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Cleveland MLB team reportedly considering name change

Other Baseball Today, 08:27 PM
This is an AP article I lifted from the StarTribune web site.   https://www.startrib...sure/571623572/
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Player Opt-outs

Other Baseball Today, 06:44 PM
While we think about if a season happens or not.I started thinking about the opt out clauses by players, and what they will do.I tried to...
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Pineda Is Getting A Raw Deal If Something Doesn't Change

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:48 PM
I know this was discussed previously before MLB and most of the world stopped spinning in a normal fashion. But after baseball for 2020 a...
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I think I miss baseball

Other Baseball Today, 03:39 PM
So I just picked up OOTP 21 on the Steam Summer Sale, and I played my first game.   It was a 21 inning game.I played it pitch by pit...
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Watch the Live Play-by-Play of the Virtual Twins Playoffs

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:57 AM
With the real Twins around the corner, I have elected to sim to the playoffs to try and tease how the real club will do this fall, and as...
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Twins in the 2000s: Looking Back at Two Decades

Here at Twins Daily, we recently wrapped up a 20-part series looking back at the past two decades of Minnesota Twins baseball, in unique fashion.

Read on to find links to each entry and some high-level reflections, with the journey through recent franchise history now complete.

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Is That a Threat? How Each AL Central Opponent Could Pose a Threat to the Minnesota Twins

With such a short amount of games being played in 2020 a lot can happen. Fortunately, the Twins are well stocked to succeed, but each AL Central team presents their own challenge to Minnesota’s chances. Today we’ll take a look at how each team could pose a threat to the Twins.

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Paving a Path, Women in Baseball: Melanie Newman

Things change quite a bit in a week and with the Major League Baseball calendar officially restarting as of July 1, we’re trending towards a resumption later this month. Chronicling the stories of women around the league, it feels appropriate we go to someone who will call the action.

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Twins Roster Decisions and Player Development

On Sunday the Twins submitted their 60-player roster to MLB. That list was announced on Monday morning. (See 60-man roster here) As with any roster, there will be discussions of who was or who wasn’t added, but on Monday Twins President of Baseball Operations Derek Falvey and Manager Rocco Baldelli discussed the roster and player development, among many other topics.

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Three-Bagger: Pineda, B-Squad & Romero

It's been a long time since we've circled the bases with a Three-Bagger, which explores three different Twins stories in the news.

As Spring Training 2.0 swings into gear, let's unpack a quirk in the timing of Michael Pineda's return, the implications of top prospects playing just minutes away from Target Field, and the saddening uncertainty surrounding Fernando Romero.

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How Twins' Non-Roster Player Pool Pitchers Could Help, Part I

Several hurlers not currently on the 40-man roster were invited to the Twins' training camp at Target Field. Let's dig into how each could help the 2020 team.

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Chances for Each Twins Top Prospect Impacting the 2020 Roster

It came a day later than expected, but the Twins announced their 60-man summer camp roster on Tuesday morning. This is the player pool from which the Twins will select players to be included on their 30-man Opening Day roster. Many teams, like the Twins, included top prospects on their 60-man roster even some top-prospects that aren’t currently on the team’s 40-man roster.

Here’s some quick notes on each of the organization’s top prospects on the roster and how they could impact the team during the 2020 campaign.

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The Show Must Go On: Twins Walk Off Game 163

In customary fashion, the tiebreaker played between Minnesota and Cleveland to decide the fictional AL Central was an intense nailbiter decided on the final play. But ultimately the Twins emerged victorious, notching their 95th win to take the division crown and advance to the ALDS in our interactive 2020 sim.

Find the full rundown below as we get ready for what's next.

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Twins Announce 60-Man Player Pool for Summer Camp

MLB teams had until 3 p.m. CT today to submit their list of 60 players who will participate in training camp, which begins Wednesday. The Twins released their roster Monday morning, read more to see the full roster.

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Considering the 2020 Trade Deadline

As we come within reach of a 2020 baseball season, the stage is set for a whole lot of weird outcomes. With a new season length and a mess of new rules, the trade deadline being announced for August 31st was almost overlooked. In what should be an exciting season, I believe the trade deadline could be a highlight to look back on.

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Using Splits to Spin a Narrative for the 2020 Minnesota Twins

Baseball’s almost back! Let’s speculate!

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5 Twins Over/Unders in 60-game Season

Back in May, we looked at Twins over/unders in an 82-game season. How about for the now-official 60-game season?