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Twins should hire Mike Maddux

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:15 PM
Nice article at TwinkieTown about going after Maddux, the recently fired Nats pitching coach. Myjah notes that Levine worked with him for...
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Article: The Brian Dozier Trade That Almost Was

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:07 PM
Sometimes, the best trades are the ones you don't make.That old sports adage certainly seems to apply with regards to the first big test...
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Article: Supplementing the Twins: Tyler Chatwood

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:02 PM
Continuing on with the Supplementing the Twins series, it’s time to take a look at another pitcher. Last week, the subject was Lance Lynn...
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Article: Diving Into The Offseason: A Sano Extension?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:33 PM
In the last week, we have considered potential contract extensions for Brian Dozier and Byron Buxton. Today, we will attempt to consider...
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Rosenthal: Gardy to be the new Tigers manager

Other Baseball Today, 02:33 PM
According to Ken Rosenthal, the Tigers have chosen Ron Gardenhire to be their next manager, pending the completion of a contract. ...
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Why I Still Write About Sports at Times Like This

It's been a hard fall for me to write in these spaces. Every evening I try to sit down to write, I find a dozen other things to do. There are papers to grade and recommendations to submit and people to actually be married to. So while I love to write, and even though I want to write, it slips through my fingers more often than I like.

This past week, I had the time, I had the energy, but every time I opened up this page, I stopped and stared. And as the feeds from North Minneapolis streamed into my phone, as people I love and trust engaged in louder and louder protests for more pressing matters than quality sports analysis, I couldn't find it in myself to write.

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THANK YOU From Twins Daily!

As Thanksgiving arrives and we reflect on all of the many things that we are thankful for, our team at Twins Daily has no shortage of gratitude.

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Last Chance: 20 More Tickets Received

This morning, I got 20 more tickets for the pub crawl and am releasing them right now. Grab them before they're gone!

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Save The Date: Twins Daily's Touch 'Em All Pub Crawl!

We’ve waited four long years to watch meaningful September games, so we're going overboard for 2015’s Twins Daily Touch ‘Em All Pub Crawl.

This will be the biggest and best ever. PLEASE set aside the 19th of September, starting at noon on your calendar, then take a minute and tell your friends to set it aside too. While you’re at it, you may want to set a reminder for yourself the morning of Thursday, September 3rd, because that’s when tickets will go on sale, and we only have so much room in some of these bars.

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Last Chance for Winter Meltdown Tickets

~~~ Buy tickets HERE ~~~


You will not be able to buy tickets at the door tomorrow (Saturday) so today is your last chance to gain admission to the Twins Daily Winter Meltdown. Jacque Jones and Twins President Dave St. Peter will be attending, there will be free beer, commemorative pint glasses, lots of Twins talk and it's a two-block walk from Twinsfest.

If you do buy or have bought tickets, they'll be waiting for you at the door.

Here, one last time, are the details:
  • January 24th, from 5-8, at Mason’s. Just walk the block from Target Field and TwinsFest and join us.
  • Question & answers with Minnesota Twins President Dave St. Peter, and Jacque Jones! We're sorry to announce that Tim Laudner will not be able to attend the Meltdown due to family obligations. Our community's thoughts are with Tim and his family.
  • Two free beers from local craft brewery 612 Brew.
  • Drink specials from Dobel Tequila and Three Olives Vodka.
  • Raffle that include two Twins Opening Day tickets from Ticket King.
  • The limited edition Twins Daily Winter Meltdown Pint Glass
  • Tickets go on sale Tuesday RIGHT HERE. $25 on Tuesday only, $30 after.
We'll see you next Saturday!

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Twins Catcher Tim Laudner Join Twins Daily’s 2015 Winter Meltdown

The guest list for the Twins Daily Winter Meltdown continues to grow!

We're very excited to announce that Tim Laudner will be joining us to talk about the 1987 World Series, catcher framing, moving from player to media, and maybe show off what a World Series ring looks like.

Laudner is best known to Twins fans as being the starting catcher of the 1987 World Champion Twins. In that seven-game Championship series versus the Cardinals, he started every game, hitting .318 (with a .444 OBP).

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Available For Preorder: 2015 Offseason Handbook

Now that another tough season has come to a close, it's time to focus on finding ways to reinforce and expedite a rebuilding process that has moved along more slowly than anyone would like.

These next few months will present numerous opportunities to supplement and perhaps restructure a talent-laden young core. You'll be able to familiarize yourself with all those possibilities in the Twins Daily 2015 Offseason Handbook, which is now available for pre-order at a new low price.


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Twins Daily Primer: The Blogs

This is the second Twins Daily primer article – the first being the basics of the new Twins Daily – and today, we’ll focus on the user blog experience. How it has changed, how it hasn’t changed, and how to get the most out of your blogging experience on Twins Daily. Even some of the veteran bloggers might want to take a look at these tips, as a few things have changed with the new system.

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Twins Daily Primer: The Basics

The new Twins Daily is certainly a work in progress (as is any living project) but given the number of new features and reshuffled user experience elements, I thought it might help to jot down a few of the biggest differences between the old Twins Daily and the new site.

First, we’ll talk about the various sections of the site: some old, some new.

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What Do You Want Out Of Twins Daily?

Last week I used this space to tell you what Twins Daily is. Today, I’d like you to tell me what Twins Daily should become.

Let me tell you a secret: a lot of the time, we don’t really know what we’re doing. That’s actually good news, as it has forced us to try stuff, from podcasting in a bar to publishing e-handbooks to t-shirts to pub crawls to live hangouts to the new videos you’ll see in our minor league updates.

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Welcome to the new Twins Daily!

It has been two long months of project outlines, software testing, design, development, testing, and finally… migration.

Welcome to the new Twins Daily, everyone!