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A rant - Schedule

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:05 PM
I came here to rant but I didn't know there was going to be a DIFFERENT rant. Geez.   OK. The schedule.   I know this is like p...
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Effects of the shift

Other Baseball Today, 05:08 PM
This was a discussion about the effects of defensive shifts in baseball, split from today's game thread. Feel free to join in below!...
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Chucking baseballs onto the field in disgust

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:31 PM
Spotted last night in The Athletic:   "Fans were throwing baseballs onto the field from the Yankee Stadium bleachers to the point wh...
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5 Takeaways from Sunday's Alternate Site Action in St...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 11:00 AM
The Twins are in an indefinite holding pattern as they deal with an outbreak of COVID-19, but at their alternate site, action continued t...
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Twins Daily 2021 Top Prospects: #7 SS Keoni Cavaco

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Yes, we are still high on Keoni Cavaco, our #7 Twins prospect for 2021. Let's take a look at what's to like (a lot), what's to work on (a...
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Rejected Fox Sports North Holiday Programming

The cable network that carries the Twins is getting a name change. Will these proposed holiday specials finally see the light of day?
Image courtesy of Flickr/Chapman Photography
The recent announcement that the regional Fox Sports networks would be rebranded under the Bally’s name (and allow you and the other degenerates in your family to bet on a Mariners game) has led to a lot of speculation. Most of it is centered on non-cable subscribers trying and failing to access the station. A more important question, though, regards the fate of proposed holiday programming that previous ownership rejected.

This list, obtained by Twins Daily sources and confirmed by departed executives familiar with the situation, might yet come to fruition.
  • A Totally Randy Christmas. Twins pitcher Randy Dobnak celebrates the holiday in song with other famous Randys. His duet with Randy Travis on “What Child Is This?” will bring a tear to your eye.
  • Marney Gellner’s Winter Wonderland. The FSN studio host and sideline reporter steps out of the arena and into the season with this winter-themed variety show. Join her and sidekick Paul “Meatsauce” Lambert as she visits Santa's workshop, creates her favorite holiday drinks, and follows her true passion of mixed martial arts as she chokes out all comers in the Renters Warehouse Octagon.
  • Christmas With Dick. Twins play-by-play legend Dick Bremer narrates “The Night Before Christmas” in front of a roaring fireplace. (NOTE FROM MGMT: Might want to change name to be more inclusive of other traditions. Dick for the Holidays a better call? Let’s table this and reach out to stakeholders.)
  • Die Hard Watch Party with Joe Mauer. The 1988 Bruce Willis classic has become a counterintuitive holiday favorite over the years. Follow along with Twins legend Joe Mauer as he views an edited-for-television version of the film as his mom “doesn’t much care for swears and boobies.”
  • Tom Kelly Criticizes Todd Walker’s Christmas Lights. (NOTE FROM MGMT: This started as a project for the former Twins manager to visit the homes of retired players for the holidays but it just ended up with him mocking Todd Walker’s Christmas lights in front of his wife and kids for over three hours. It's already filmed but the sheer scale of the emotional violence may not be seasonally appropriate.)
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Fa la la la funny.Well done.Still laughing.

    • USAFChief likes this

Maybe they could catch up with former Twin Jeff Holly.



    • ashbury, Nine of twelve and Melissa like this
Dec 26 2020 02:54 AM
I would watch the Tom Kelly special.

Nothing wrong with Die Hard neither.

the last one cracked me up 

    • USAFChief likes this

So funny!

David Youngs
Jan 03 2021 07:02 PM

I'd like to see a "Who shotgunned it best" show where former/current Twins race to shotgun beers. First episode featuring Kent Hrbek, Jim Thome, Jason Kubel, and Nick Punto (hard seltzers). 

"Tom Kelly criticizes Todd Walker's Christmas lights" is your best line to date, Stu.

And that's a very high bar to leap. Very high indeed.

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