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Hopefully Simmons "issues" are not like Romero...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:54 AM
Per multiple sources, new Minnesota Twins shortstop Andrelton Simmons has been delayed to the team's camp by visa issues. The exact detai...
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Timeline for Top Prospects: 2021 Edition

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 10:49 PM
The Minnesota Twins will enter 2021 as one of the best teams in baseball, and whether they’re projected to win the AL Central or not, a f...
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Cord cutters dilema 2021

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 06:21 PM
So I hate to be this guy every year, but once again the MLB makes it a huge pain to watch the Twins if you're in a blackout market. In 20...
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Spring Training Games Thread 2021

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 03:03 PM
One thread to rule them all...   Er. Sorry. Got a bit ahead of myself. (Power does tend to go to one's head.)   Anyway, seein'...
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Reusse: Modern Game Unkind to Dozier, Plouffe

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 12:03 PM
I thought thatPatrick Reusse wrote an interesting article, something I know I have been thinking for the last few years.    htt...
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The Odd Man Out?

The Twins may have a good problem on their hands as their farm system begins to mature. As more and more players reach the Major Leagues, it’s one slugger in particular that may struggle to cement themselves into a regular role.

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Which Pitch Should Kenta Maeda Add in 2021?

In an interview on Zoom with reporters this week, Kenta Maeda intimated that he would add one of three pitches to his repertoire in 2021: a two-seamer, a cutter, or a curveball. Which makes the most sense?

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Is There Any Hope For Royce Lewis?

Well now, that’s an awfully negative title, Matt. I know, I know. Look, I meant this as a sort of “hey, can we find any historical comps for what Royce Lewis has had to endure”? Or, more precisely; “are there any other first overall draft picks who have had similar experiences and still succeeded”? It wasn’t meant to be this depressing. Anyways, let’s find out.

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AL Central Rundown: Starting Pitching

We’re quickly coming to the end of these positional rundowns, but it’s exciting to think about how the Minnesota Twins pitching now fares in relation to the competition.

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Notebook: More Probable Pitchers Announced, Thorpe Turns Heads

With the first Spring Training game now just two days away, the Twins have set more probables, and Lewis Thorpe has a hot start to his spring.

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Alex Kirilloff, and the Truth About Scott Boras and Contract Extensions

Some Twins fans object to the idea of Alex Kirilloff opening the season with the Twins, on the premise that agent Scott Boras will proscribe any contract extension to keep Kirilloff around beyond 2027. That’s simply not true.

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AL Central Rundown: Designated Hitters

A wise man once said "wisdom comes with age, and with age comes the designated hitter." Yet despite the lack of youth at the position, the AL Central boasts some of the most prolific names in the game at DH. Let’s see how the division stacks up at the position.

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Notebook: Smeltzer Named Probable Starter for Grapefruit League Opener

Slow news day overall but we have our first sign that Twins baseball is around the corner. Get updated on the day's events in today’s notebook.

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Timeline for Top Prospects: 2021 Edition

The Minnesota Twins will enter 2021 as one of the best teams in baseball, and whether they’re projected to win the AL Central or not, a few top prospects should be expected to help them along the way.

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A Good Comp for Jhoan Duran and His Splinker

Getting one’s head around the unusual profile of Twins pitching prospect Jhoan Duran can be tricky. It might be helpful to use a starter who recently signed a handsome free-agent deal to frame his scouting report.

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AL Central Rundown: Right Field

Max Kepler had a disappointing season in right field for the Minnesota Twins in 2020. Where does he rank amongst other right fielders in the AL Central ahead of the 2021 season?

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Predicting Minnesota’s 4 Potential Breakout Players in 2021

Nearly every season, there are players that surprise and make a significant impact at the big-league level. Here are four names to watch this year for the Twins