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Front Page: The Underappreciated, Hard-Luck Legacy of Kyl...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:09 AM
From the very beginning, Kyle Gibson's career was defined by injury and disappointment. Coming out of the University of Missouri in 2009,...

Front Page: Should Eddie Rosario Be Benched for Not Hustl...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:05 AM
Eddie Rosario is one of five Twins hitters to hit 30 home runs or more this season to help the team set a new standard at the big-league...

Front Page: 2019 Killebrew Award Winner - Jake Reed (Roch...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 08:58 AM
Harmon Killebrew hit 573 home runs in his Hall of Fame career. Most people who had the opportunity to meet the slugger talk more about th...

Front Page: Twins Game Recap (9/18): Twins’ Offense Absen...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:55 AM
After a 12 inning game and the White Sox using a bullpen game, it looked like the Twins’ offense would have some fun at the plate tonight...

Front Page: Twins Game Recap (9/19): Nelson Cruz Crushes...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:31 AM
That’s more like it. The Twins averaged nearly six runs a game through August, but entered Thursday averaging just 4.4 runs per game so f...

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2018 Breakout Candidate: Stephen Gonsalves

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 13 January 2018 · 2,283 views
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2018 Breakout Candidate: Stephen Gonsalves Not too long ago, Tom had the great idea for the bloggers to list their breakout candidate for 2018 in his Twins Weekly article. So I spent days...nay, hours...nay, minutes(!) scouring some of my favorite baseball resources looking for the dark horse breakout candidate that nobody would ever think of. Minutes (!!), looking for the dark horse breakout can...


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Understanding the "Quality of Pitch" (QOP/QOPA/QOPV) Statistics

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 08 January 2018 · 2,729 views
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Understanding the "Quality of Pitch" (QOP/QOPA/QOPV) Statistics I've spent a lot of time over the last few days reading about a relatively new statistic called "quality of pitch" (QOP) , which assigns a numerical value to each pitch a pitcher throws. The values can then averaged together to come up with a pitchers average quality of pitch (QOPA) or you can look at a quality of pitch set of values (QOPV) as another too...


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Mauer's Future

Posted by Matthew Lenz , 03 January 2018 · 3,244 views

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Mauer's Future This article was originally posted back in January, but with Mauer's 2000th hit Tom wanted various Mauer articles. I haven't changed much, but have added more data to support my opinion. I'd also just like to mention that I did not change my opinion on a potential salary for 2019 and beyond despite his torrid start to the season.

It's no secret that Jo...