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Buxton Stolen Base Streak

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:46 PM
Back on May 23, 2017 in Baltimore, Byron Buxton led off the third inning with a walk off of Dylan Bundy. After a foul bunt pop-up out (c...

Article: TOR 7, MIN 4: Rosario Homers Twice as Twins Drop...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:44 PM
After three encouraging starts to open the season, Michael Pineda was pounded in his fourth start today. He gave up as many runs in the f...

So....Time to make a call to Kimbrel?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:40 PM
I know it’s being discussed in the game thread but figured why not give it one of its own. Prety sure there haven’t been any prior thread...

Game Thread: Twins vs Tigers, 4/18 @ 12:10pm CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:39 PM
Since I have too much time on my hands of late, I thought I'd get this game thread started early. Once there's a lineup, it's game thread...

Where are they now? Ex-Twins in 2019

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:38 PM
I had fun with the "Ex-Twins in the Box Scores" post last year. I know, it's too early for any games at this point in the year, but I hav...

Musings from Twins Territory


Season Preview: Felix Jorge

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 10 March 2018 · 1,103 views
felix jorge, season preview
Community Blog Post
Season Preview: Felix Jorge Through the 2018 Adopt-A-Prospect draft I drafted Felix Jorge with the 27th overall pick as my guy for the upcoming season. It will my objective to give you bi-weekly(ish) updates on the Twins prospect this season, but I wanted to start by providing some background information and project what we might see from him in the 2018 season.

Felix De...


The Yu Paradox

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 16 February 2018 · 765 views
yu darvish, payroll, spending
Community Blog Post
The Yu Paradox According to google, one definition of the word paradox is "a situation, person, or thing that combines contradictory features or qualities." Looking back on it, thinking the Twins were going to end up with Yu as their Opening Day starter was quite the paradox. History tells us that the Minnesota Twins and huge contracts are quite the contradiction. Of co...


Q & A with Clyde "The Guide" Doepner, Twins Curator

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 11 February 2018 · 771 views

Community Blog Post
[As seen on Zone Coverage ]

Recently, I had the chance to talk with Clyde “the Guide” Doepner, the Curator for the Minnesota Twins. Don’t know what a “curator” is? Think about getting paid to collect, display, and maintain Twins memorabilia for thousands of fans to enjoy at Target Field. Yes. Somebody gets paid to do that! Per his request, Clyde asked th...


The Best Twins Team That Ever Was(n't)

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 01 February 2018 · 832 views
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Community Blog Post
The Best Twins Team That Ever Was(n't) When Tom approached me about the Big Blog Blowout I was struggling to come up with something to write about. When he gave me the list of topics people had "claimed" it seemed to have a historical theme. So I bring to you the best Twins team that ever was(n't). What I have attempted to do is create the best 25 man roster regardless of era. Interestingly en...


Student Mailbag: Homerun Rates v. Strikeout Rates

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 27 January 2018 · 841 views
homerun rates, strikeout rates
Community Blog Post
Most of you probably don't know that I am a high school math teacher and junior varsity baseball coach. Recently, a student of mine asked for me to write about the record breaking home run and strikeout rates from the 2017 season. I'm going to dive into those numbers for you today, but then also look at how these numbers are reflected in the projected 201...