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Article: Twins Roster Projection 2017: Version 2.0

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:25 AM
In past years, I posted my first big league Roster Projections on the first day of Twins full-squad workouts. This is a couple of days la...
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Article: TD Top Prospects #4: Nick Gordon

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 11:59 PM
It has been a long, long time since the Twins have had a “shortstop of the future” in their pipeline. But since drafting Nick Gordon fift...
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Article: Twins Blunder Polanco's Development

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:32 PM
Shortstop has been a revolving door for the Twins for the greater part of the last two decades. Minnesota is set to enter the 2017 season...
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Expansion Draft

Minnesota Wild Talk Yesterday, 11:04 PM
What would you guys do, if you were Fletch? Personally, I'd make Zucker my sacrificial lamb. I love the guy, but it would be too enticing...
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Neal: Molitor admits team botched Polanco plan

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:40 PM
Minnesota's handling of Jorge Polanco has long been a source of puzzlement for fans. The infielder, a shaky defender at shortstop who nee...
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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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