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  1. Troy's Twins Chat Tonight

    Spring Training is winding down for the Twins. Tune in at ten as my dad and I will talk about our experiences when we were at a Twins spring training game while vacationing in Fort Meyers. We'll also predict what the final roster will look like come opening day.

    To listen to the show live or to listen to it later, click on the following link. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/the-tro...oys-twins-chat

    Updated 03-24-2014 at 06:06 PM by Troy Larson

  2. A Nice Week in Fort Myers

    I have been in Fort Myers since last Tuesday. I have seen four Twins games and a large amount of minor league games plus a full allotment of drills and BP. Today was the first day when the weather was subpar, and coming from the frozen north, the sunshine and warmth were much appreciated.

    The major league talent held few surprises. The Twins will field a team of position players who, as a group, are weak-hitting, lack power and speed, and aren't that good defensively. The pitching ...
  3. Glorious Leader Conquers First Base

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    Supreme Chairman Mauer Conquers First Base"
    All is...uh...good" Glorious Leader Announces

    Fort Kelly, TT

    Following our secession from the United States of America last October the wonderful nation of Twins Territory has been savoring the sweet nectar of freedom bestowed upon us by our one and only glorious leader: Joeseph Mauer.

    While the Supreme Chairman surprised many by announcing his transition ...
  4. Troys Twins Chat Tonight

    hello Twins Fans! Tonight starting at ten, I'll once again host Troy's Twins Chat. My dad and I will talk about Twins topics. We'll take a look at some of the players on the Twins and how they are performing so far in spring training. If time permits, we may go into other MLB/sports topics.

    To listen to the show live or to listen to it later, click on the following link. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/the-tro...oys-twins-chat
  5. The Bench Is The Biggest Question Mark Heading Into Spring Training

    Originally published at http://troystwinsdugout.wordpress.co...ring-training/

    In looking at the Twins roster picture, the bench seems to be the biggest question mark. Who makes the 25 man roster coming out of spring training on the bench will be based upon several scenarios.

    Recently, my dad and I did a half hour show where we discuss the roster at length. If you missed it, you can listen to it at the following ...
  6. Troy's Twins Chat Tonight

    Hello Twins fans.! Tonight, I'm going to co-host Troy's Twins Chat with my dad. We'll spend the majority of the time talking Twins topics and may also talk about the Major Leagues. If time permits, we may talk about other Minnesota sports topics.

    The show will start at 10 p.m. To listen to it live or to listen to it later, click on the following link.
  7. Halfway Roster Projections: Has Yours Changed?

    Most baseball fan’s favorite part of spring training is projecting your teams opening day roster. With new free agent acquisitions and minor leaguers with dreams of making it to the show, both players and fans are excited to get things going. Halfway through spring training do we really know more now than we did 3 weeks ago about projecting the opening day roster?

    With more rounds of cuts on the way and the possibility of signing another player, or two, there are a variety of ...
  8. Talk to Contact EP 27 - Spring Training and 70-Grade Brownies

    Episode 27 of the Twins baseball podcast, Talk To Contact (@TalkToContact), is now available for download via iTunes or by clicking here.
    Eric and Paul discuss the Twins news of the week, ranging from the Oswaldo Arcia injury, the CF competition, Joe Mauer's twins to the Baseball Prospectus prospect rankings. They are joined this week by Kristen Brown (kbrobaseball.blogspot.com) to talk about spring training, ...
  9. An Early Rochester Red Wings Preview

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    The Rochester Red Wings finished the 2012 season with a 72-72 record. I know that doesn't seem impressive, but when you haven’t reached that mark since 2008 and suffered back to back 90 loss seasons in 2010 and ’11, it’s a step in the right direction.

    There was a buzz about the ball park Friday. General Manager Dan Mason said that he was “very excited” about the 2013 season, and why shouldn't he be? The team is heading in the right direction, ...

    Updated 01-26-2013 at 07:19 PM by Christopher Fee

  10. Spring Training Comes to an End, by Tim Shibuya

    This blog was written by Twins minor league pitcher Tim Shibuya. The right-hander was the Appalachian League Pitcher of the Year last year, and he will be starting for the Beloit Snappers as the 2012 season begins. Here are his thoughts as spring training comes to an end:

    As the end of Spring Training nears, the positives and negatives that you only think about at the start of camp start to become a reality. Friends you have played with for a while might get moved to a higher ...
  11. How Brad Radke Crosses Generations Through Spring Training

    originally posted at k-bro's baseball blog


    You may have noticed that every time I talk about attending Spring Training games, I mention that I like to visit with the other fans, especially the retirees. I like the retirees because they always seem so happy. Since the game doesn't matter so much, it's pretty easy to develop a great, interesting conversation.

    Such was the case on Thursday the 15th, during that 15-7 debacle against the ...
  12. Pictures from Twins spring training 3-18 and 3-19

    I've posted pictures from the last two days from the Twins spring training games. I haven't edited at all so there are some that are blurry, duplicates, misfires, etc.

    3-18 Pics from B game, minor league practice, A game

    3-19 Pics from Twins at Red Sox from JetBlue

    Updated 03-20-2012 at 10:42 AM by TCAnelle

  13. A Spring Training Report From A Civil War Era Soldier.

    12 March, 2012.

    Ft. Myers, Florida.

    I trust this Letter finds you Well and in Good Health and Spirit. Tell Mother I miss her Hot Dish Casserole every Day.

    I fear this Baseball Season will be what We feared it would be when this Spring Training Campaign began. It is now mid-March, as you can see, and we are still faced with the same Questions of last Year's horrid and shameful Defeat.

    The Artillery was splendid yesterday, on 11 March 2012, ...
  14. Spring Training Games Fans' Guide

    Originally posted at k-bro's baseball blog

    Twins 2012 Spring Training games start on Saturday! Isn't it wonderful that they figured out to have practice games in Florida right at the time when baseball fans can't stand not having baseball anymore and Minnesotans want to go somewhere warm?

    If you've never been to Fort Myers for Spring Training, I highly encourage you to go. It's a great family vacation, whether you love baseball, the beach, or both. ...
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