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Game Thread: Twins vs. Detroit 8/17 @ 7:10 PM CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:43 AM
ANNND Welcome! To Minnesota Twins Whine Line: Christmas in August Edition! I am your host and gracious elf, Vanimal. Along with my trusty...
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Article: Getting the Twins Bullpen Right for 2019

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:00 PM
It wasn't so long ago that the Twins were flush with quality righties out of the bullpen. Even though the rest of his team was lagging ar...
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Article: MIN 5, DET 4: Take a Bow, Joe

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:57 PM
If there’s one good reason to keep tuning into the Twins the rest of this season, it’s because we could very will be watching the end of...
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A way, way too early look at the 2019 rotation. And yet...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:57 PM
This is stupid! Its way, way too early! And we will have months ahead of us to discuss the 2019 season. And yet, between a disappointing...
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Article: Twins Minor League Report (8/16): Every Affiliat...

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 09:16 PM
Rochester and Chattanooga won laughers, Cedar Rapids split a double-header that included the suspended game from Wednesday night, Fort My...
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Winners Wanted: MinnCentric's MN Wild Game 1 Watch Party

Our first MinnCentric team has made the playoffs, and it is way past time we celebrated. So we’re buying a round for the house. (Make sure you’re in the house.)

In the dead of January, things looked pretty bleak for the Wild, just as they have for all of the Minnesota sports teams lately. Some say the turnaround was due to the acquisition of Devan Dubnyk, but the real heroes were the #WildSupportGroup, a group of Wild Xtra members and writers that commiserated together on Twitter, taking comfort in virtual lemon bars, each other and booze.
It occurs to us that this might be a winning recipe, so we’re calling all Twins Daily readers to Masons Barre and Resturant (6th and Hennepin) to watch Game 1 of the Wild-Blackhawks series. Writers from Twins Daily (including yours truly) and other sites will be there to talk Wild playoffs, Twins minor leagues, Vikings draft or United’s stadium. And you’ll get a free beer on us to thank you for all your support of our dismal teams.

We’ll also be sampling the #WildSupportGroup’s new “Lucky Lemon Bars” which we feel are sure to guarantee a Wild victory. Three Olives Vodka will anchor this sweet lemony concoction that is guaranteed to raise spirits or drown sorrows, again for free.

Never has a support group been quite so enabling. I mean that in a good way.

So you have plans Friday night, and so do your friends if you’re kind/smart enough to invite them. Set aside some time, head over after dinner, stroll over after the Twins game. No matter how you do it, SHOW UP. It’s rare you get to be part of someone buying the house a round. It’s even rarer you get to see a Minnesota team in the playoffs. Either way, it’s time you get to feel like a winner.


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6 Comments

John, you have an uncanny ability to write beautifully about an event without including the date... :)
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Carole Keller
Apr 30 2015 09:26 AM

 

John, you have an uncanny ability to write beautifully about an event without including the date... :)

Well, I assume he doesn't need to mention the actual date when he says it's Friday, Game 1 ...

 

Well, I assume he doesn't need to mention the actual date when he says it's Friday, Game 1 ...

Thanks, I overlooked his line "So you have plans Friday night..."

 

Seems like the kind of important detail one would want to feature more prominently, though.

 

And it's not the first time John has been ambiguous on event dates:

http://twinsdaily.co...kick-off-event/

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John Bonnes
Apr 30 2015 03:00 PM

Yeah, I might be a little stretched right now. You're right. 

No prob, I was nitpicking. You are building an awesome community here!
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Parker Hageman
Apr 30 2015 08:07 PM

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