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Front Page: 2020 Twins Lineup: Five Things Josh Donaldson...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:41 PM
The Minnesota Twins lineup in 2019 was lethal, hitting more home runs than any other team in major league baseball history. Bringing in a...
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Front Page: The Twins' Great Advantage (That They Are...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:34 PM
Fresh off the Josh Donaldson news, it is becoming harder to criticize the Twins front office as they pushed their chips in and took a fre...
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Front Page: 3 Current Twins That Were Late-Blooming Prosp...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:22 PM
Not every top prospect is going to make it at the big-league level and there will be plenty of unranked prospects that become significant...
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Front Page: Buzz on Baseball's Worst Scandal in Decades

Other Baseball Today, 03:07 PM
In early November Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers shocked the baseball world by revealing that his former team had been cheating. Th...
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Examining the playoff rotation

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:51 PM
Let me begin with stating that I really hoped we would have added "Impact Pitching" by this point. To be totally honest, I really wanted...
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The Lighter Side


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Garbage Can Whacker Needed For Major League Baseball Team in Houston

Twins Daily's I-Team uncovered a 2017 Craigslist post in the Houston area. We think it speaks for itself. Please credit Twins Daily.

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Ron Gardenhire Thinks These Jeopardy! Bozos Don’t Know a Damn Thing About Baseball

The former Twins manager was less than pleased with the popular game show and wants to know why he can’t find any shows about surgeons or firemen.

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Talking Yourself Into Homer Bailey and Rich Hill: A Primer

Minnesota’s search for impact pitching this off-season went sideways. While visions of Madison Bumgarner and Hyun-Jin Ryu danced in the fanbase’s heads, the cold reality was a New Year’s Eve signing of Homer Bailey and Rich Hill. Put another way, this is like asking for the Lego Millennium Falcon for your birthday and instead getting the Lago Century Bird from the dollar store that always smells like fish. Thanks for putting in the effort, Dad.

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Grown Man Asks Santa Claus For Starting Pitching

Zach Moen is 43. The Chaska native has been following the Minnesota Twins his entire life. His focus since the team’s humbling playoff exit has been singular: Improvements to the team’s starting rotation. With free agency a bust and the prospect of swinging a blockbuster trade daunting, he turned to an unlikely source for help.

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Suggestions for Attracting Free Agents to the Minnesota Twins

With the winter meetings over and the pickings for free agent talent growing slim, it appears that the Twins need some help in landing players. They have a playoff roster and money to spare yet are finding no takers. Clearly, they need some curb appeal. Here are some suggestions for turning this whole thing around.

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The Five Stages of Twins Free Agency Grief

We go through this every year, regardless of who’s running the team or what the needs are. Yes the needs are always “starting pitching” and “no, really, starting pitching” but that’s not the point. You need skills to deal with the anguish and senselessness of the whole unforgiving enterprise. Understanding what you’re feeling is the first step.

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Local Uncle Eager to Blame Quiet Twins Offseason On Joe Mauer

Bert Galligan, a divorced business machine salesman from West St. Paul, has begun blaming the Minnesota Twins’ slow start to free agency on Joe Mauer to any and all who will listen, according to multiple nieces and nephews. Everything from holiday celebrations to everyday interactions are affected.

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Gibson’s Departure Throws Your Dad’s Preseason Banter Into Turmoil

Your dad can be relied on for three things: Backing into a parking spot whenever possible; questioning the reliability of any meteorologist with a “Wish I could get paid for being wrong half the time” remark; and confiding that he really thinks this is Kyle Gibson’s breakout year every March.

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Fears of White Sox Competency Alarm Local Fans

The surprising hot stove activity of the Chicago White Sox--signing Yasmani Grendal, their rumored pursuit of Zach Wheeler--is causing some tough conversations in Minnesota homes.

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Baseball Fans

You have a baseball fan in your life, and the holidays are barreling down on you like Jason Kubel getting sent home by Scott Ullger even though the catcher is holding the ball and checking his phone. You want to give them a thoughtful gift that appeals to their interests, but they don’t need another ballcap or autographed rookie card. Twins Daily is here to help.

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Twins Fan Can’t Shake Feeling That Team Will Sign Kevin Correia

“I know better. I know it’s a different front office and a different mindset. But they’re totally going to sign Kevin Correia. I can feel it.”

Jacob Wilson watched the Twins phenomenal 2019 regular season with glee. Despite the quick playoff exit, he initially looked forward to watching Derek Falvey and Thad Levine rebuild the team’s rotation for 2020.

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Ron Gardenhire Asks What the Rules Are for Yelling at Robots

The former Twins manager knows the future is coming but has some questions about how it’s implemented.