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Go Bold: Trade for Gerrit Cole

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:30 AM
As we're all discussing ways to improve the pitching staff, one name seems to be forgotten around here... Gerrit Cole.  The Pirates...
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Article: AFL Report – Week 1: Paul, Jay, Vasquez Stand Ou...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 02:09 AM
(This report includes the games played through 10/15)Minnesota Twins prospects in the Arizona Fall League are playing on the roster of th...
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Second-favorite team

Other Baseball Today, 12:18 AM
The Hate-watch thread made me start to think about this--who is my second-favorite team? (No, my second-favorite team, not my second-favo...
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Fangraphs (and other national publications) on the Twins

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 08:26 PM
I'm just going to post here whenever they do an article on the Twins.   Today, they have one on Trevor May (noting some changes in s...
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2017 Twins Report Cards

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 08:31 PM
Posting them here so people can check them out. Did this series last year and it was fairly well received.   First up: Matt Belisle:...
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Baseball's Happy Lexicon

Attached Image: Hammond_Stadium.jpg This shortest of phrases makes our hearts soar
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We limped through last year but come back for more
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99 losses taught the boys things
We yearn for the clean slate a new season brings
Like Hornsby we stared out the window for spring
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Four tiny words and hope’s candle’s lit
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Gardy will make sure they get after it
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Smith was relieved and Ryan’s the man
He let Cuddy go but got Josh Willingham
We’ll hope that Capps moon shots don’t ruin his plan
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We love when they hustle and slide in the dirt
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But please Lord don’t let the boys end up hurt
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We’ll watch through our fingers when Frankie throws
Obsess on the nogginof Justin Morneau
And the Bilat’ral legs of our catcher Joe
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Finally you take your turn as poet
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Channel your winter frustration and show it
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The comments below are a great place to bleat
Two tens and three ‘levens provide you the beat
(But add words wherever, if like me you cheat)
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With apologies to Franklin Pierce Adams


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