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Ben Rortvedt - 2017

Adopt A Prospect 2017 Yesterday, 11:17 PM
  Benjamin T. Rortvedt   September 25, 1997 (Age: 19 this season) Birthplace: Verona, WI Signed via amateur draft in 201...
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Article: Twins Minor League Report (6/25): Romero Rocks,...

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 11:07 PM
This time of year can get very busy in the Twins farm system. The rookie league teams are starting to get up and running while the full-s...
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Julio Urias done

Other Baseball Yesterday, 09:59 PM
Shoulder injury. Discuss. http://www.espn.com/...ed-12-14-months
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Timeline for Hughes and Santiago?

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Who"s the fifth starter now that Turley is in AAA? Anyone know the plan for Hughes and Santiago?
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Article: Kintzler Has Been Twins Bullpen's Unlikely Hero

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:38 PM
His palms are sweaty. Knees weak, arms are heavy. There's vomit on his sweater already, mom's spaghetti. He's nervous, but on the surface...
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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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Join Twins Daily At The Diamond Awards

One last reminder: you can still join Seth, Jeremy, The Voice of Reason, other Twins Daily folks and me at the Diamond Awards this Thursday night. Just sign up and in their "comments field" tell them that you want sit at the Twins Daily tables.

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Winter Meltdown - SOLD OUT

Sorry folks - the event is sold out. Those of you who got tickets will be able to pick them up at the check-in desk at the event, which is at Brothers Bar & Grill from 4:30-7:30 PM on January 28th. See you then!

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Twins Daily Site Refresher Course

It's a new year! We're heading into 2017, and in a couple of months Twins Daily will celebrate its five-year anniversary.

Whether you're a longtime community member or relatively new, we felt this might be a good time to brush up on some of the site's features and functionalities you may not be aware of, or taking full advantage of.

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Shhh. Winter Meltdown Pre-Sale is RIGHT NOW

Question: What would you do if you found Scott Erickson, Jacque Jones, Mike Pagliarulo, Tim Laudner or Dave St. Peter in your Holiday Stocking? Answer: Let them out. Make some nog. Maybe call 911. There is no wrong answer.

Through 12/25, for just $15 (regular $25), you can buy pre-sale tickets to the Twins Daily Winter Meltdown. We are offering this quietly, to people that visit the site in the dead of winter.

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Last Chance! Sales Stop Today!

Here's your link! Best of luck on getting your tickets before they sell out!   This is over $50 worth of stuff – game ticket, parking, t-shirt, beer, brewery tour plus prizes – for only $30, plus we just got several sweet 612 Brew sweatshirts to give away!

Oh, PLUS we’re running the mascot race at the game. That’s right, you’ll be able to cheer on your favorite member of the Twins Daily crew as they race in the mascot race at Target Field. We do not know which mascots each of us will be, which brings us to the contest portion of the event…

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Pub Crawl Tickets On Sale Friday!!

Friday is the day! At 8:00 AM, limited tickets will be released for the Twins Daily Touch Em All Pub Crawl, and today we get to announce the final stop and giveaway, plus the great prizes you can win and the crazy price.

Our final stop will be Darby’s Pub, just one block from the stadium, who will be providing each attendee with a free craft 612 Brew (a $6 value). We’re also very happy to announce that AME Sports is providing great raffle prizes at each stop, including plaques gorgeous plaques of some of your favorite Twins players AND a replica 1987 World Series Champion ring!

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Touch Em All Pub Crawl T-Shirt Unveiled

Sometimes, things get so bad that you either have to laugh or cry. We’re choosing the former for our logo and T-shirts for our 2016 Twins Daily Touch Em All Pub Crawl. The complimentary T-shirts will be high-quality triblend Bella + Canvas, in both men’s and women’s styles, perfect for wearing ironically during the Twins 2017 postseason run.

You can only get them at the Pub Crawl, which we announced yesterday will by 9/24. Remember, tickets go on sale this Friday, 9/9 at 8:00 AM. Order immediately, since they’ll no longer be on sale after Monday the 12th, and may sell out before that.

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2016 Touch-Em-All Pub Crawl Announced: Sept 24th!

What will be the first stop on our Crawl To … 100 Losses? The Twins Daily Fourth Annual Touch-Em-All Pub Crawl will be September 24th, with tickets available Friday, 9/9. I don’t need to tell you that this has traditionally sold out, or the legendary stories of having a round bought by Twins closer Glen Perkins and … well, you’ll need to check-in on Friday to see this year’s momentous announcement. But for now, let’s reveal the first stop…