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Berardino: Ervin Santana Can't Make a Fist or Grip a...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:58 AM
Not exactly promising. The Twins may need that 5th starter longer than they expect. https://www.twinciti...l-post-surgery/
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Article: Saturday On The Twins Minor League Practice Fields

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 09:52 AM
FT. MYERS – As you are preparing to watch the Minnesota Twins take on the Philadelphia Phillies from Hammond Stadium on Fox Sports North...
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Article: Report From The Fort: Time For Jose Berrios To T...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:49 AM
FT. MYERS – Around this time last year, it was reasonable to feel a little alarmed about Jose Berrios.Following a tumultuous rookie campa...
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When do the Twins cut bait with Phil Hughes?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:56 AM
Topic is pretty self explanatory, make your guess.
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Article: Twins DFA Kennys Vargas, Acquire OF Cave From Ya...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:56 AM
FT. MYERS – It was only a matter of time until the Minnesota Twins moved on from Kennys Vargas, whose redundancy following the Logan Morr...
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Nightly Wrap: Lynn, Sano And Polanco (Oh My)

FT. MYERS – Nick reports on how the Lance Lynn trade came together, why Paul Molitor's concerns about Miguel Sano are dissipating, what to make of Jorge Polanco's uneven defense at shortstop, and more. Listen here!


Twins Option Five, Provide Clarity To Starting Staffs

On Tuesday morning, the Minnesota Twins brass made its second wave of roster cuts. Five pitchers were optioned, and in doing so, there should now be a lot more clarity in the Twins starting rotation. However, it also starts providing clarity on the Rochester and Chattanooga starting staffs when their seasons get started later this month.


Report From The Fort: Learning About Lance Lynn

FT. MYERS – Tuesday was Lance Lynn Day at Hammond Stadium. The newly signed starter was formally introduced during a morning press conference, and took the hill to make his Twins debut about two hours later.

What did we learn about Minnesota’s latest acquisition during a busy first official day with the club?


Twins 2018 Position Analysis: Shortstop

In 2017, Jorge Polanco became the 11th player in 12 years to make an Opening Day start at shortstop for the Minnesota Twins. So long as he avoids injury for the rest of this month, he'll join Pedro Florimon (2013-14) as the only players to do so in consecutive seasons since Cristian Guzman left town.

However, it is anything but assured that Polanco will be back at the position in 2019 and beyond.


What Needs To Happen For Joe Mauer To Be A Twin In 2019?

There is no question that Joe Mauer is one of the greatest Minnesota Twins to ever put on the uniform, and that he will one day see his number retired along with former Twins greats like Kirby Puckett and Rod Carew. Despite this, Mauer’s future as a player with the Twins after 2018 seems to be in question.


Wherefore Art Thou Romero?

When it comes to Twins prospects, Fernando Romero is a name that has certainly been gaining some steam. Entering last off-season, Twins Daily ranked him as the best prospect in the organization. The only thing stopping him from repeating that honor was the team’s number one overall pick from last year’s draft.

Minnesota’s front office has been busy this off-season by adding five pitchers to the bullpen and starting rotation. This means all of the team’s top pitching prospects will start in the minors. That still doesn’t mean that Romero isn’t making it hard for the front office to consider bringing him north.

What role will Romero play in 2018? What can fans expect from the team’s top pitching prospect?


Twins 2018 Position Analysis: Third Base

A weighty issue. A giant question mark. An elephant in the room.

Whatever hackneyed wordplay you want to use, Miguel Sano is a radiating source of mystery in Minnesota Twins camp, and his enigmatic aura extends to the position he inhabits.


Gleeman & The Geek, Ep 359: Lance Lynn

Aaron and John reunite to discuss the Minnesota Twins signing of Lance Lynn and John's trip to spring training. Sponsored by Bombfell and Seatgeek. You can listen by downloading us from iTunes, Stitcher or find it at GleemanAndTheGeek.com. Or just click this link.


Opportunity Cost

For Twins fans, the last couple of weeks have brought one piece of good news after another. Derek Falvey and Thad Levine have built on last year’s playoff team by overhauling the pitching staff. Two new starters and multiple relievers have been added to help fix Minnesota’s biggest weakness. Add in the signing of Logan Morrison to bolster the offense and it’s been an almost perfect offseason.

That being said, there has been some collateral damage throughout this process. Players who were poised to break camp with the team will be starting in the minors or ending up on another roster. Who has been impacted the most by the current roster’s construction?


The Twins Almanac for March 11–17

This week's Almanac celebrates the birthdays of former Twins Kirby Puckett, Johan Santana, Butch Wynegar, Rick Renick, and Mickey Hatcher, and Minnesotan major leaguers Robb Quinlan, Hy Vandenberg, and Lou Polchow. It was also this week in history that the Twins played their first exhibition game, signed 20-game winner John Smiley, and 15,000 fans, family and friends paid tribute to Kirby Puckett in a moving memorial service at the Metrodome.


Report From The Fort: "B" Player Gets "A" Grade

FT MYERS - Past administrations of the Twins would’ve signed Lance Lynn. In fact, they’ve done so repeatedly, except his name was Phil Hughes, Ricky Nolasco and Ervin Santana. These were all second-tier starting pitchers, capable of earning a “B” grade from fans and pundits. But what separates this move from those are all the “A” grades that surround it.


Report From The Fort: The Twins Strength Of Schedule

Even if the Twins make it to the playoffs again this year, will their success be tainted by a weak AL Central? Just how weak is the Twins schedule?

When the Twins were winning championships in the mid-2000s but being bounced out of the playoffs by the Yankees, one of the popular narratives was that their success was tainted because the AL Central was weak. With 76 games versus that division, and with several weak teams in that division, the Twins could rack up wins but fold against stronger competition.