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Is it too early to talk about Twins 2019 All Stars?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:12 PM
The game is almost two months away and obviously a lot can happen in that time. As of now, I would say Polanco and Garver (depending on...
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Game Thread Twins @ Mariners 3:10pm cdt 5/19/19/19 ad

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:10 PM
Some one pointed out that we just passed the 40 game mark. Half way through the first half of the season. Zeno would be proud. If he knew...
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Article: MIN 18, SEA 4: Sharks Eat Mariners

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:56 PM
Back in 2006, Ozzie Guillen compared the Twins’ lineup to piranhas due to its ability to relentlessly small ball a team to death. This 20...
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So when do we believe?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:49 PM
This team is 28-15, on the verge of 29-15. They are just +1 in pythag, just +1 in BaseRuns (if you look at the numbers, it's fractional a...
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Article: Twins Minor League Report (5/18): Sands, Kernels...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:22 PM
The Twins scored 18 runs. The two Twins minor league affiliates that have been very good this year both got shut out. The Red Wings got a...
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Episode 3: Get To Know Royce Lewis, AJ Achter

In this week's Get to Know 'Em podcast, learn more about former Minnesota Twins Right-handed Pitcher AJ Achter and one of baseball's top prospects, Royce Lewis.
Image courtesy of Seth Stohs, Twins Daily (photo of Royce Lewis)
In this week's episode, you will see two guys with different pathways to the big leagues.

AJ Achter was drafted in a round that doesn't even exist anymore.

Royce Lewis was the first overall pick in the 2017 draft.



AJ Achter worked his way up the ladder and pitched in parts of three major-league seasons.

Royce Lewis is working his way up the Twins ladder.

We talked to Achter about his time in a Twins unirform and his path to the big leagues. We talked about his relationship with teammates and some of the impressive teammates that he has had. We also talked about his transition from player to pitching coach at Eastern Michigan University.

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We talked to Royce Lewis about his spring training, what he worked on this offseason and many random questions about his life away from baseball.



Be sure to subscribe to the Get To Know 'Em Podcast on iTunes.


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2 Comments

I haven't listened to the podcast yet, but my first thought after reading the headline for this article was: What are Twins doing now? Are they doing another Pat Dean and bringing back another marginal pitcher like A.J. Achter? And then I saw the part about him being a college coach. Whew!

Time for predictions?
"Twins for now."
86 wins says I.

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