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Game Thread: Twins vs. Tampa Bay 6/26/19 @ 7:10pm CST

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:35 PM
  Good afternoon to all of you wonderful Twins Daily Game Thread participants!  Beautiful day here in Minneapolis to watch a b...

Article: Twins Can Welcome the Perfect Storm this Summer

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:32 PM
In case you haven’t been paying attention the Minnesota Twins are the best team in the American League. They trail only the Los Angeles D...

Juiced Baseball Update

Other Baseball Today, 07:31 PM
This should be a giant red flag that something isn't right with the baseballs.

What was Tampa Bay Thinking

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:02 PM
When they waived CJ Cron? He hit 30 home runs with a .816 OPS in 2018.He wasn't making a lot of money int he grand scheme of things....

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Season Preview: Felix Jorge

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 10 March 2018 · 1,171 views
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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.

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The Yu Paradox

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 16 February 2018 · 849 views
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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...


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

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 11 February 2018 · 876 views

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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...


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

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 01 February 2018 · 863 views
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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...


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Student Mailbag: Homerun Rates v. Strikeout Rates

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 27 January 2018 · 891 views
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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...