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2020 Baseball America Top 100 Prospects

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 04:45 AM
The Twins got 6 players in the 2020 Baseball America Top 100 prospects rankings.    https://www.baseball...100-prospects/...
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12 years ago today

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:42 AM
The Twins finalized the trade that sent Johan Santana to the Mets and set the stage for what would happen to the franchise starting in 20...
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Lineup Projections?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:18 AM
How does everyone see the Lineup shaking out.....lots of choices for Rocco.....but Interesting exercise:    Aareaz Polanco Cruz...
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César Tovar and the Twins Hall Of Fame

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:39 AM
César Tovar has started to pick up a lot of support for the Twins Hall of Fame, but he fell short of being elected again this year. In th...
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Post-Donaldson Trade - Status of Top Prospects

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 09:58 PM
Lewis and Kirilloff are blocked by Donaldson, Polanco, Arraez and Sano. Without a trade or an injury, I don’t see an opening for our top...
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Twins Daily In June: A Record-Setting Month

It’s important to occasionally reflect on the community that we’re building here, so we can make it better and acknowledge all the great work that so many people are doing. Doing so weekly turned out to be a little aggressive, but a monthly review seems about right. Also, it gives me an excuse to use a cheesy stock photo. So let’s look back at June and find out what Twins Daily’s community was up to.

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The TD Box Score - 5/19-5/25

Freaking out has commenced behind the scenes at Twins Daily this week. Some new partnerships and the interest in the team has kicked off some stunning growth. When one starts a Twins-focused web site in 2012, just as the bottom falls out, it’s natural to wonder what can happen when the team finally rights the ship. It’s also natural that seven years later, one has completely forgotten that can happen. But we’re seeing it, so I’m going to vary the order of this week’s report to call out some exciting developments.

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Twins Daily Community Report 5/12-5/18

Time is short, but there are a number of small developments in Twins Daily’s community as stories, interaction and new visitors all seem to be trending in positive directions. Let’s jump in.

Stories
Good lord: there were 30 stories last week on Twins Daily. I love you all.

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Offseason Handbook Now Available for Download

The World Series has come to an end. The Boston Red Sox are celebrating. And now we all can celebrate the arrival of a new offseason with its infinite possibilities.

The 2019 Offseason Handbook is available for immediate download. Click this link and name your price to receive a copy of this TwinsCentric offseason primer immediately.

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Offseason Handbook Updates: Cover and Guest Authors

As the postseason rolls on, we're getting closer to the World Series, and you know what that means: Offseason Handbook Day is almost upon us! (Preorders will receive their copies next Tuesday.)
Today, we're excited to bring you a couple of big updates, including our star-studded list of guest contributors.

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Individual Tuesday Taproom Tour Ticket On Sale

Join Aaron and John at a live podcast, drinking free craft beers, winning great giveaways, meeting special guests, hanging with a community of Twins fans watching a Twins game together.

Buy your tickets here.


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Twins Weekly for Jan. 5-11: Seth Speaks!

Welcome to Twins Weekly. This feature intends to help readers discover anything they may have missed, encourage prospective writers to get active and provide readers an opportunity to offer up requests for content. The big news at the site this week was Seth’s return to podcasting, which featured a star-studded lineup of guests.

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Order The 2018 Offseason Handbook

The Twins Daily 2018 Offseason Handbook is now available for order and immediate download. You can claim your copy by clicking here. Name your price and download it right away to dig into its 63 pages of unparalleled offseason coverage.

Read below for details about pricing and what's inside.

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Next "Write Of Spring" Newsletter: A Pitching Primer

Do your eyes kinda gloss over when people start talking about a slider versus a sinker versus a cutter? Mine do. So this spring I asked for help from the Twins pitching staff. The resulting cheat sheet will be in this week's Write Of Spring Newsletter. It's free, but you must sign up soon as it will come out Wednesday night. Sign up by giving us your email in the box at the bottom of this story or use the box on the upper right of the front page.

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5 Years Later: Reflecting On A Rewarding Journey

It all began with a Wednesday night poli-sci class.

I’m not going to lie, the story of how I've reached this point traces back to sheer laziness. I might never have ended up here if I wasn't a teenager who liked to sleep in.

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Five Years of Twins Daily - BYTO Edition

So goodbye, BYTO.
Where the dogs of society howled.

Five years ago, four bloggers – whose writings were widely shared on the BattleYourTailOff.com forums – gathered their considerable baseball knowledge and passion to form Twins Daily, eschewing their individual sites in favor of a single site for All Things Twins.

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Celebrating Five Years Of Twins Daily

Time flies when you’re having fun! And, at Twins Daily, we’ve been having a lot of fun, and hopefully you have too. It is hard to believe that in the next week, Twins Daily will turn five years old. In fact, when one of the Twins Daily owners recently mentioned that we were about to turn five, we all did a double-take. Fortunately, we had the screenshot from the first day to prove it has been five years.

Over the next few days, we’ll be sharing our thoughts on our old sites, Twins Daily, and some of our favorite things about this community.

And that community is what Twins Daily really is all about, at least in my opinion. When John, Parker, Nick and I first started meeting and discussing consolidating our individual blogs, we spoke frequently about building a community of Twins fans.

As you can see from the Day 1 web page, Twins Daily has come a long ways in five years. Arguably the best decision in Twins Daily history was bringing on Brock Beauchamp. OK, not arguably. It was.

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Note that this is Part 1 of a series of articles. Each of the Twins Daily owners will share their thoughts on the site's first five years and what it has meant to them.
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