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Doug Bernier was pulled from Rochester's game on Tuesday evening and he will be joining the Twins as Eduardo Nunez was placed on the DL w...
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Twins Minor League Talk Today, 10:56 PM
I made my first trip of the year to Target Field last Friday, and had a fantastic time. It was a beautiful evening and the Twins played a...
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Game Thread, Twins vs. Athletics, 5/6 @ 7:10 pm CT

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Kyle Gibson-Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:26 PM
  Kyle Gibson entered tonight's game as the worst among all of MLB's qualified pitchers in these stats- xFIP (5.09), worst SIERA (5....
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How Long for Pinto?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:25 PM
It sure looks like Josmil Pinto is healthy.......unless he had no idea how far back to set up when catching, why is he not up yet? Is the...
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Friday Links-N-Thinks

[FONT=verdana]The 2014 All-Star Game was finally given to the Twin Cities this week but there were plenty of other happenings for Twins Territory. Joe Mauer was placed on waivers and the national media freaked out over what turned out to be a none story. After sitting for over a week and then playing in a handful of games, Denard Span was finally put on the DL even though rosters expand this weekend. Chris Parmelee destroyed Triple-A pitching for most of the year and he finally got called up. Now he has to show his stuff at the big league level if they can find at-bats for him.[/FONT][PRBREAK][/PRBREAK][FONT=verdana]
While the news surrounding the Twins has been exciting, the play on the field has not been in the exciting category. The team is scuffling to say the least and it could be a long final month for the faithful that still head to Target Field. A crowd of under 30,000 was announced for the first time at Target Field this week and it is hard to believe there were that many people in attendance. It is tough to watch a team that is putting a poor product on the field. Fans like me will continue to follow even if the wins aren't exactly piling up over the next few weeks.

It's a long Labor Day weekend so before you skip out of the office early make sure to check out this week's edition of "Friday Links-N-Thinks."

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My Weekly Rundown

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Video of the Week: Lew Ford hit his first home run since 2007 earlier this week. It was also great that it came off of Francisco Liriano. Ford would go on to hit another home run later in the week so he is on quite the nice run for the Orioles as they try to stay in the playoff hunt in the American League.
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