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The 5 Rule Draft

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This year's Rule 5 draft we lost Akil Baddo and Tyler Wells. So I thought I'd check to see how they were doing. 1st I checked on Baddo, h...
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Why isn't Buxton on MLB OPS leaders list?

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:55 PM
Buxton is listed only on the MLB HR leaders list. Not on OPS or AVG or SLG or OBP. He should be the leader in several of these. He has as...
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2021 Regular Season Game Threads

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Welcome to the 2021 edition of Twins' Baseball. Twins Daily plans to have a game thread during the regular season for every game (one thr...
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Morneau

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I thought he was was really good last year. Maybe I'm on an opening day high (Not high) but he is so good.Who would have thought he would...
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Fun with Numbers 2021

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 06:27 PM
Nelson Cruz is on pace to hit over 150 home runs if he gets 500 at bats.   Josh Donaldson slash line:1.000/1.000/2.000/3.000
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Sources: Injury Gods Have Busy 2021 Planned for Minnesota

The Old Ones, praise their name, look to build on some unexpected preseason momentum.
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Top Minnesota Twins prospect Royce Lewis slipped on some ice when a freak snowstorm hit his home state of Texas. When he got to Spring Training, he was diagnosed with a torn ACL. The Injury Gods took notice.

“This took them by surprise too,” said a source close to the Gods, who requested anonymity in order to avoid being catapulted into the Swamp of Dread and Biting Things. “A snowstorm in Houston was not on their radar, and bear in mind they trapped Marty Cordova in a tanning bed because they were bored on a Thursday.”

This bonus misfortune is said to be spurring the Injury Gods to inflict even greater anguish on long-suffering Twins fans.

“When something like that falls in your lap you can really build an avalanche of pain and perfect grief,” said the source. “If They play this right, the agony promises to be even more exquisite than last year’s playoff exit.

“You don’t expect to see Jontu of the Poison Wind smiling. He’s older than time itself. But He’s like a kid out there, just looking at Minnesota’s deep roster of young talent and noting how fragile their tendons and ligaments truly are.”

While it’s impossible to know what the Old Ones have planned in specific, a second source tells Twins Daily to expect the unexpected.

“Look, it’s not going to be a pulled hamstring running out a grounder,” said the source. “It’s not going to be a pitcher feeling something tighten when he throws a fastball. That is played out. This is Minnesota. They’re going to make it hurt and make it confusing. Why did a Dodge Charger just fall on Alex Kirilloff? He’s standing in the dugout. How’d a car even get in there? Why is the stereo playing ‘Butterfly’ by Crazy Town? You’ll go to your grave never knowing. Alex will retire at 28 to become a gardener and his left elbow will always hurt when it rains.”

The source also speculated that They would not limit their attention to the state’s baseball team.

“Oh, They’re quite aware of the Minnesota Vikings,” said the source. “Torvald the Bleak calls them His finest work. Who do you think guaranteed all that money to Kirk Cousins?”

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13 Comments

Funny as always, but this one hits close to home in the way it makes you sad. Your columns are always on point with the Twins.

 

This is Minnesota. They’re going to make it hurt and make it confusing

Im laughing so I dont cry...

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Bi lateral leg weakness was very confusing.
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NatteringNabob
Feb 26 2021 10:03 AM
Why, oh ancient ones?! Wouldn’t it be more fun to afflict the Yankees?

Liriano in ‘06 will always be their finest (cruelest) work.
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LewFordLives
Feb 26 2021 10:15 AM

Isn't Torvald the Bleak the one who used to sound the gjallarhorn at the Metrodome?

“The Old Ones”? Wow we went all old school Warhammer on that one :)
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“When something like that falls in your lap you can really build an avalanche of pain and perfect grief,” said the source. “If They play this right, the agony promises to be even more exquisite than last year’s playoff exit.

 

Play it wrong then, please.

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Dave The Dastardly
Feb 26 2021 05:47 PM

Can you send me some of whatever you're smoking? Better yet, just send a brownie or two. My lungs are shot. The Old Ones did that to me.

s-l300.jpg

 

"The Lighter Side of Devastating Sports Injuries, Volume 1"

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sampleSizeOfOne
Feb 26 2021 08:41 PM

I apologize for Lewis' injury. That's on me.

 

I shoulda known better than to make a Prisoner reference about Balazovic being #6, and thereby dooming us to have a new #2 every epsiode...

 

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sampleSizeOfOne
Mar 12 2021 12:27 AM

http://twinsdaily.co...h-eating-steak/

 

The gift that keeps on giving?

http://twinsdaily.co...h-eating-steak/

 

The gift that keeps on giving?

Yeah, Randballs Stu, you need to step up your game a notch. You got beat by Reality. Next time go big or go home!
 


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