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Article: Expansion Could Alter MLB's Landscape

Other Baseball Today, 07:22 AM
The winds of change are in the air. Major League Baseball could be nearing an expansion to 32 teams which would signal a large shift in t...
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IMO, this is why you acquire SP from outside

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:12 AM
I keep reading that a team shouldn't sign FA pitchers, because they don't always work out. Or, that a team shouldn't trade "real" prospec...
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Go Bold: Trade for Gerrit Cole

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:22 AM
As we're all discussing ways to improve the pitching staff, one name seems to be forgotten around here... Gerrit Cole.  The Pirates...
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Article: Diving Into The Offseason: A Buxton Extension?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:00 AM
Last week, I considered what a potential long-term extension might look like for All Star Brian Dozier. Today, I want to do a little digg...
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Twins to hire John Manuel

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:00 AM
Didn't see that coming.
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Series Preview: Angels By The Numbers

92.5 – The “over/under” estimate from casinos on the number of games the Angels will win this year. That’s the highest number of any team in the AL West.
73 - The “over/under” estimate from casinos on the number of games the Twins will win this year.
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Offseason

317,500,000 – The dollars the Angels guaranteed to pitcher CJ Wilson and slugger Albert Pujols when they signed them this offseason.
154,000,000 – USAToday’s computation of the Angels payroll this year, 4th most in MLB. It is $61M more than the Twins.
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In The Dugout

12 – Years in which Mike Scioscia has managed the Angels.
+188 – How far over .500 Scioscia has been as a coach in those 12 years. By comparison, Ron Gardenhire is +109 in 11 seasons.
9 – Years in which Scioscia has received at least one Manager of the Year vote.
75 – The least number of games a Scioscia team has ever won. That was back in 2001.

On The Hill This Series

7th – Where Dan Haren, who is scheduled to pitch the 3rd game versus the Twins, finished in American League Cy Young voting last year.
6th - Where CJ Wilson, who is scheduled to pitch the 1st game versus the Twins, finished in American League Cy Young voting last year.
2nd - Where Jered Weaver, who is scheduled to pitch the 2nd game versus the Twins, finished in American League Cy Young voting last year.

Phat Albert

11 – Seasons Albert Pujols has been in the majors.
10 – Seasons in which Pujols has been a top 5 finisher in MVP voting. In 2007, a year in which he hit a career low 32 home runs, he slipped to ninth.
7 – Seasons in which Pujuls has either won the MVP award or been the runner up.


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