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Article: Game Thread: Twins @ Mariners, 5/25 @ 9:10pm CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:01 PM
The Twins kick off a 3-game series in Seattle tonight and I’m going to be serious for once in my life.I’d like everyone’s attention as I...
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WAPO article on HR increase in MLB

Other Baseball Today, 07:58 PM
This article seems to confirm that something has changed in the reaction of a MLB baseball to being struck by a wooden bat. While they a...
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2018 Draft stuff

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:57 PM
Just got around to noticing this but mlbpipeline has their draft top 50up. Twins pick 20, 60, 75 and 95 early.   According to minorl...
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Article: Why Isn't Mitch Garver Playing More?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:52 PM
Jason Castro recently became the latest in a series of injuries and suspension which have contributed to a pedestrian start to the 2018 s...
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Interesting article about Buxton

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:52 PM
I enjoyed the article linked below about Buxton. As you can see, the Twins and lots of other folks seem to think that he could be a hall...
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Minor Leagues


Twins Minor League Report (5/14): Great Graterol!

The Twins and Seattle are playing a makeup game at Target Field and needed to wait nearly two hours to get started, so as you’re watching them, check out what happened on Monday night in the Twins minor league system.

Rochester had a scheduled day off, and Ft. Myers had their game postponed. So it was up to the Lookouts and Kernels to provide the entertainment on this night, and they both played well.


Twins Minor League Report (5/13): Rooker Homers, Perez Piles Up Hits

With only two scheduled games in the Twins system, it could have been a quiet day in the minor leagues. However, Rochester and Chattanooga played a pair of tight games. Some big name prospects played roles in the outcomes of both games. Two former first-round picks, Kohl Stewart and Tyler Jay, pitched in Chattanooga. Top prospect Fernando Romero faced off against Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani.

Which prospects stood out in Sunday’s action? I’m glad you asked…


Twins Minor League Report (5/12): Trevor May Returns

Trevor May made his first rehab appearance for the Miracle, Chattanooga stayed hot with a nine-run night and Royce Lewis hit a double for the Kernels. As has too often been the case, Rochester was unable to play due to inclement weather.


Twins Minor League Report (5/11): Rooker Walks Off In Grand Style

Two Twins affiliates had ninth-inning wins including a grand walkoff. Two top pitching prospects started the doubleheader for the Rochester Red Wings. Zack Granite made his return after missing a month in Rochester. And which prospect reclaimed the minor home run lead in the Twins system?


Twins Minor League Report (5/10): LeBlanc Tosses Seven Shutout Innings

Randy LeBlanc continued what’s been a strong start to his 2018 season with an excellent performance and his catcher, Brian Navarreto, had a big night at the plate. The Miracle lost a late lead, the Kernels were kept in check by Brendan McKay and Rochester was rained out.


Get To Know Miracle Catcher Taylor Grzelakowski

One year ago, Taylor Grzelakowski was graduating from Madonna University with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Sales. He wasn’t going to get drafted, so he was heading to the Utica Unicorns of the independent United Shore Professional Baseball League, and he was happy about it.

Last night, Grzelakowski went 1-2 with two walks and his third home run (off of big leaguer Nathan Eovaldi) for the Ft. Myers Miracle. He’s hitting .322 on the season.
It’s been a year of transition, and at least some of that might be due to a five-year transformation. Today get to know a bit more about an intriguing prospect in the Twins system.


Alex Kirilloff: More Than Just The "Other" Kernels First-Rounder

After standing in a line of about 20 people for a few minutes, a couple of guys finally got the autograph they wanted during the Cedar Rapids Kernels regular Sunday post-game autograph session. They had secured the autograph of Royce Lewis, the Minnesota Twins first-round pick in the 2017 MLB amateur draft and the first pick overall.

They stood for a moment and looked out at the area of right field where Lewis’ team mates were spread out, some standing by themselves and some in groups of two or three players, all signing autographs for a handful of fans that had gathered around them. One of the guys asked the other, “Where’s the other first rounder?”


Twins Minor League Report (5/8): Slegers and a Slugfest

All four of the Twins affiliates were in action on Tuesday including a pitching duel between New York franchises, a rumble in the jungle of Chattanooga, a home run binge in Florida, and some Dragons breathing fire to turn the tide of a battle in the Midwest League.


Top Twins Prospects Are Performing

Five weeks into the season, and it seems as if so much has happened already in the Twins minor league system. One very encouraging thing at the start of the minor league season is the performance of the Twins top prospects. Today, we’ll take a look at the Twins Daily top prospects to update how they are doing early in the season.


Twins Minor League Report: Sawyer, Perez, Diaz Provide Big Hits

The Twins won again thanks in large part to six more shutout innings from Fernando Romero. He wasn’t the only Top 10 Twins prospect in action on Monday night. Keep on reading to find out how the Twins four minor league affiliates performed on Monday night. Plenty of prospects had a big night.


Edwar Colina: From Chilly Home Opener to No-Hitter

Imagine for a moment that you grew up in an area where high temperatures each day run between 80 and 85 degrees, year-round.

You enjoy sports, especially baseball, and you can literally play ball every day, all year, if you want.

You realize your dream of signing a professional baseball contract and then, one day, you’re pitching for the Cedar Rapids Kernels, a mere 2,600 miles, as the crow flies, from your home town.

Then you walk out to the mound to pitch your first game of the season and it’s 37 degrees with a 15 mile per hour wind slapping you in the face.


Twins Minor League Report (5/6): Gonsalves Fans Nine

For the first time all season, every affiliate was able to play their scheduled Sunday game. Twins Territory is basking in the glow of early summer, which means there should be plenty more baseball games to write about in the days ahead. Sunday saw Stephen Gonsalves make his second Triple A start, while Chattanooga and Fort Myers found themselves in one-run games.

Whose performance stood out above the crowd? Read on and then you decide…