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Game Thread Red Sox vs. Twins 2/24 12:05 CDT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:08 PM
Another fun matchup today. Maeda starts, Rosario, Cruz, and Arraez play, and we get to see Royce Lewis and Gilberto Celestino!
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In The Best Shape of Their Life!

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:42 PM
ANNND Welcome! To the forum you never knew you needed... Until now! This is your only place on the internet to find a collection of Twins...
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2019/2020 Twins Minor League Signings

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:09 PM
This is a forum to update Twins minor league signings (and can be where we post Twins minor league free agents that signed elsewhere)....
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Nice article on Jeffers

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 06:44 PM
https://www.mlb.com/...atcher-prospect   I was a bit cool on Jeffers going into last season but he's really worked hard to improve h...
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Minor Leaguers to get a Raise

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 05:01 PM
https://apnews.com/1...a2641244e0c00fd     Players at rookie and short-season levels will see their minimum weekly pay raised...
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Episode 2: Get To Know Pat Dean And Brent Rooker

Episode 2 of the Get to Know 'Em Podcast is now available. In this episode, we get to know left-handed pitcher Pat Dean all over again. We also learn a bit more about slugging Twins prospect Brent Rooker.
Image courtesy of Seth Stohs, Twins Daily (photo of Pat Dean by Bare Antolos, Rochester Red Wings)
Two very different stories in this week's Get To Know 'Em podcast.

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Pat Dean is a 29-year-old pitcher. He was the Twins 3rd round draft pick in 2010 out of Boston College. He pitched for the Twins during the 2016 season, even beating Felix Hernandez for his first big league win. After the season, he went to Korea where he has pitched the past two seasons. Just last month it was announced that he was returning to the Twins on a minor league contract.

We ask him about a variety of topics including his big league call up, the decision to play in Korea and the differences in cultures and on the baseball field there. And we also talked about his decision to return to the Twins. (Here is a Twins Daily story on Pat Dean from September 2015, before his MLB debut)

Brent Rooker hit 32 doubles and 22 homers in Double-A Chattanooga in his first full season of professional baseball in 2018. He earned a big league spring training invitation.

We talked to him about what Twins spring training has been like for him and what he has learned already. We talked about his 2018 season of ups and downs and what he wanted to work on going into the offseason. He was married in November as well. (Rooker was previously on this podcastwith Royce Lewis and Alex Kirilloff)

Click below to listen to the full podcast.

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Any and all feedback is welcomed. Who would you like to see me interview? I may be able to do more like this while in Ft. Myers next week.


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Much appreciated!

Hey y'all... just got notification that the Get To Know 'Em podcast is now available on iTunes. 

 

https://itunes.apple...st/id1455379592

 


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