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Article: NYY 4, MIN 3: Rodney Spoils Great Gibby Start, T...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:58 PM
The Twins carried a 3-1 lead into the bottom of the ninth inning thanks to an excellent start by Kyle Gibson, but Gary Sanchez blasted a...

Article: Searching for Answers on Trevor Hildenberger

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:44 PM
There has understandably been much hand-wringing over the Twins bullpen here in April. The unit has not performed, with fresh additions l...

Molitor and the Bullpen

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:35 PM
Frustrated, but laughing all at the same time, about another Yankee Stadium debacle.However, this topic has been gnawing at me since last...

Article: Rodney Living His Own Experience

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:09 PM
For the past number of years, Fernando Rodney has come on to close baseball games for any number of big league teams. He’s been asked to...

I'm done with Fernando Rodney

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:06 PM
Shocking. A 41 year old doesn't have it anymore to be a closer.

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The Missing Pieces: Building a Championship Team in Twins Territory

Posted by John Olson , 26 February 2018 · 628 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 · 984 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 · 909 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 · 932 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 · 1,439 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...