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Front Page: Offseason Blueprint: The Window Just Opened

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:45 AM
Much has been made of Thad Levine’s quote last year where he said, “When (the window is open), we plan on striking.”So much, in fact, tha...

2019 2020 (non-Twins) off season .....

Other Baseball Yesterday, 11:54 PM
My first prediction is that WA signs their two big possible FAs to extensions.   My next is that Cole goes to LAA.   The White...

Front Page: Twins Getting Leadership When Needing it Most

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:45 PM
When the Minnesota Twins moved on from Terry Ryan and the set up that he’d built within the organization they aimed for a culture shift....

Front Page: Offseason Blueprint: Cheat Off the Champs

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:13 PM
Starting pitching is more important than the bullpen when constructing a World Series contender. I went back to 2016 to prove my assertio...

Front Page: Jake Odorizzi Accepts Qualifying Offer, Will...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:51 PM
Jake Odorizzi has accepted the Twins' qualifying offer, meaning he will return to the Twins starting rotation in 2020. The news means tha...

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Quick HItter: Postseason Roster Prediction

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 03 October 2019 · 1,034 views
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Quick HItter: Postseason Roster Prediction On Monday, I wrote a quick hitter on my 2019 Twins Daily Twins Awards . Now, I want to do a quick rundown of my postseason roster.

Catcher: Mitch Garver, Jason Castro

It'll be interesting to see how much they split time in the postseason. Both have been good this year but Garver has been better.

Infielders: CJ Cron, Luis Arraez, Jonathan Schoop, Jorg...


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Quick Hitter: My Twins Awards Ballot

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 30 September 2019 · 896 views
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Quick Hitter: My Twins Awards Ballot Soon enough the 2019 Twins Daily Twins Awards will be published. I was excited to be part of the balloting process and wanted to release by ballot with quick explanations behind my decisions.

Rookie of Year:
1. Arraez
2. Littell
3. Harper

I'll be shocked if Arraez isn't the unanimous first place vote. Littell definitely made his case, especially late,...


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The Early Returns from Michael Pineda

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 17 April 2019 · 1,236 views
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The Early Returns from Michael Pineda As the Twins get ready to finish up the four game series against the Blue Jays, Michael Pineda will take the mound for what will be his 4th start of the season. The early returns of his two-year contract have looked good so far as he was another cheap, low-risk signing by the Twins new management during the 2018 offseason. As we’ve seen how shaky our bu...


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Opening Day Quick Hitter: Twins Predictions

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 28 March 2019 · 764 views
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As I am anxiously waiting to head Downtown and enjoy the pregame atmosphere at Brothers Bar & Grill, I decided to write about my Twins predictions for this season.

Record: 84 - 78, 2nd in division
At one point, it looked like the Indians were in a sell mode, but they were able to keep the core of Lindor, Ramirez, Kluber, and Bauer together while rep...


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Diving in to the Twins Schedule

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 25 March 2019 · 848 views
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We are inching closer to Opening Day 2019 and, don’t look now but, current forecasts make it seem plausible that the Twins will be hosting the defending American League (AL) Central Division Champions Cleveland Indians on March 28th at 3:10pm. The Thursday, Saturday, Sunday series will be the only three games of the homestand before they start their first...