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Game-Thread 8/5: Minnesota Twins (9-2) @ Pittsburgh Pirat...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:34 PM
Catch-Up What if I told you being tied for the best start in club history was not the leading headline for the Twins yesterday. What if I...
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Past Twins Players & Teams

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:19 PM
I was watching the Twins game with my father and talking about this Twins team compared to previous Twins teams. Two teams that we zeroed...
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Playoffs

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:08 PM
Two things are already obvious about this patchwork simulation of a MLB season. The regular season is already a fiasco with numerous viru...
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Where are they now? Ex-Twins in 2020

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:04 PM
I said in the 2019 thread that I would start this forum thread...    Let's start populating it. How many former Twins are on ro...
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The Lighter Side


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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8-Year-Old Child Asked For Another Plan to Resume Baseball

The Rutherford Elementary student who pitched the “everyone goes to Arizona for the summer” idea says he will consider new initiatives after snack time.

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What To Watch While You Wait For Baseball, Part IV

In previous installments of this series, I’ve recommended full television series that are anywhere from seven to 78 hours of entertainment. Today I offer you a simple, two-hour movie. It’s nice.

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What To Watch While You Wait For Baseball, Part III

Very few things are as good as advertised. Hype, especially in today’s overdriven media cycle, can drain the joy out of experiencing something on its own terms. Even if it’s good, you’re left wondering what all the fuss was about. But when something keeps every promise made on its behalf, like 2019 Nelson Cruz or “Flagpole Sitta” by Harvey Danger, the satisfaction is a shivering, tangible thing.

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An Introduction to the Twins Daily Writers Fantasy League

A few months back, well before COVID-19 became an international pandemic, a group of 16 Twins Daily writers committed to starting a fantasy baseball league. Despite no guarantee that there will be a 2020 Major League Baseball season, we decided to move forward with the draft on Sunday night.

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What To Watch While You Wait For Baseball, Part II

In last week’s installment of What To Watch While You Wait For Baseball, I recommended Justified, a show that will appeal to a broad range of people, from me to Aaron Gleeman. This week, the going gets a little weirder. Some of you will hate the entire heck out of it. But the ones who dig it? We can hang out.

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What To Watch While You Wait For Baseball

So. Friday is normally when I do jokes about Mickey Hatcher and we all have a good time until someone smarter at baseball than I am posts about Max Kepler’s launch angle or Lewis Thorpe’s demotion. It’s incredibly hard to do that right now.

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Real Live Wolf Broadcasts Twins Game, Dozens Injured

When FM station 102.9 The Wolf acquired the rights to simulcast Minnesota baseball games, it seemed like a win for radio listeners and the team. A tragic misunderstanding leaves many wondering if it’s worth it.