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Article: Twins Trade Rumors Roundup: Teams Pondering Selling

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The rumor mill has been pretty dry lately, so Bob Nightengale’s recent story with trade talk rumors was a tall glass of water. The revela...
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Jim Pohlad with Sid - is it really not about the money?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:22 PM
http://www.startribu...2/?refresh=true   It's a good read, and kind of a relief that if a newspaper with an editorial staff and a se...
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Matt Magill DFAd

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:21 PM
The Minnesota Twins just announced that RH RP Matt Magill has been DFAd. Kohl Stewart recalled, likely in a new role.    
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Article: Arraez Is What Minnesota Has Craved

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:12 PM
Last September a robust 26-year-old rookie played in 29 games for the Minnesota Twins and posted an .887 OPS. He did so while looking the...
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Twins stuff from around the Web (Fangraphs, Twitter, Athl...

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Per request.....new thread! this seems like a really odd post to start with, which makes sense for a thread about the Twins and Internet....
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Episode 428: Bomba

Aaron is attending a wedding in an apple orchard, so John is joined by Parker Hageman of Twins Daily. They talk about the source of the Twins' power surge, breakthroughs in the Twins' attendance, the impact of Rocco Baldelli on the organization, how this year compares to the 2001 Twins season, and whether Joe Mauer's $23 million expiring contract is a key factor in this season's success. You can listen by downloading us from iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeartRadio or find it at GleemanAndTheGeek.com. Or just click this link.
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Per the discussion on openers.I wonder if the Twins have realized that for every advantage of an opener, there are disadvantages.If an opener goes bad, it potentially really limits your options in the bullpen.It seems that they have opted to stretch out outings from the pen which in turn should, optimize pen usage.

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Brock Beauchamp
May 30 2019 09:38 AM

Per the discussion on openers. I wonder if the Twins have realized that for every advantage of an opener, there are disadvantages. If an opener goes bad, it potentially really limits your options in the bullpen. It seems that they have opted to stretch out outings from the pen which in turn should, optimize pen usage.

I think the Twins’ lack of an opener can be summed up with one stat:

The Twins’ bullpen has pitched the fewest innings in the AL.

If your starters are pitching a bunch of good innings, the need for an opener becomes less necessary.
    • ashbury and PseudoSABR like this

 

I think the Twins’ lack of an opener can be summed up with one stat:

The Twins’ bullpen has pitched the fewest innings in the AL.

If your starters are pitching a bunch of good innings, the need for an opener becomes less necessary.

True, yet decision seems to be organization wide and made during off season.


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