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Game Thread: Twins @ Royals, 6:15pm CDT 9/28/2016 AD

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:17 PM
The Minnesota Twins just went toe to toe for 11 rounds with Major League Champions of the World, the Royals of Kansas City, and this with...
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Sickels: End of 2016 Top 100 Prospects

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 05:07 PM
When names like Sano, Buxton, Kepler, Polanco and Berrios come off of prospect lists, things will look a bit different.   However Jo...
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Berrios and the hook!

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:26 PM
I posted this in the game thread, but the more I think about it, the more I am puzzled by it. It even caused Bert to far surpass the norm...
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In memory of Sept 28th, 2012, a day that will live in Twi...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:00 PM
  Minnesota Twins infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka, a product of Japan who joined the team in 2011, asked for and was granted his releas...
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How much do major league and minor league pitching coache...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:43 PM
I just looked up Ricky Nolasco, his ERA has gone from 5.11 to to 4.42 with the Angels and his ERA the last 15 games is 3.51 for the Angel...
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Guest-Filled Twins Podcast is a Success

Attached Image: waldrop%u0025252Ckyle.jpg Last night’s 90-minute SethSpeaks.net Weekly Minnesota Twins podcast was a lot of fun! We talked to Kyle Waldrop about what it was like to finally getting his first big league opportunity after spending eight seasons in the Twins system. He discussed what he did in the offseason to improve and what he’s looking to show in spring training.

Then Alex Margulies joined us to talk about how big league spring training affects the Ft. Myers Miracle front office. We also discussed how the Miracle has been ahead of the game in terms of technology. We also discussed Aaron Hicks, Alex Wimmers, Oswaldo Arcia and several other Twins prospects that spent time with the Miracle last year.

It was treat to be joined by the new Voice of the Twins Cory Provus who has jumped headfirst into his new job. He’s spent time on the Twins Caravan, and he’s dug into the history of the Minnesota Twins. He’s learned a lot from Bob Uecker and Ron Santo, and although he’s just 31-32 years old, he’s worked in many jobs and many sports. You’ll enjoy this interview.

Jeff Manship
called in next to talk about his frustrating 2011 season and how he is working and preparing for the 2012 season. He’ll begin his trek to Ft. Myers today. It will be interesting to see how his spring training goes. Will he start or work out of the bullpen?

Finally, Dan Rohlfing called into the podcast. He is a non-roster invite to big league camp as a catcher. For the first time in his career, he got a chance to play nearly every day. Like Chris Herrmann, Rohlfing is a great athlete and when he didn’t catch, he was playing in the outfield. He was entertaining as well.

It was a fun show for me. I definitely enjoy chatting with players and other Twins personnel, especially as spring training is coming quickly. However, I do want your thoughts, your opinions or suggestions. Any feedback on the podcasts is very welcome, so please feel free to e-mail me at sethspeaksnet@hotmail.com or leave your questions, comments and ideas in the Comments Section!


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