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2020 Baseball America Top 100 Prospects

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 09:55 PM
The Twins got 6 players in the 2020 Baseball America Top 100 prospects rankings.    https://www.baseball...100-prospects/...
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Trading for Price and Betts

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 08:13 PM
Good Morning,   Per the MLBTR article linked, how would y'all feel about trying to swing a deal with the Red Sox for Mookie Betts an...
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Astros Being Investigated for Using Tech to Steal Pitchin...

Other Baseball Yesterday, 06:01 PM
I can no longer say I want the Twins to emulate the Astros. Bush league maneuver to use cameras in order to steal signs.
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Fangraphs ZiPS Projections:

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 05:50 PM
https://blogs.fangra...innesota-twins/   A lot of interesting stuff for those who like projection systems. One quote that stood out...
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World Series or Bust

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 04:48 PM
Looks that way, doesn't it?   We are clearly built for a bright overall future, but Cruz and Donaldson are at the tail end of their...
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3 Twins Prospects Impacted By Josh Donaldson's Signing

Josh Donaldson’s signing with the Twins sent shockwaves through much of the fan base for a variety of reasons. Minnesota had never signed a free agent to a larger contract, and many assumed he would wind up back in Atlanta since he had voiced that as his preference. His signing is a franchise-altering moment and there will be ramifications for years into the future. One impact will be felt by other players in the farm system as their path to the big-leagues could now be altered.


Twins Ready to Compete for Best Bullpen in Baseball

Rewind a year and the talk around this time was how poor the Minnesota Twins bullpen looked going into 2019. The team was coming off a down year, and relievers looked capable of ceding leads. New pitching coach, new manager, many similar faces, then. The narrative is entirely different for 2020.


Finding Parallels in the Busy Offseasons of the Minnesota Twins and the Chicago White Sox

With the Cleveland Indians' quiet offseason and Detroit and Kansas City not expecting to compete in 2020, the action in this year’s offseason for the AL Central has taken place between our Minnesota Twins and the Chicago White Sox. Both teams have been busy, with Chicago striking early and Minnesota coming on late. Let’s see where both teams sit.


In Win-Now Mode, Twins Keeping Graterol in Bullpen

The Minnesota Twins, having crystallized their intentions to make hay of a momentous opportunity with the landmark signing of Josh Donaldson last week, are in an interesting position regarding their top pitching prospect.

There's a case to be made for delaying Brusdar Graterol's arrival by developing him as a starter. It doesn't appear to be the route this team will take.


How Jorge Polanco Can Develop into a Better Defensive Shortstop

It's easy to guess that Jorge Polanco's erratic arm would force him to position himself differently at shortstop, but with modern databases, we don't have to guess. It's true, and it's crucial to understanding how Polanco can be a better shortstop.


Is Eddie Rosario Facing a Make-or-Break Year With the Twins?

Last week, the Twins agreed to terms with Eddie Rosario on a one year $7.75 million contract in his second year of being arbitration eligible. He was one of five Twins players to accumulate more than 30 home runs last season, but it might be getting to the point where his on-field value doesn’t match the money the Twins are paying him.


Win Four Winter Meltdown Tickets from Fan HQ

The Winter Meltdown is sold out, but Fan HQ can still set you up and for FREE! Just enter the Fan HQ Giveaway here. These tickets were $40 each, and include Kent Hrbek as our special guest, two free 612 Brew craft beers, a free pint glass, drink specials and tasting tables from Proper Twelve Irish Whiskey and Gray Duck Vodka, an autographed Kent Hrbek raffle prize and yet more. This is going to be the best Winter Meltdown yet.


Leading Off Podcast, Ep 26: The Josh Donaldson Episode ft. Nash Walker

Matt and Cooper of Twins Daily discuss Josh Donaldson signing with the Twins along with the recent news regarding the Astros cheating scandal. They were joined by fellow Twins Daily writer and the host of the Locked On Twins Podcast, Nash Walker, for one excellent interview. He may or may not have compared Josh Donaldson to Jesus.

Link: https://open.spotify...QyAg7zPIRzQ2zSy


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.


Organizational Misstep or Market Inefficiency? How The Minnesota Twins are Betting on Older Stars

Since the start of last offseason, the Minnesota Twins have acquired six players age 34 and older. Are the Twins missing out on younger players and having to settle for older ones? Or have they perhaps found a market inefficiency in acquiring aging stars?


Last Stand: Twins Finally Win a High-Stakes Offseason Showdown

In both the postseason and offseason, Twins fans have grown accustomed to letdowns. The franchise's historical run of futility in October is exacerbated by (and maybe reinforced by) its routine shortcomings in the months that follow.

By snapping one of those trends last week, Minnesota took a huge step toward ending the other.


2020 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook Available NOW!

The 2020 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook will be now available.

By clicking here, you can order the paperback version of the PDF/E-Book version at Lulu.com.

In addition, the promo code ONEFIVE will get you 15% off of all print books you order on Lulu.com (promo code is good through Thursday). In this link, you'll see previous Twins Prospect Handbooks are available.