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Article: Reviewing 2018 Breakout Prospects

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:32 AM
Predicting future prospect success can be an exercise in futility. There are far more minor league players that never reach the big leagu...

Article: The Twins Should Extend Odorizzi, Not Gibson

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:29 AM
It has been noted here and elsewhere that the Twins are facing a rotation exodus one year from now, when three out of their four currentl...

REPORT: Twins Sign RHP Mike Morin

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:02 AM
Per Brandon Warne, confirmed via Darren Wolfson who says the reliever will get a spring training invite:     Actually an...

Article: Twins to Retire Mauer's No. 7: Who's Next?

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:42 PM
On Tuesday, the Minnesota Twins organization surprised Joe Mauer by announcing his number seven would be retired. This ceremony will take...

Where does the talent come from

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:56 PM
So I did back of the napkin math only here but looked at three recent WS teams to see how they constructed their teams. I only added up t...

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The Missing Pieces: Building a Championship Team in Twins Territory

Posted by John Olson , 26 February 2018 · 786 views
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Over nearly four months, the Twins have approached the 2017-18 offseason with a keen eye on the 2018 regular season, as with 29 other major league teams (well, more or less, I suppose) to hit the ground running for another playoff push and potential run at the World Series. After all, winning the last game of the season should be the target for every team...


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Breaking down Jake Odorizzi

Posted by John Olson , 20 February 2018 · 1,171 views
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A Closer Look


At this point, with the Twins busy Presidents Day weekend now officially come to a close, it can be said that most people (and those who frequent Twins Daily, especially) are aware that the hometown club completed a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays for Jake Odorizzi. The trade, first reported on Saturday night, had the Twins receiving Jak...


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State of the Twins - Pitching Rotation edition

Posted by John Olson , 14 February 2018 · 1,118 views
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State of the Twins - Starting Rotation


Baseball is back. Pitchers and catchers have reported to the Twins Spring Training site in Fort Myers, along with a sprinkling of position players - including Joe Mauer, who we can only suspect is in "the best shape of his life" at this point in his career. All jokes aside, the 2018 season is just around the cor...


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Warming up: A look towards Hot Stove - Starting Pitching edition

Posted by John Olson , 23 October 2017 · 1,094 views
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Continuing in the off-season series, today looking at the free agent market for starting pitching: who's available and which members of the current class the Twins could target in the free agent market.

The Twins, as most other teams in the league, are in need of starting pitching. They are one of the few teams that consider themselves legitimate postsea...


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Targeting the Trade Market - Wheelin' and Dealin'

Posted by John Olson , 20 October 2017 · 1,591 views
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​Wheelin' and Dealin' - Off season trade targets


Despite the undeniable successful season the Twins had in 2017, as tends to happen in the playoffs, deficiencies and holes in the lineup, rotation and bullpen become less transparent and more of a glaring, vacuous hole - clearly seen. For instance, Robbie Grossman started the American League Wild Card g...