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Donaldson contract discussion - 4/100? 4/110?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:33 PM
https://www.mlbtrade...-donaldson.html Hopefully this offer gets accepted as it would be a good way to wrap up the off-season. Big impro...
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Front Page: 2020 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook Availa...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:25 PM
The 2020 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook will be now available.By clicking here, you can order the paperback version of the PDF/E-Book...
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Royce Lewis Highlights

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 11:01 AM
I put together a quick package of Royce Lewis highlights from his time with Double-A Pensacola. Enjoy!  
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Diamond Awards Volunteers

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:15 AM
I'm offering this only to visitors of the forums, but if you would like to attend the Diamond Awards and don't mind helping out, they're...
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Astros Being Investigated for Using Tech to Steal Pitchin...

Other Baseball Today, 10:01 AM
I can no longer say I want the Twins to emulate the Astros. Bush league maneuver to use cameras in order to steal signs.
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With Donaldson in the Fold, Can the Twins Afford to Wait Until the Deadline to Trade for Starting Pitching?

The Twins made a franchise-altering move on Tuesday by signing superstar third baseman Josh Donaldson. His addition turns them into a serious World Series contender. Can they afford to wait to add starting pitching?

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Is Infield Defense Really That Important for the 2020 Minnesota Twins?

There’s no denying the Infield Outs Above Average (OAA) stat by Baseball Savant painted an ugly picture for the Minnesota Twins. Sliding Miguel Sano to first base and inserting Josh Donaldson into third will certainly help. Regardless of the Donaldson effect, how concerned do we need to be about the defense?

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Devil's Advocate: Why the Josh Donaldson Deal Isn't Good for the Twins

Alright, we’ve all had time to be excited about the Minnesota Twins making an impact move and landing MLB Trade Rumors' fifth-best free agent of 2020. Now, it’s time to look at the other side: why isn’t this a good deal for the Twins as they enter their competitive window?

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2020 Twins Lineup: Five Things Josh Donaldson Does Better Than Any of His New Teammates

The Minnesota Twins lineup in 2019 was lethal, hitting more home runs than any other team in major league baseball history. Bringing in a guy like Josh Donaldson only makes this offense more terrifying. How should the lineup look in 2020 and what will Donaldson add to this offense?

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Buzz on Baseball's Worst Scandal in Decades

In early November Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers shocked the baseball world by revealing that his former team had been cheating. The Houston Astros electronically stole signs during the 2017 season. Since that day, this scandal has grown to something Pete Rose and Joe Jackson would be afraid of involvement in. Unpacking it all brings forth a plethora of feelings.

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The Twins' Great Advantage (That They Aren't Taking Advantage Of)

Fresh off the Josh Donaldson news, it is becoming harder to criticize the Twins front office as they pushed their chips in and took a free agent risk that the franchise has never seen before. For that, they should absolutely be commended. However, there does remain one area where they have been stingy but should look to change their ways.

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Do the Twins Really Need to Add Another Starter?

The 2019 Minnesota Twins offense put up some historic numbers. On Tuesday, we learned that the team had added one of the best hitters over the last dozen years to the already-strong lineup. Twins fans got excited, thinking about the offensive numbers the team could produce. At the same time, many quickly jumped back to asking if the team still needs to add more pitching.

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What's Next for the Twins After Signing Josh Donaldson?

In case you haven’t heard, the Twins added a pretty good bat to their lineup. They signed Josh Donaldson to the largest contract in team history, but is the offseason over for the Twins? I looked at what could still be done to improve the roster.

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3 Current Twins That Were Late-Blooming Prospects

Not every top prospect is going to make it at the big-league level and there will be plenty of unranked prospects that become significant contributors. Minnesota’s farm system has been strong in recent years and this has helped to form the team’s current core. However, there are players on the roster that took time to develop. Here are three players that took their time to become fixtures with the Twins.

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Josh Donaldson, Bringer of Rings

The Minnesota Twins will never be the same. This is a transformational signing. This is that first statement signing a team needs, when it matures into the kind of organization that can compete for top talent with those in bigger markets. At the plate, in the field, and on the books, Donaldson is just perfect for this team, at this moment.

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A Bigger Twins Problem Than Pitching

If you’ve given any thought at all to the Twins deficiencies this offseason, the chief concern has likely been the starting rotation. Two guys returned and two new names were added, but there’re still glaring holes in that group. The reality however may be that even with another strong pitching addition, infield defense will be the downfall of this squad.

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FEINSAND: Twins to Sign Josh Donaldson

The Bringer of Rain is joining the Bomba Squad.

According to MLB.com's Mark Feinsand, the Minnesota Twins have agreed with free agent third baseman Josh Donaldson on a four-year contract.