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Twins Minor League Talk Today, 11:49 AM
Just got around to noticing this but mlbpipeline has their draft top 50up. Twins pick 20, 60, 75 and 95 early.   According to minorl...
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Fangraphs (and other national publications) on the Twins

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:48 AM
I'm just going to post here whenever they do an article on the Twins.   Today, they have one on Trevor May (noting some changes in s...
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Article: Twins Daily 2018 Top Prospects: #1 Royce Lewis

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 11:49 AM
It says a lot about Royce Lewis that he could probably write this profile about himself and it would be more accurate – encompassing all...
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Article: Twins Daily 2018 Top Prospects: #4 Stephen Gonsa...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 11:25 AM
A couple of the pitchers that you have already read about in our Twins Top 10 prospect series. One is known for a killer curveball. Today...
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Article: Twins Acquire Jake Odorizzi From Rays For Jermai...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:19 AM
According to multiple reports, the Twins have acquired RHP Jake Odorizzi from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for shortstop prospect Jerma...
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Twins Acquire Tommy Milone

Trade Deadline Day is here, and the Twins have already made a trade. Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Minnesota Twins have acquired soft-tossing left-hander Tommy Milone from the Oakland A's. The Twins sent outfielder Sam Fuld to the A's in return.

In potentially related news, hearing that the Twins are going to call up Kennys Vargas.
Image courtesy of Steve Mitchell
Tommy Milone has spent parts of the past three seasons with the A's after a couple of games with the Nationals in 2011. His career record is 32-22 with a 3.84 ERA.

In 2014, he is 6-3 with a 3.55 ERA in 16 starts, but with the recent additions to the A's rotation (Jeff Samardijza, Jason Hammel and Jon Lester), he has been squeezed out of the rotation. He reportedly asked for a trade earlier this week. According to a press release from the Twins, Milone will report to Rochester first.

Vargas has had a breakout year in New Britain for the Twins this year. Though he has slumped of late, the large, switch-hitting DH/1B has a lot of power and will likely get an opportunity to play a lot. In case you were curious, Vargas will wear uniform #19.

Edit by Brock Beauchamp:
Sorry folks, there was a technical snafu on this article that was the fault of yours truly.

If you want to participate in the discussion of this trade, please do so here: http://twinsdaily.co...e-tommy-milone/


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