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Cleveland MLB team reportedly considering name change

Other Baseball Today, 06:44 AM
This is an AP article I lifted from the StarTribune web site.   https://www.startrib...sure/571623572/
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Watch the Live Play-by-Play of the Virtual Twins Playoffs

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:03 AM
With the real Twins around the corner, I have elected to sim to the playoffs to try and tease how the real club will do this fall, and as...
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Bonus Twins Schedule Stat

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:14 AM
Didn't see this posted elswhere. From The Athletic
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The #5 pitcher on the 1965 Twins

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 01:56 PM
Tim Flattery had a conversation with Dwight Siebler, who was the 5th start on the 1965 Twins World Series team (the Sandy Koufax series)....
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I think I miss baseball

Other Baseball Yesterday, 07:27 PM
So I just picked up OOTP 21 on the Steam Summer Sale, and I played my first game.   It was a 21 inning game.I played it pitch by pit...
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The Lighter Side


Results Mixed As Twins Replicate Florida Spring Training Experience

Unconfirmed reports say multiple players, staff devoured or chomped by Earl, a rogue alligator from Orlando.


Otherwise Rational Man Allows Himself Five Minutes to Enjoy Potential Return of Baseball

In the face of spiking COVID rates and labor unrest, one man sets time aside to dream of better days.


CDC Urges Fans Mad at Greedy Players to Not Learn About Owners Wealth

"It's going to blow their minds to find out just how much those guys make," said one expert. "The health impacts are unknowable and a risk we can't encourage."


In Bipartisan Agreement, MN Legislature Agrees to Erect and Immediately Topple Bud Selig Statue

“We want to make it durable enough for repeated topplings,” said one representative.


Town Ball Umpire Hopes Patio Crowd Insults Him ‘Just To Feel Something’

Dan’s Bar & Grill in New Trier, Minnesota resumed outdoor service this week. David Petersen can’t wait for his Saturday reservation.


Let's Remember Some Twins

Deadspin is terrible now, but it used to be somebody. The old, good Deadspin ran a segment called Let’s Remember Some Guys, wherein they would open a pack of old baseball cards and remember some guys. Like Steve Jeltz. Steve Jeltz!


Twins Maintain Division Lead As Memorial Day Weekend Begins

Last season’s 101-win performance elevated 2020 expectations for the Twins, but they wouldn’t have been the first Minnesota team to turn optimism into a sadder reality. With the team in first place at the unofficial start of summer, Twins Daily asked players and staff to comment on the season so far and what happens next.


Desperate Twins Fan Turns to NASCAR

With baseball’s return still nebulous at best, one local fan looks to competitive auto racing for a different kind of sporting event.


Trevor Plouffe Latest Twins Third Baseman to Be Gifted with The Second Sight

Mysterious connection between the hot corner and precognition defies experts, imparts semi-valuable information.


Despondent Statistician Creates Metrics for Real Housewives

St. Paul man doesn’t have any games to analyze or stats to crunch. In these desperate times, he’s creating his own.


What To Watch While You Wait For Baseball, Part V

The NFL Draft is one of the dumbest things I watch, and I’ve watched a lot of dumb things. Super dumb things. For example, I once paid money to watch Scott Aldred pitch.


Only Baseball Blogger Not Doing a Simulated Season Takes Up Pottery

“When I realized there wasn’t room for another fake baseball column, I picked up the clay and became one with it.”