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Stewart, Romero Up... Cave, Duffey Down

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:49 AM
The Twins announced this morning that Kohl Stewart and Fernando Romero were being called up today. Stewart ,as we knew, will start tonigh...
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Article: Twins Minor League Report (4/23): Thorpe Derails...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 11:30 AM
With the Cedar Rapids Kernels being rained out on Monday, there was some extra baseball for Twins affiliates on Tuesday. While the Kernel...
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Article: MIN 4, HOU 10: Springer and Bregman and Altuve.....

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:30 AM
Eddie Rosario put himself in the Twins record books again and gave the Twins a nice boost with a first inning home run, but the bats then...
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Article: MIN 9, HOU 5: Bats Thrive, Pitching Survives

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:14 AM
Half the game was a party. The other half was torture. But the underdog Twins won an important game versus the Astros on Monday night tha...
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Non-Twins 2019 season news

Other Baseball Today, 11:14 AM
As the off-season is over, thought we might have this thread back for non-Twins, non-thread worthy news and tidbits.     Watchi...
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MIN 4, HOU 10: Springer and Bregman and Altuve... Oh My!

Eddie Rosario put himself in the Twins record books again and gave the Twins a nice boost with a first inning home run, but the bats then went silent and the bullpen was unable to stop the bleeding. The Twins got a big win in the series’ first game, and the Astros got the big win in the second game. On Wednesday night, the team’s will face off one more time.

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Craig Kimbrel’s Trickle-Down Effect

Minnesota’s bullpen has been one point of contention this season. There are a lot of unknowns and fans have been clamoring to add the best free agent relief pitcher, Craig Kimbrel. The Twins seem to be in a decent position without adding Kimbrel on a multi-year contract for over $40 million. That still doesn’t mean he couldn’t help the current squad.

How would a Kimbrel signing impact the rest of the bullpen?

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Can Ryne Harper Continue His Early-Season Success?

Ryne Harper is not a traditional rookie. As a 30-year old, he took the long-road to the big leagues and he has made his presence felt so far in the Twins bullpen. He worked his way through the Braves and Mariners farm systems before landing with the Twins.

How has it taken this long for Mr. Harper to stick at the big-league level?

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Week in Review: Bounceback in Baltimore

After being given the business at home by Toronto, the Minnesota Twins hit the road and handled their business, sweeping a bad Orioles team in Baltimore to salvage a winning week.

Your full breakdown lies ahead.

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MIN 4, BAL 3: Gibby Good, Hildy Holds, Rogers Saves the Sweep

Kyle Gibson delivered his first quality start of the year, Trevor Hildenberger stranded two more inherited runners and Taylor Rogers worked around an error to pick up his third save of the season as the Twins finished off a sweep at Baltimore. The O's nearly scored the game-tying run in the bottom of the ninth, but Eddie Rosario made an excellent play to cut down a ball and relay it into the infield.

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Dave St. Peter on Expectations, Attendance and Concessions

It has been nine years since the Minnesota Twins have won the American League Central division, only making one playoff appearance in that time. The team has changed from top to bottom over the last few years. Familiar faces like Brian Dozier and Joe Mauer are long gone. Mauer was always a draw for people to go to games. What do the Twins do now to put fans' butts in the seats of Target Field..? Make the fan experience the best that it can be.

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Twins Minor League Report (4/20): Poppen Off With a Lot of Strikeouts

Thanks to pitching that has been great all year, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos were able to throw their fourth shutout of the year, this one coming with 18 strikeouts. What else went on in the land of the Twins minor league system? Follow me and I’ll take you through it.

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Super Rosario Stars as Twins Sweep Doubleheader

It was only a matter of time before we saw this offense really take off. The Twins scored six runs in the first game and 16 more in the second leg of the doubleheader in Baltimore tonight. Eddie Rosario hit three home runs on the day, giving him nine on the season already.

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Pitch Framing: A Sabermetric-Based Analysis of Twins Play-By-Play Broadcaster Dick Bremer

Over the past decade, pitch framing has become a hot topic, not only in how we've begun to identify its value, but also in finding methods to quantify it, and coming to grips with its influence on the game. However, I contend that our focus has been far too narrow, and we must look beyond the catcher — in fact, past the backstop, into the stands, up to the media boxes, and directly at the role of play-by-play broadcaster. How the game's on-camera talent describe the action shapes our measurement of every pitch, even when most telecasts have live strike zone graphics present.

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TOR 7, MIN 4: Rosario Homers Twice as Twins Drop Game, Series

After three encouraging starts to open the season, Michael Pineda was pounded in his fourth start today. He gave up as many runs in the fourth inning as he had all season prior to today. Eddie Rosario provided some pop, hitting his fifth and sixth home runs of the season, but it wasn’t enough.

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The Early Returns From Michael Pineda

As the Twins get ready to finish up the four game series against the Blue Jays, Michael Pineda will take the mound for what will be his fourth start of the season. The early returns of his two-year contract have looked good so far as he was another cheap, low-risk signing by the Twins new management during the 2018 offseason. As we’ve seen how shaky our bullpen can be, much of the Twins success this year will rely on their starters and specifically could depend on what version of Pineda they get.

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MIN 4, TOR 1: Pitching Staff Redemption Night

It’s amazing how much easier things seem when you get an early lead. Toronto scored a run in the top of the first, but the Twins answered with two runs of their own and never looked back. Jake Odorizzi picked up his first win of the year after holding the Blue Jays to one run over 5 2/3 innings and the bullpen got back on track.