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Do you really like the DH?

Other Baseball Today, 11:38 PM
We've resisted in the NL for 47 years now and with a 26th player added it may be delayed even longer. When offense is slacking they talk...
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Forget adding SP, let's talk about keeping what we have

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:26 PM
Let's stop talking about adding more SP for a moment and recognize what we have and keeping it. There have been various discussions about...
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Donaldson Signing PC?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:25 PM
Anyone heard what the timeline is for the Twins officially announcing this deal?I assume a press conference will be held with Donaldson i...
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Front Page: Buzz on Baseball's Worst Scandal in Decades

Other Baseball Today, 07:28 PM
In early November Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers shocked the baseball world by revealing that his former team had been cheating. Th...
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Post-Donaldson Trade - Status of Top Prospects

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 08:25 PM
Lewis and Kirilloff are blocked by Donaldson, Polanco, Arraez and Sano. Without a trade or an injury, I don’t see an opening for our top...
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The Lighter Side


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5 Songs That Should Be Added to the Target Field Playlist for New Twins Slugger Josh Donaldson

Music always adds a little spark to the stadium experience. With Josh Donaldson now a member of the Minnesota Twins, here are some songs that need to be considered as additions to the Target Field stadium mix for 2020.

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Garbage Can Whacker Needed For Major League Baseball Team in Houston

Twins Daily's I-Team uncovered a 2017 Craigslist post in the Houston area. We think it speaks for itself. Please credit Twins Daily.

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Ron Gardenhire Thinks These Jeopardy! Bozos Don’t Know a Damn Thing About Baseball

The former Twins manager was less than pleased with the popular game show and wants to know why he can’t find any shows about surgeons or firemen.

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Talking Yourself Into Homer Bailey and Rich Hill: A Primer

Minnesota’s search for impact pitching this off-season went sideways. While visions of Madison Bumgarner and Hyun-Jin Ryu danced in the fanbase’s heads, the cold reality was a New Year’s Eve signing of Homer Bailey and Rich Hill. Put another way, this is like asking for the Lego Millennium Falcon for your birthday and instead getting the Lago Century Bird from the dollar store that always smells like fish. Thanks for putting in the effort, Dad.

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Grown Man Asks Santa Claus For Starting Pitching

Zach Moen is 43. The Chaska native has been following the Minnesota Twins his entire life. His focus since the team’s humbling playoff exit has been singular: Improvements to the team’s starting rotation. With free agency a bust and the prospect of swinging a blockbuster trade daunting, he turned to an unlikely source for help.

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Suggestions for Attracting Free Agents to the Minnesota Twins

With the winter meetings over and the pickings for free agent talent growing slim, it appears that the Twins need some help in landing players. They have a playoff roster and money to spare yet are finding no takers. Clearly, they need some curb appeal. Here are some suggestions for turning this whole thing around.

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The Five Stages of Twins Free Agency Grief

We go through this every year, regardless of who’s running the team or what the needs are. Yes the needs are always “starting pitching” and “no, really, starting pitching” but that’s not the point. You need skills to deal with the anguish and senselessness of the whole unforgiving enterprise. Understanding what you’re feeling is the first step.

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Local Uncle Eager to Blame Quiet Twins Offseason On Joe Mauer

Bert Galligan, a divorced business machine salesman from West St. Paul, has begun blaming the Minnesota Twins’ slow start to free agency on Joe Mauer to any and all who will listen, according to multiple nieces and nephews. Everything from holiday celebrations to everyday interactions are affected.

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Gibson’s Departure Throws Your Dad’s Preseason Banter Into Turmoil

Your dad can be relied on for three things: Backing into a parking spot whenever possible; questioning the reliability of any meteorologist with a “Wish I could get paid for being wrong half the time” remark; and confiding that he really thinks this is Kyle Gibson’s breakout year every March.

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Fears of White Sox Competency Alarm Local Fans

The surprising hot stove activity of the Chicago White Sox--signing Yasmani Grendal, their rumored pursuit of Zach Wheeler--is causing some tough conversations in Minnesota homes.

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Baseball Fans

You have a baseball fan in your life, and the holidays are barreling down on you like Jason Kubel getting sent home by Scott Ullger even though the catcher is holding the ball and checking his phone. You want to give them a thoughtful gift that appeals to their interests, but they don’t need another ballcap or autographed rookie card. Twins Daily is here to help.

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Twins Fan Can’t Shake Feeling That Team Will Sign Kevin Correia

“I know better. I know it’s a different front office and a different mindset. But they’re totally going to sign Kevin Correia. I can feel it.”

Jacob Wilson watched the Twins phenomenal 2019 regular season with glee. Despite the quick playoff exit, he initially looked forward to watching Derek Falvey and Thad Levine rebuild the team’s rotation for 2020.