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Game Thread: Twins vs White Sox 5/25/19 1:10 PM CDT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:19 PM
No Altarations If You Please       Okay, I’m going to throw myself at the foot of the High Altar of Analytics and b...
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Souhan: Mauer is Twins 2019 Most Valuable Pensioner

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:18 PM
http://www.startribu...team/510360372/     Surprised to see this wasn't posted here yet.   I have to agree. Letting Mauer...
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Zack Littell recalled. Adams DFA’d

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:04 PM
I assume Littell will be in the pen.
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Article: When the Twins Go Buying ... Who Are They Selling?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:04 PM
As we approach the trade deadline - What? It’s only a little over two months away - there are a number of moves the Twins could and possi...
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Article: Twins Minor League Report (5/24): 2018 Top Draft...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 02:04 PM
We’re a little over a week away from the 2019 MLB Draft. On a night with very little offense across the system, 2018 top picks Trevor Lar...
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The Lighter Side


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Twins Fan Ready to Overreact to 3-Game Losing Streak

Karl Paulson is enjoying the Twins’ astonishing 2019 as much as anyone. He’s also prepared to lose his damn mind at the first sign of a minor setback.

“I’m going to freak the entire hell out if they lose three in a row,” said Paulson. “If I can buy an actual, physical panic button, I will purchase it and smash it with my fists.”

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Channeling Larry King with RandBall's Stu

As a certified Old, I remember with not a little fondness Larry King’s column in USA Today, wherein he would just ramble all over the map with pithy observations like “For my money Angie Dickinson should be on Mount Rushmore, tell Roosevelt to shove it” or “Broccoli is nature’s toilet.” Since this was back before the internet and hedge funds destroyed the newspaper business, he was probably paid $400,000 per column.

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Local Contrarian Reveals ‘Twins Are Hitting Too Many Home Runs’ Take

Unlikable Chaska man shares opinion on Minnesota’s hot start.

Barry Daniel is well aware of the Twins’ MLB-best record, and the power surge that’s propelled it. He’s not about to let anyone within his radius feel good about it.

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Local Woman Debates Telling Friend Where The Twins Play Next

Aidan Lynch was ready to celebrate on Thursday. After watching the Twins bury the Houston Astros 8-2 in person, he and his friends left Target Field to toast the team’s AL-best 19-10 record at a nearby pub.

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Guy Who Remembers the 1999 Twins Feels Bad for the Orioles

Tad Krumrie was a Twins season ticket holder in 1999. He doesn’t remember it fondly.

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Falvey: I Will Spoil Avengers Ending If You Ask About the Bullpen One More Time

The long-simmering debate over the Twins bullpen came to a head on Thursday, as a defiant Derek Falvey threatened to reveal the ending of the next Avengers movie to the next person who asked about relief pitching.

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Homonym Leads to Hot Water for Jason Castro, Twins

Among the many “new school” approaches of the Twins front office is an increased focus on pitch framing, wherein catchers tweak their movements to maximize the odds of the home plate umpire calling a strike.

Unfortunately, Jason Castro might have needed a little more clarification.