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Twins Minor League Report: Follow the Affiliates

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 06:28 PM
There were a lot of changes to minor league baseball this offseason, and there were changes with all four Twins minor league affiliates....
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Twins Roster Moves - 2021

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:25 PM
I recall last year we had a thread that tracked roster moves the Twins made throughout the 2020 season, and I'm like to have another thre...
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Game Thread Twins vs Red Socks 12:10pm cdt 4/15/2021 ad

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:11 PM
Stopper Thread!   5. Big Mike is our Stopper. Like a rubber cork in a fine wine bottle, nothing's getting through. I'm glad to get t...
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A rant

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:48 PM
I've been on about this for two years now, but Baldelli really needs to get over the idea that his best players need a game off every wee...
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A rant - Schedule

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:41 PM
I came here to rant but I didn't know there was going to be a DIFFERENT rant. Geez.   OK. The schedule.   I know this is like p...
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MIN 4, BOS 3: Twins Snap Losing Streak Despite Another Blown Lead

Max Kepler ended an ugly homestand on a high note by delivering a walk-off hit to snap the Twins' five-game skid. Read more about the game in today’s recap.


Randy Dobnak Is Not a Reliever

Randy Dobnak had a great spring, but numbers during the Grapefruit League can be deceiving. So far in 2021, there have been some struggles and maybe it’s time to realize that Dobnak is not a reliever.


Doubleheader Recap: Twins Swept by Red Sox, Slip Deeper Into Slump

The Minnesota Twins scratched across just three total runs as they were swept in today’s doubleheader against Boston. Their losing streak extends to five, all of which have been at home. Read more about the games in today’s recap.


Simmons Placed on COVID-IL, Riddle Added

The Minnesota Twins announced this morning that shortstop Andrelton Simmons has been placed on the COVID-IL. JT Riddle has been added to the 40-man roster and called up. Alex Kirilloff is the 27th man for today's doubleheader and making his second MLB debut! More notes from today.


When Will Rocco's Faith in Jorge Polanco's Bat Be Shaken?

They say first impressions last. That would seem to be the only explanation for Rocco Baldelli's enduring and unwavering faith in Jorge Polanco as an exceptional hitter, despite mounting evidence that says otherwise.

At what point will the ever-analytical manager just accept the data?


How Will the Twins Cover Innings in 2021?

Teams are going to have to get creative throughout the 2021 campaign as pitching staffs are tasked with throwing more than twice as many innings than during the 2020 season. What strategies will the Twins use to cover those innings in the current campaign?


BOS 4, MIN 2: More Missed Opportunities, Another Blown Lead

The Minnesota Twins went 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base in their 4-2 loss to the Red Sox Tuesday afternoon. Read more about the game in today’s recap.


Ranking the Top-5 Teams Nelson Cruz Has Owned During His Career

Nelson Cruz was a late bloomer, but there is no question that he has evolved into one of the game’s best hitters. Here are the five teams that have felt his wrath most often over the last 17 years.


Notebook: Twins-Red Sox Series Opener Postponed

The Minnesota Twins postponed Monday's series opener with the Boston Red Sox out of respect for the family of Daunte Wright and for the safety of fans.


Week in Review: Bang for Your Buck

The game outcomes were disappointing in a 3-3 stretch marked by late-game lapses, but the biggest story of the first full week Twins action in 2021 was Byron Buxton and his relentless dominance.


SEA 8, MIN 6: Mariners Score Eight Unanswered Runs

Alexander Colomé entered the ninth inning Sunday tasked with protecting a one-run lead. It did not go well. A pair of singles followed by a Kyle Seager home run, the first Colomé has surrendered since 2019, gave Seattle a series-clinching win.


Can Andrelton Simmons Earn More MVP Votes?

The Twins were inspired to add a shortstop this winter and opted for defensive specialist Andrelton Simmons over a superior bat such as Didi Gregorius or Marcus Semien. What the Twins have gotten so far however was certainly more than they could have ever expected.


SEA 4, MIN 3: Another Loss in Extra Innings

The Mariners scratched across runs in the eighth and 10th innings Saturday to hand the Twins their third loss of the season, all three of which have come in extra innings. Read more about the game in today’s recap.


Trust the Process, Not Early Results for Miguel Sanó

Miguel Sanó has shown over the last two seasons that his starts are far from a foreshadow.


Did Colomé Throwing 2 Innings Hint at Baldelli's 2021 Bullpen Strategy?

On Wednesday, Alex Colomé was asked to get six outs, something he had not done since 2017. The decision raises questions, specifically why did Rocco Baldelli decide, with a reasonably rested bullpen, to use his closer for two innings?