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Article: 2018 Twins Highlights: Longest Home Runs

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:01 AM
Eddie Rosario led the Twins with 24 home runs, followed by Max Kepler with 20 and Brian Dozier with 16, but neither of those three are re...
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2018 MLB Postseason Discussion Thread

Other Baseball Today, 12:01 AM
How about a postseason game thread? Any MLB postseason discussion can just go here.
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Article: What if This is the Max for Kepler?

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:24 PM
At the end of the 2018 Major League Baseball season the Minnesota Twins had a trio of main narratives. First and foremost, this was a tea...
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Article: Offseason Primer: Who Needs a First Baseman Anyw...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 05:56 PM
The Twins are still waiting for the official word from Joe Mauer on whether or not he’d like to continue his playing career, but anybody...
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Article: 2018 Twins Highlights: Top Pitching Performances

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 01:44 PM
One of the strange things about the 2018 season for the Twins was that the one thing that seems to be a constant organizational weakness...
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Gleeman & The Geek, Ep 393: Firing Paul Molitor

Aaron and John talk about the Twins' decision to fire Paul Molitor, the good and bad of his four-year tenure as manager, what the front office might be looking for in his replacement, and names to watch as the interview process begins. You can listen by downloading us from iTunes, Stitcher, iHeartRadio or find it at GleemanAndTheGeek.com. Or just click this link.
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killertwinfan
Oct 10 2018 07:03 AM

I imagine the Pohlad's committed a certain amount of time to Molitor when they hired him and you pointed out that the front office was informed of that before they were hired.If they wanted their own guy, shouldn't they just say that?Everyone talks about having you own guy as a "thing" for front offices, so why not just admit it.I believe the FO earns the scrutiny they are getting for a lack of a tangible explanation as to what they are doing and what is starting to appear as a lack of vision on their part.  

I imagine the Pohlad's committed a certain amount of time to Molitor when they hired him and you pointed out that the front office was informed of that before they were hired. If they wanted their own guy, shouldn't they just say that? Everyone talks about having you own guy as a "thing" for front offices, so why not just admit it. I believe the FO earns the scrutiny they are getting for a lack of a tangible explanation as to what they are doing and what is starting to appear as a lack of vision on their part.


Wouldn't changing managers indicate that they do indeed have a vision?
It might turn out to be the wrong vision, but IMO standing pat would be more inclined to show a lack of vision.