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Article: TB 19, MIN 6: This Never Happened

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:22 PM
You ever have a day so bad you’d just like to permanently erase it from your memory?Saturday’s game off to a great start. Jose Berrios ha...
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Game Thread Sun. 7/15: Twins vs. Tampa Bay, 1:10 pm CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:20 PM
Twins | 43-50 overall, 28-22 at home, 8-2 in their last 10 Fernando Romero | 3-3, 4.28 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 2.32 K:BBRays | 49-46 overall, 23-...
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Twins, Brewers Talking Trades

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:12 PM
Got any favorites in Milwaukee's system?
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Article: Twins Minor League Report (7/14): Big Games from...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:31 PM
The Red Wings, Lookouts, Miracle and GCL Twins combined to score three runs. Meanwhile, both the Kernels and E-Twins scored in double-dig...
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Article: Dozier’s Days Numbered, Then What?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:11 PM
Despite sweeping the hapless Baltimore Orioles, and then taking a series from the equally terrible Kansas City Royals, the Minnesota Twin...
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MIN 8, KC 5: Twins Recover from Rough Start

The Royals scored three runs in the first thanks to a Twins blunder and a Sal Perez blast, but Lance Lynn righted the ship, the bats got rolling and the bullpen had an outstanding game. Minnesota pulled out the victory, tying its biggest comeback of the season, and also sealed the series win over Kansas City. The heroes were Ryan Pressly, Brian Dozier and Bobby Wilson. Believe it.


Twins Daily Roundtable: Second Half Star

Twins Daily Roundtable is a weekly series. As part of this series, a question will be posed to the site’s writers and they will respond in 200 words or less (Some writers don’t like to stick to this limit). This will give readers an opportunity to see multiple points of view and then add their own point of view in the comments section.

There are just days left in the season’s first half and Minnesota’s first half has been filled with more downs than ups. That being said, the All-Star break can be a time to recuperate and prepare for the second half. Plenty of players struggled for the Twins in the first half. It’s time to turn the page and look for a second-half star.

This week’s roundtable discussion question is: ““Who’s the one player you expect to have a big second half?”


KC 9, MIN 4: Slegers Slayed by Royals

Aaron Slegers faced 11 Kansas City hitters Tuesday night, seven of them recorded hits. He lasted just 1 1/3 innings and gave up five runs. That doesn’t give a team much of a chance to win a ballgame.

The Twins’ bullpen did a nice job getting things pointed in the right direction until Addison Reed had yet another bad outing in the ninth. It was a bad loss to a bad team, but Cleveland may have had an even worse night.


Twins Minor League Report (7/10): Career Firsts Power E-Twins

Relatively speaking, there was limited action on Tuesday as two affiliates enjoyed days off. One for travel and the other as their level continued their All-Star break. But there were still four games, and one of them included an offensive explosion led by three hitters each accomplishing a big first in their professional careers.


2018 Twins Midseason Top Prospect List: 11-15

What could these Minnesota Twins really use right about now? An excellent catcher, certainly. Someone with elite on-base skills wouldn't hurt. How about a couple of high-upside starting pitchers with legit front-end potential?

You'll find all of these and more ahead as we continue Twins Daily's midseason Top 40 prospect countdown.


Potential Suitors for Brian Dozier

With the trade deadline just three weeks away, and all signs pointing towards the Twins being sellers at the deadline, contending teams are starting to take stock of what the Twins have to offer. Despite being in a down year (relative to his normal production) and on an expiring contract, Dozier remains one of the top players the Twins have to offer at the deadline.


MIN 3, KC 1: Minnesota’s All-Star Shines

A day after being selected to his first career All-Star team, Jose Berrios came out and showed why he belongs on that team. On yet another night where the offense struggled to put up runs, Berrios kept his team in the ballgame and gave the Twins a chance to win it with a rally late in the game. It is these kinds of performances that we have come to expect from Berrios, and it is why he gives so many Twins fans hope that he is the ACE of the future.


Twins Minor League Report (7/9): Poppen, Dobnak Deliver

The Triple A All-Star break is upon us. The short-season leagues are in full swing. There were a number of low-scoring contests in the Twins farm system on Monday. Weil and Webb provided offense. The catcher’s mitt was Poppen for Ft. Myers, and Kirilloff and Gelly provided the offense.


Real Deal: What Would It Take To Get J.T. Realmuto?

As the trade deadline approaches, there's a rightful focus on 'sell' moves the Minnesota Twins should be pursuing.

But I would submit there's another, very different sort of swap that Minnesota should be plotting toward.

By finding a way to acquire star catcher J.T. Realmuto from Miami, the Twins would be addressing their greatest organizational weakness with authority, while also reinforcing the expectation of a short-term return to contention.

Trading for Realmuto wouldn't be so much a buy move for the second half as a buy move for 2019, 2020, and beyond.

The reason to do it now is that if they don't, the Twins might miss their chance.


2018 Twins Midseason Top Prospect List: 16-20

Change happens slowly when it comes to a team’s minor league system. Of the previous 20 players unveiled in our midseason prospect list up to this point, 13 were brought into the organization prior to Derek Falvey taking over as Chief Baseball Officer of the Twins.

This next sample of five prospects includes a couple of holdovers from the previous regime, but also features a trio of players that have been added to the organization within the last seven months. Even more interesting, each of those three newcomers was acquired via a different avenue: One via trade, one through the draft and the other as (technically) an international free agent.


Twins Minor League Report (7/8): Romero, Graterol Post Strong Outings

It wasn’t long ago when Jose Berrios was a regular fixture on the Twins Daily Minor League Report. On Sunday, he found out he had been selected to his first All-Star Game. Top pitching prospects like Fernando Romero and Brusdar Graterol were both on the mound on Sunday and they hope to follow in Berrios’ footsteps in the years to come.

Did either of them have an All-Star performance on Sunday? Read on to find out...


Gore And Dobnak Lead By Example

After the Cedar Rapids Kernels finished batting practice on a warm, humid July 4 afternoon, two of the most productive players on their roster agreed to sit down and talk about the season.

One, an infielder, has been hitting over .300 with an on-base percentage around .400 virtually all season. (And three days after the interview, his bags were packed for Chattanooga, where he’d been promoted to join former Kernels manager Tommy Watkins’ Lookouts.)

The other, a starting pitcher, is 6-2 on the season and leads the Kernels in innings pitched.