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Game Thread: Twins v Tigers, 7/23 @ 1:10pm CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:02 PM
As of this writing, the Twins are 49-47 and are 1.5 games behind Cleveland. The Royals have been coming on strong (of course they have, t...
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Article: No Garcia Trade: Braves Balk At Twins’ Prospect’...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:57 PM
The reason Jaime Garcia pitched a gem in an Atlanta Braves uniform last night -- adding a grand slam at the plate for good measure -- rat...
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Article: Twins Minor League Report (7/22): Perkins Return...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 04:57 PM
Injuries can be devastating to the careers of players. Some of the best players in baseball history have seen their careers cut short bec...
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Article: Catching Curiosities

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:49 PM
Twins pitchers have been much more successful this season when Jason Castro has been behind the plate. Are there stats we can point to th...
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AL Central 2018 -- Is the door open?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:44 PM
White Sox started selling before the season started.    Tigers traded JD and are rumored to sell more.    Royals coul...
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Road Trip to SW Florida: Day 3

Sorry it has taken me a few days to get to this post. We just got internet at our new place, so I had been unable to get online.

Day 3 started early in the morning. We got up and hit the road at 4am Eastern Time, which felt like 3 to us Midwesterners. To avoid Atlanta traffic we had to be through the city before 6:30 came. We made it to Atlanta around 6 and drove through an amazing cityscape for 10 minutes until we got to a southern suburb. Our first stop was to eat, get gas and more caffeine. Coffee was one of our best friends on the trip. A quick cat nap in a hotel parking lot about an hour later and we were on our way.
[PRBREAK][/PRBREAK]Our second stop was more exciting. It was a foggy and rainy day in southern Georgia, but we had to stop in Ashburn to see the World’s Largest Peanut. It sat just off the freeway, but had a long driveway so that visitors could check it out.
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After Ashburn we pressed on towards Gainesville, but it was still raining when we got there, so we got gas and food and decided to head for our final destination. Four hours later, I rolled down my windows, put on some sunglasses and took the last exit towards our new home.

We arrived around 5 at night, exhausted and ready for some sleep. We found a few things we had to take care of immediately (notably a beeping smoke detector) and called it an early night.

We have spent the last few days unpacking and getting the necessary items to make the home feel more like ours.

I will be heading to the complex for rehab and a workout on Monday morning. It will be nice to get back at it outside and see some familiar faces.

I hope everyone is staying warm and wearing purple and gold tonight!

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