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Article: Players’ Union Rejects Pace Of Play Proposals

Other Baseball Yesterday, 11:29 PM
Pace of play has been one of the major focuses during Rob Manfred’s time as commissioner. Timers have been added for between innings and...
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Article: Twelve's A Crowd: Twins Are Rolling In Relief

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:21 PM
Minnesota's signing of righty reliever Addison Reed to a two-year, $16.25 million contract, which became official on Monday, was stunning...
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Article: Johan Santana Elected To Twins Hall of Fame

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:50 PM
This afternoon at Target Field, the Minnesota Twins announced that Johan Santana has been elected to the Twins Hall of Fame.Santana is th...
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Twins Opening Day Roster 2018 vs 2017

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:11 PM
Although there are a few days left until this gets decided, it doesn't look like there will many decisions to make. If you assume that th...
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Article: Three Twins Breakout Candidates For 2018

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 08:04 PM
During every season, there are players who figure something out and take the next step. It can be a pitcher finally gaining command of a...
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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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