. If you want the paperbook copy of the book, it is $17.99. The electronic, PDF version is available for immediate download for $12.99. (Be sure to go to Lulu.com to see if there are any promo codes to provide a better price.)

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Now Available! 2019 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook

UPDATE- The 2019 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook is now available!

Paperback versions of the 161 page book will cost $17.99 this year.

Electronic version will be available for $12.99. It is a PDF that will be available to download immediately.

For more information on the handbook,, please read below.

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I think even the Twins’ harshest critics would have to admit that the Twins minor league system is stronger and deeper than it was just two years ago, or even just last year.

Very soon, the 2019 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook will be available. Check back to Twins Daily later this week to find out how you can purchase the book. Below, find out more about what you will be able to find in the 2019 edition.

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Award Winners on Award Winners (Prospect Handbook Excerpts)

In coming days, you will see much more information about the 2019 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook. Tom Froemming, Cody Christie and I have been putting far too many hours in over the last couple of months to put together a quality product that can recognize the efforts of so many talented young Twins prospects. Below, you will see some excerpts from the soon-to-be-released Twins Prospect Handbook.

Each year, we write feature articles on the three Twins Daily minor league full-season award winners. I had the chance to have phone interviews with the three winners recently. One question that I asked each of them was their thoughts on each other.

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Get To Know: Pensacola Blue Wahoos (and PR Director Daniel Venn)

The Twins’ Double A affiliate had been in Chattanooga for four years, but on October 1st of this year, the Twins announced a new Player Development Agreement with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos.

Recently, Twins Daily reached out to the Blue Wahoo’s new media relations director, Daniel Venn. The Minnesota native grew up a Twins fans and has worked in the industry for several years. We appreciate him taking time to answer our questions and help us Get To Know the Twins newest affiliate.

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AFL Report - Week 6: Rafters Play for AFL Championship

Minnesota Twins prospects finished their AFL regular season with the Salt River Rafters in the best way they could, by helping their team win the East Division and a spot in the circuit’s championship game.