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MiLB.com Farm System Grades. The Twins' is Graded...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:30 PM
Article here.     The Twins system is graded "B" overall.The writeup starts with the following, smirk-inducing sentence:  ...
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EliminaTwins

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:18 PM
After 90+ games, the Twins have a winning record. I don't think they're yet playoff contenders, but they're letting young players play an...
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Article: Rooker Promoted: Aggressive, or No?

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:10 PM
On Tuesday afternoon, news came out that Brent Rooker had been promoted from Elizabethton to Ft. Myers. It was a strategy the Twins had m...
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Article: A (Twins) Territory Divided

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:14 PM
A pair of very non-scientific twitter surveys taken this week confirmed what the Twins Daily forums have demonstrated for some time: Twin...
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Was the Plate Blocked for Dozier

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:01 PM
I've seen a few questions on this one, and I hadn't seen an answer.   I had to look up Rule 7.13 again as I thought he was blocking...
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Jered Weaver No-Hits Twins

The Twins were hoping to salvage game three of their series in Anaheim against the LA Angels. Instead, the Twins got another poor start and the bats were shut down. In fact, the bats managed to do nothing. Jered Weaver, one of baseball's best starting pitchers, threw a no-hitter against the Twins.

The Angels won the game 9-0, but Weaver kept Twins fans interested in the game with his efforts. In fact, he kept the national television audience on their toes.

In the eighth inning, Trevor Plouffe hit a home run ball that landed just foul. In the ninth, Jamey Carroll hit a deep fly ball to left. Denard Span was called out on strikes. Alexi Casilla drove the first pitch he saw from Weaver to deep right field, but Torii Hunter tracked it down, ending Weaver's first career no-hitter.[PRBREAK][/PRBREAK]

It was the tenth no-hitter in Angels history. Nolan Ryan had four of them for the team. Teammate Ervin Santana threw one just last year.

It was the fifth time that the Twins have been no hit. It was the first time since 1998 when David Wells of the Yankees threw a perfect game against the Pat Meares-led Twins.

Seeing the Twins bats struggle is frustrating. Being no-hit, coming off of the complete game shutout by Jerome Williams is a lot to take in. Hey, we're all Twins fans, but getting the chance to watch baseball history is pretty cool.

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