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Trades Now Please

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:54 AM
You can call this a rant if you want to do so.   1. Kurt Suzuki to the Orioles for either Zach Davies or Brandon Kline.   2. Jo...
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Should the shift be an illegal defense?

More Baseball Today, 05:51 AM
I hadn't really considered this as a possibility but I'm not really a fan of the IF shift.  Yes, players should have freedom to posi...
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Are The Twins The Unluckiest Team In Baseball?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:51 AM
I posed this question in a column on the SweetSpot blog at ESPN.com today. You can read it here.   Basically, the premise is that wh...
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Article: Twins Minor League Report (7/30): May Day Approa...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 05:48 AM
The Twins were unable to come up with a big hit and ended up falling to the Kansas City Royals 3-2. With the Trade Deadline set for 3:00...
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Having Issues With Sound In Ads? Screenshots Here, Please

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:24 AM
Okay, I'm tired of this happening. All the ad networks are pointing fingers at one another and nobody is taking responsibility for this a...
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Get to Know: Luke Bard

It's been a struggle for Luke Bard to get on the mound since signing with the Twins in 2012. The 23-year-old right-handed pitcher is at his second big league camp, hoping he can get and remain healthy throughout the season.

I had the chance to catch up with him following a workout and before he went to eat some lunch. In this two-part interview, I talked to him about how he's feeling and how spring is treating him. I also asked whether or not the surgery would affect his opportunity to start, or if he would be in the bullpen



As you can tell, he is excited to get throwing off the mound and hopefully start moving up the organizational ladder.



Bard is another Twins prospect who is a tremendous person. He has worked very hard and wants to be very good. When healthy, he has the chance to be very good. Reports are his pitches have a lot of movement and bite on them. Hopefully he can get into games in April. Once healthy, he has the chance to move pretty quickly.


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