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Logan Darnell became the ninth Rochester Red Wings player to honored with a weekly award from the International League. Pat Dean (2x), To...
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Bad News/Good News

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:53 AM
Ten days ago it looked like the Twins were done. I read in an article or on a blog that they might even lose 90 games again this year. Th...
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First Wave of September Call Ups

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:32 AM
Though the Twins will not confirm any promotions until Tuesday (probably because they can't call anyone up before September 1), Kevin Okl...
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To trade or not to trade Plouffe this offseason.

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:01 AM
I think legitimate cases could be made for either side of this argument. Plouffe is 12th among qualified MLB 3rd basemen in both OPS and...
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Listening to Vin Scully

Other Baseball Yesterday, 11:52 PM
I have to create a thread like this every year.   Scully is losing his touch but I'll cut him some slack, as he's roughly 1,946 year...
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Baseball's Happy Lexicon

Attached Image: Hammond_Stadium.jpg This shortest of phrases makes our hearts soar
Pitchers and catchers report
We limped through last year but come back for more
Pitchers and catchers report
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
Pitchers and catchers report
[PRBREAK][/PRBREAK]
Four tiny words and hope’s candle’s lit
Pitchers and catchers report
Gardy will make sure they get after it
Pitchers and catchers report
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
Pitchers and catchers report

We love when they hustle and slide in the dirt
Pitchers and catchers report
But please Lord don’t let the boys end up hurt
Pitcher and catchers report
We’ll watch through our fingers when Frankie throws
Obsess on the nogginof Justin Morneau
And the Bilat’ral legs of our catcher Joe
Pitchers and catchers report

Finally you take your turn as poet
Pitchers and catchers report
Channel your winter frustration and show it
Pitchers and catchers report
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)
Pitchers and catchers report

With apologies to Franklin Pierce Adams


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