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my WAY TOO EARLY Prospect ranking update

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 02:04 AM
 I know it's early and many of the top prospects haven't even started playing yet this summer, but with how bad the Twins are it's n...
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Is this a SSS, or reality?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:26 AM
I am not sure where the Twins go from here. One can talk SSS all one wants, but one also has to take into account that the SSS is backing...
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Article: Twins Minor League Report (4/30): Plouffe Rehabs...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 02:04 AM
The first month of the minor league season wrapped up on Saturday with plenty of positive signs from the Twins system.Strong pitching has...
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Fun with numbers: 2016 edition

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:12 PM
After the first month, Byung-ho Park is on pace for 41 home runs and only 54 RBI's.
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Alex Meyer to rotation

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:42 PM
Alex Meyer will start on Tuesday, with Tommy Milone being bumped to the rotation after an unimpressive month of April.   ...
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The Blizzard of Oz

Attached Image: Oswaldo.jpg As I look out any window, I am blinded by the results of several recent blizzards that have left Dakota Territory with an ultra-reflective blanket of glaring white snow. Nothing makes me miss Minnesota Twins baseball more. I close my eyes, but it’s not blackness. An orange-ish haze is all see, due to the sunlight attempting to breach my lightly-closed eyelids.

Despite the overflow of natural light, I am able to envision big things for the Twins in my mind’s eye. A Venezuelan outfielder, Oswaldo Arcia, appears to be a mighty storm of a player. He will be ready to blow through the American League soon. Just how intense will the “Blizzard of Oz” be?
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The Twins signed Arcia as a 16-year-old back in 2007. His numbers as a 17-year-old in the GCL were very similar to Miguel Sano’s at the same age. He has sustained that production successfully up to the AA level. He really has nothing left to prove at any level but AAA.

Attached Image: Arcia, Oswaldo 02.jpg He has slow-cooked to perfection and will start his sixth year with the organization on the cusp of forcing a big-league call-up. Please take a look at the things he was doing in New Britain last year.

Arcia’s accomplishments label him as a pure baller, and he will be a nice addition to the big club very soon. There is no need to rush him to the Major Leagues. But we could see a path cleared for Oswaldo mid-summer in 2013. His arrival would feel like a “Coors Light Blizzard” during the swelter of July and August (refreshing). And that will feel like Venezuela in February.

This ain't HD, but listen to the wonderful sound Arcia's bat speed creates.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fugm0m6kyo


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