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Game Thread: Twins@royals 7/30 7:10Pm

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:13 PM
The Weather will be hot and gusty... Temps in the 90's. People will leave the park smelling bad from all the sweat.    Twins SP...
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Twins Sign Undrafted Brandon Poulson

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:58 PM
APs Janie McCauley wrote a very nice story about the Twins most recent signee. The Twins have signed RHP Brandon Poulson as a non-drafted...
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Act Now! Get Your Warning Points Erased! One Time...

Questions About MinnCentric Today, 07:56 PM
A bunch of you have warning points that carried over oddly from the old installation. I was going to wipe them all out with a SQL command...
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Article: Kernels In A Dogfight For Mwl Postseason Spot

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:36 PM
In mid-June, after a brutal first half to their Midwest League season, the Cedar Rapids Kernels limped in to the MWL’s All-Star break wit...
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Article: Twins Minor League Report (7/29): Berrios Injured

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:04 PM
For fans of the Twins minor league system, there were three of the organizations best pitching prospects all on the mound in one night. T...
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The Twins' New Year's Resolutions

It's been a while since our last post (blahblahblah job, blahblahblah earning salary, blahblahblah spending holiday time with friends and loved ones). But we're back with a very special post as we consider the 2014 resolutions of your Minnesota Twins.

Joe Mauer
Baseball Resolution: Hit like a boss now that defense doesn't crush my legs.
Life Resolution: Be hospitable while hosting my fellow all-stars this summer, maybe even say multi-syllabic words to them!

Brian Dozer
Baseball Resolution: Prove that the hitting outburst last year was no fluke.
Life Resolution: Find out how Joe got that Head and Shoulder's commercial and send them my audition tape.

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Trevor Plouffe
Baseball Resolution: Throw the ball to the big tall guy at first base as often as possible.
Life Resolution: Repeat life affirming mantra ("I'm good enough, smart enough, and doggone it people like me") whenever fans make frowny faces at me.

Josh Willingham
Baseball Resolution: Get healthy. Get 30+ homers again. Get the hell out of here.
Life Resolution: See above.

Oswaldo Arcia
Baseball Resolution: Hit many more of those mammoth home runs.
Life Resolution: Build a time machine so I can see those mammoth run home.

Jason Kubel
Baseball Resolution: Rebuild career amongst my people.
Life Resolution: Attempt to smirk with the other side of my mouth.
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Josmil Pinto
Baseball Resolution: Improve defensively by listening closely to my veteran catcher teammate, veteran catcher coach and veteran pitchers.
Life Resolution: Improve my teammates by teaching them the harmonies to the entire Mumford & Sons catalogue through repetition of my walk up music.

Ricky Nolasco
Baseball Resolution: BE AWESOME!!!!!!!
Life Resolution: !!!!!!!!

Caleb Thielbar
Baseball Resolution: Keep being a badass left-hander.
Life Resolution: Keep percentages in my favor by brainwashing every hitter to be left-handed.

Phil Hughes
Baseball Resolution: Use new stadium to keep home run rates down, try to boost strike out rate.
Life Resolution: Every time I think about mean Yankee fans, just remember I've gone somewhere so far away that they'll forget I've ever existed...until we play a game in the Bronx...then drink heavily.

Jared Burton
Baseball Resolution: Continue to solidify the back of the bullpen.
Life Resolution: Popularize neck beards again.

Kevin Correia
Baseball Resolution: Keep doing what I'm doing, even if I've been demoted from staff ace to staff #3...again...
Life Resolution: Keep my arm attached to my shoulder.

Glen Perkins
Baseball Resolution: Get another All-Star Game spot by racking up the saves...assuming we have games that need saving.
Life Resolution: Keep speaking truth to power (hitters). And by speaking truth I mean talk trash and throw sliders.

Ron Gardenhire
Baseball Resolution: Rebuild the team so it's in good shape for the next guy.
Life Resolution: Use word-a-day calendar to improve nicknames for the boys. Instead of "Plouffe-y" maybe, Penultimate Plouffe-Dog?

Twins fans, what are your New Year's Resolutions?



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