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Article: Falvine Ready To Flex Muscles

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:07 PM
The Minnesota Twins made a tough, but necessary move following a 103-loss season a year ago. In firing Terry Ryan, the team that calls Ta...
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Article: Three Bagger: Darvish, Marte & Otani

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:06 PM
Even though it is the offseason, the Twins have been making news. Last week, Byron Buxton and Brian Dozier were honored for their outstan...
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Outside the box Idea: Trade for Giancarlo Stanton

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:51 PM
The Twins "window" is NOW, and by trading for Stanton you are getting his 3 prime years before he inevitably opts out of his contract. Ju...
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Twins heading back to WCCO

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:10 PM
According to a Phil Miller article in the Strib, the Twins will be heading back to WCCO in 2018.    http://www.startribu...adio...
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Article: The Lost Ones

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:48 AM
Trying to pretend like your word is your bondBut until you do right, all you do will go wrongNow some might mistake this just for simple...
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1,000,000 Reasons

Attached Image: Fotolia_16304314_S.jpg You would think that when Twins Daily hits a milestone like one million views over a month, as we did yesterday, it would cause a elation. And usually you would be right.

But this time, it was a little overwhelming. Because while I forget details about the beginnings of blogging I still vividly remember certain feelings.

I remember the emptiness of hollering into the void. I remember the elation of finding an audience. [PRBREAK][/PRBREAK]I remember the backlash, the anger at cowardly throwaway attacks. The disbelief at shameful obstacles. The frustration. The hopelessness. The resignation.

For the better part of a decade, the naysayers had the louder voice. They used it to tell you that nobody will listen. That your passion is of no interest. That your voice belongs in your mothers basement.

To them I'll reply: 1,000,000.

One million times per month people want to read your thoughts. One million times per month, people want to read your research. One million times per month, people want to share your passion.

To me, that is a dream come true. To the naysayers, it is a fad or a lark or an insignificant detail. They are making the same mistake they made ten years ago: they underestimated you.

They didn't think you were passionate enough to find us, kind enough to share, civil enough to discuss, or talented enough to write. And you are all those things and there are millions of you and now we know this, can show this.

Which is a very long way of saying two words: Thank You. I don't pretend to know everyone's motivations for visiting Twins Daily, but whatever the reason, it feels like a miracle. Elation isn't enough.


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