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Cubs Pitching Coach fired. Buddy of Molitor.

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:17 PM
Guess who was a Molitor teammate on the Brewers? Chris Bosio. He was just let go by the Cubs and Molitor looked at getting him on his sta...
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Twins to hire John Manuel

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 02:34 PM
Didn't see that coming.
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How Many 2017 Twins Can You Name? (out of 52)

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:30 PM
Over at Twinkie Town, they've found a quiz asking how many of the 2017 Twins you can name... It's kind of fun. You get like 10 minutes to...
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Go get Verlander

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:01 PM
http://www.espn.com/...astros-audition   Best possible combination of help in 2017 and help in the next couple years, right where th...
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Offseason 2017/2018 Manager Updates

Other Baseball Today, 01:57 PM
I figured it would be good to start a forum on the managerial changes and new hires.   As we all know, the Tigers will replace Brad...
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Twins Select Nick Gordon Fifth Overall

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With the number five pick in the 2014 MLB Draft, the Minnesota Twins selected Nick Gordon, a high school shortstop from Florida. This is the pick most people expected the Twins to make especially with word coming out that the team's top brass had seen him in person more than any other draft prospect. To read more about Gordon, check out his Twins Daily pre-draft profile.

Leading up to the Twins fifth pick, the Houston Astros had the first overall pick for the third straight season. Houston took high school left-handed pitcher Brady Aiken. He had emerged as the favorite for the first overall pick and he was the third high school left-hander to be selected first overall.

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They were followed by the Marlins who were happy to have flame-throwing Tyler Kolek still on the board. The next two picks were centered on the Windy City. The White Sox decided they needed to add more pitching and they took Carlos Rodon. No one was quite sure what the Cubs were going to do. They were a wild card and they went off the board to pick Kyle Schwarber.

This left the Twins to get the guy they wanted all along for the third season in a row.

On last week's episode of the Talk to Contact podcast, we interviewed MLBpipleline.com's Jim Callis about many of the top prospects in this year's draft including Nick Gordon. Check out the podcast and feel free to discuss the Twins selection in the comments below.


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