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Game Thread: Indians@Twins 8:20 7:10PM

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:35 PM
Game-time forecast: Mostly cloudy. Winds blowing in from left field at 5-10 m.p.h. Temperature around 80. ChiTown will have the Lineups S...
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Would you trade Twins Target field for better team in Oak...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:32 PM
Bud Selig contends that all of the new stadium situations have resolved teams competitive issues in his farewell tour of Oakland. •"As co...
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Article: Suddenly, Shortstops!

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:30 PM
Finding a non-temporary answer at the shortstop position has been a long-standing issue for the Minnesota Twins, dating back about a deca...
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Promote Josmil Pinto?

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 04:11 PM
In case people haven't noticed, Josmil Pinto has been raking in AAA.  In 43 games, he's hitting .300/.405/.525 (.930 OPS).  Mor...
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Article: Affiliate Roundup

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 04:04 PM
Another year, and it seems as if the story isn’t changing. With 40 games left in the season, the only thing the Twins have to play for is...
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Friday Links-N-Thinks

Original post from North Dakota Twins Fan

Baseball is back!!!

It was great to get home from work early on Thursday to a ton of action already underway across the baseball universe. I flipped through multiple games because my cable company was nice enough to give me a free preview of MLB Extra Innings. It is very tempting to want to purchase the package for the entire year but I might have to settle for the free pass for the first few days of the season.

I checked in on the Nationals with Stephen Strasburg on the mound and Wilson Ramos behind the plate. Jose Valverde was a perfect 49 out of 49 in save opportunites last season but his first chance this year was unsuccessful. The Marlins had a short turn around after they opened their new stadium on Wednesday night in Miami and they had to be in Cincinnati for an afternoon game the next day. I ended the night by listening to the best announcer in the game, Vin Scully. [PRBREAK][/PRBREAK]

Opening Day is the greatest time of the year. The Twins start their 2012 campaign in Baltimore tonight and they have their home opener on Monday afternoon. It's just a wonderful time to be a baseball fan. Here are some of the top stories I enjoyed from the past week. Have a great weekend with baseball back in our lives.

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My Weekly Rundown (Predictions Week):
Video of the Week: The Twins have released some very clever commercials over the years and this newest one fits into that mold. In this Big Lebowski-themed spot, Kent Hrbek is asked to take on the title role of the "Big Hrbowski." Span leaves the team in a tough spot with the 7/10 split but Hrbek is called on to make the impossible shot.


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