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  1. Twins Need Dozier To Snap Out Of Funk

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ID:	8167On Tuesday night it was announced that Minnesota Twins’ second baseman, Brian Dozier, would be participating in the Home Run Derby.

    Without question, it will be an honor for him to smack dingers at his home stadium, with his home crowd, and even his own brother pitching to him, no less. The event, where the game's most prolific home run hitters get to sit on the grass, some with their families, and admire the powerful swings while listening to ESPN’s Chris ...
  2. The No Juice Podcast, Episode #11: Kickstarter My Heart

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ID:	8062Parker Hageman and Dan Anderson got together to talk about the Twins' latest heart-wrenching road trip, the fiasco in the outfield, and who Jorge Polanco's career has started off like. They discussed soccer and World Cup trolling. Then they had the Idea to End All Ideas when they came up with a Kickstarter campaign.





    Listen -- below, on iTunes or Stitcher -- and enjoy.

  3. What can we expect from Jorge Polanco?

    Some rather unexpected news moved across the Internet on Thursday as we heard Jorge Polanco, he of High-A ball experience, would replace Yohan Pino on the 25-man roster in time for Thursday's game in Anaheim.

    Manager Ron Gardenhire had been vocal about his desire to add another bench player at the expense of the pitching staff, but not many would have predicted the 20-year-old from San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic, would be the one to get the call to The Show.

    So ...
  4. The Pitchin' Has Been Bitc... Good.

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    (Originally posted on twinsandlosses.com)

    With Joe Mauer going 2-4 with two RBI and an outstanding performance on the mound from a guy named Johan Yohan last night, I’m sure more than a few Twins fans (myself included) were imitating Robin Williams’ character in Jumanji, yelling “What year is it!?” much to the chagrin to those in close proximity.

    The year is 2014, and by all accounts their questioning is somewhat ...

    Updated 06-21-2014 at 01:42 AM by Twins and Losses

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  5. Summary For Troy's Twins Chat For June 18, 2014

    Hello Twins Fans. Here’s abrief look at what dad and I talked about on tonight’s Troy’s Twins Chat show. We started off by discussing the recent week’s play for the Twins in Boston and Detroit. Also, I gave the pitching probables for the upcoming series against the Chicago White Sox. Towards the end of the show, we discussed Tony Gwynn and debated who was the best hitter since Ted Williams.

    To listen to the show, click on the following link.

    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/the ...
  6. Travels Through Baseball City

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ID:	7820Convincing your new bride to go on a road trip is one thing. Convincing your new bride to go on a road trip, in a foreign country, to see a baseball game, in a rental car, with no map, no GPS, no Spanish lessons, no translator, and no real clue what to expect is another. But, she married a baseball fan so she should have seen this coming. This is the story of a day trip to Baseball City and the Minnesota Twins Dominican Baseball Academy. During my honeymoon.
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  7. The No Juice Podcast, Episode #9: Dan's Dominican Adventure

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ID:	7814Fresh off his "Destination Wetting", Twins Daily's Parker Hageman dispatches No Juice Podcast co-host Dan Anderson to spend time at the Twins' Dominican Academy at Baseball City in Boca Chica...on his honeymoon.

    In recent years, the Twins' facility and the Dominican Summer League have been graced with such Latin American talent as Yangervis Solarte (2006), Josmil Pinto (2007), Oswaldo Arica (2008), Danny Santana (2008) and, of course, Miguel Sano (2010). ...
  8. Summary For Troy's Twins Chat For June 12, 2014

    Hello Twins fans. Here's a brief look at what Dad and I discussed on tonight's Troy's Twins Chat. We talked about the draft that was held last week. We also talked about Pinto being sent down because there weren't enough at bats for him since the Twins signed Kendrys Morales. Also, we ccommented on Mike Pelfrey and Aaron Hicks. Plus we gave the pitching probables for the Detroit Tigers Twins series coming up this weekend.

    To listen to the show, click on the following link
    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/the-tro...oys-twins-chat
  9. Nice to Arcia Again*

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    (Originally posted on twinsandlosses.com)

    “That’s approaching Jim Thome territory.”

    Those were the words that Dick Bremer used to describe Oswaldo Arcia’s mammoth four hundred and twenty-two foot grand slam to right field against the Brewers on Thursday night.

    Despite losing the last game in this year’s Border Battle, there are a multitude of good things to take away from the four game series: the Twins took two games ...

    Updated 06-08-2014 at 01:05 AM by Twins and Losses

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  10. Summary For Troy's Twins Chat For June 2, 2014

    Hello Twins fans. Here's what dad and I discussed on tonight's Twins show. We discussed tonight's 6-2 loss to the Brewers. We also discussed how the Twins Brewers series doesn't really seem to be much like a rivalry anymore. We ended the show by talking about some of the headlines in the Major Leagues.

    To listen to the show, click on the following link.
    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/the-troy-larson-show/2014/06/03/troys-twins-chat
    Also, you can subscribe to the podcast by ...
  11. A Closer Look At Joe Mauer's Struggles

    Joe Mauer wonders why everyone is lined up on the left side of the outfield.This Joe Mauer vitriol has gotten out of hand.

    Fans and media members alike are taking shots at him over his lack of production at the conclusion of just the season's second month of play. Sure, his power outage, run production and shortage of key hits has been the source of much consternation -- particularly in the last stretch when the team has dropped six of their last seven games.

    Did you hear that the Twin Cities will have a new Joe Mauer-themed ...
  12. The No Juice Podcast, Episode #7: Memorial Day

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ID:	7589On this week’s episode of the No Juice Podcast, Dan Anderson and Parker Hageman decided to work on a holiday.

    This episode contains all of the recommended weekly dosage of Twins talk in addition to wedding preparations, Timberwolves coaching issues, Little Big League and we answer all of your #BurningQuestions. Dan also agrees to shave his head if the Twins are above .500 on June 16th. Nothing will happen to Parker’s hair if Dan is right. Stay tuned.
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  13. Twins Draft Preview: Aaron Nola

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ID:	7528The six-foot-two Aaron Nola might not fire the fastest bullets among this year’s draft class but the right-handed junior out of LSU might be the most major league ready arm. But is a pitcher the organization's highest priority?

    Who is this guy?

    Nola, a graduate of Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, LA (that’s French for “Red Stick”), was intriguing of a prospect enough after his senior year of high school that the Toronto Blue Jays selected ...
  14. The Igniter vs. Big Papi

    (originally posted on www.twinsandlosses.com)

    Awhile ago there was a debate surrounding two prominent names near and dear to every heart that beats within Twins Territory that was trying to work out which is/was the better player. A comparison of skill not only with the bat and glove but also the passion in which they play(ed) and their leadership qualities. I’m talking about Mark Rosen’s son vs. The Cannonball. Kid Sideburns vs. Pucky Smiles. Mauer vs. Puckett.
    But I ask you ...
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