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Baby Blues Are Back!

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:59 PM
I'm so happy!       Here is the press release:     TWINS RETURN TO HISTORY, UNVEIL BABY BLUE ALTERNATE UNIFORM...
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How the internal (back-end) pitching options stack up for...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:22 PM
There seems to be a general consensus that the Twins are in desperate need of at least one additional starting pitcher for their rotation...
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Trading for Price and Betts

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:15 PM
Good Morning,   Per the MLBTR article linked, how would y'all feel about trying to swing a deal with the Red Sox for Mookie Betts an...
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2020 MLB Pipeline Top 100

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 03:16 PM
Will try to catch up with the results here as they are revealed
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World Series or Bust

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:41 PM
Looks that way, doesn't it?   We are clearly built for a bright overall future, but Cruz and Donaldson are at the tail end of their...
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Ranking the Remaining Free Agent Starters

With Josh Donaldson aboard and Brusdar Graterol pegged for a relief role, the offense and bullpen both feel complete. (Each with monumental depth and upside.)

The starting rotation, however, could still use a finishing touch. Are the Twins really going to open with two rookies in place?

Presumably, they're still mining the market for a final addition.

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Countdown Meltdown: Plouffe Added to Winter Meltdown Lineup

Twins Daily is very excited to announce that former Twins infielder Trevor Plouffe will be joining us during this Saturday’s Winter Meltdown event at Lumber Exchange Event Center (above The Pourhouse). Plouffe, who spent parts of seven seasons in the big leagues with the Twins, is scheduled to take the stage shortly after Twins Hall of Famer Kent Hrbek in an event that will provide our audience with plenty of stories and memories.

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Twins Ready to Compete for Best Bullpen in Baseball

Rewind a year and the talk around this time was how poor the Minnesota Twins bullpen looked going into 2019. The team was coming off a down year, and relievers looked capable of ceding leads. New pitching coach, new manager, many similar faces, then. The narrative is entirely different for 2020.

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Finding Parallels in the Busy Offseasons of the Minnesota Twins and the Chicago White Sox

With the Cleveland Indians' quiet offseason and Detroit and Kansas City not expecting to compete in 2020, the action in this year’s offseason for the AL Central has taken place between our Minnesota Twins and the Chicago White Sox. Both teams have been busy, with Chicago striking early and Minnesota coming on late. Let’s see where both teams sit.

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In Win-Now Mode, Twins Keeping Graterol in Bullpen

The Minnesota Twins, having crystallized their intentions to make hay of a momentous opportunity with the landmark signing of Josh Donaldson last week, are in an interesting position regarding their top pitching prospect.

There's a case to be made for delaying Brusdar Graterol's arrival by developing him as a starter. It doesn't appear to be the route this team will take.

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How Jorge Polanco Can Develop into a Better Defensive Shortstop

It's easy to guess that Jorge Polanco's erratic arm would force him to position himself differently at shortstop, but with modern databases, we don't have to guess. It's true, and it's crucial to understanding how Polanco can be a better shortstop.

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Is Eddie Rosario Facing a Make-or-Break Year With the Twins?

Last week, the Twins agreed to terms with Eddie Rosario on a one year $7.75 million contract in his second year of being arbitration eligible. He was one of five Twins players to accumulate more than 30 home runs last season, but it might be getting to the point where his on-field value doesn’t match the money the Twins are paying him.

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Organizational Misstep or Market Inefficiency? How The Minnesota Twins are Betting on Older Stars

Since the start of last offseason, the Minnesota Twins have acquired six players age 34 and older. Are the Twins missing out on younger players and having to settle for older ones? Or have they perhaps found a market inefficiency in acquiring aging stars?

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Last Stand: Twins Finally Win a High-Stakes Offseason Showdown

In both the postseason and offseason, Twins fans have grown accustomed to letdowns. The franchise's historical run of futility in October is exacerbated by (and maybe reinforced by) its routine shortcomings in the months that follow.

By snapping one of those trends last week, Minnesota took a huge step toward ending the other.

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How Zack Littell Became a Solid Reliever for the Twins in 2019

Remember when the Twins acquired Jaimie Garcia for prospect Huascar Ynoa and then traded Garcia for Zack Littell and Dietrich Enns a week later? Good times. Now, with Zack Littel, the Twins have the best player remaining from both of those deals. He was a solid reliever last season.

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4 Starting Pitchers the Twins Could Potentially Trade for at the Deadline

The Twins addressed one of their biggest needs by signing Josh Donaldson, yet, many people feel like the rotation is still a problem. Last night, we talked about how Minnesota can possibly afford to wait until July to make an impact trade. Today, we'll take a look at who the best starting pitching options might be.

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The Evolution of Trevor May

Trevor May has become a force out of the bullpen for our Twins over the last two years. Even as a former top prospect, his development into the player we've seen is incredible given the injuries and change he's overcome. Let's take a dive into May's rise to elite reliever, and what his future may hold.