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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:11 PM
Per request.....new thread! this seems like a really odd post to start with, which makes sense for a thread about the Twins and Internet....

Dozier

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:08 PM
 Brian Dozier, thanks to a career with a perennial non contending club, never had to perform when games actually meant a lot. His le...

Luis Arraez - 2018

Adopt A Prospect 2018 Today, 11:44 AM
Luis Sangel Arraez Born San Felipe, Venezuela 4/9/97 (20) Signed Nov. 5th 2013  2nd Basemen Bat: L Throw: R Ht: 5' 10" W...

Article: MIN 8, DET 2: Gonsalves Stymies Tigers

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:40 AM
Stephen Gonsalves pitched the best game of his young major league career Wednesday afternoon, holding the Tigers scoreless over six one-h...

Article: Twins Daily Roundtable: Biggest Off-Season Need

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:11 PM
Twins Daily Roundtable is a weekly series. As part of this series, a question will be posed to the site’s writers and they will respond i...

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Did We Break Max Kepler?

Posted by MaxOelerking , 18 June 2018 · 1,673 views
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Community Blog Post
Did We Break Max Kepler? Twins fans over the past few season have been extremely critical of Max Kepler and his terrible offensive production vs LHP. The criticism was rightly deserved, because his numbers were atrocious. Twins territory has been pleasantly surprised by his improvement vs LHP, but now his numbers vs RHP are dropping. Here are Kepler's splits from 2015-2017.

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Ranking the Greatest Twins Since 2000

Posted by MaxOelerking , 06 June 2018 · 521 views
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Community Blog Post
For this ranking, I will be making a list of the top 5 hitters and top 5 pitchers since 2000. The criteria for the ranking will consist of both stats and awards. Please comment below and let me know what you think.

Pitchers

5.) Francisco Liriano
IP: 783.1
ERA: 4.33
WHIP: 1.34
K/9: 9.05
Awards: 1 All-Star Game

4.) Scott Baker
IP: 958.0
ER...


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Market for Sano

Posted by MaxOelerking , 02 June 2018 · 993 views
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Here are just some ideas for a possible trade involving the Twins third baseman.

Baltimore Orioles

Trade Assets:
Manny Machado SS
Darren O'Day RHP
Tanner Scott LHP
Chance Sisco C
Hunter Harvey RHP

San Diego Padres

Trade Assets:
Tyson Ross RHP
Mackenzie Gore LHP
Michael Baez RHP
Adrian Morejon LHP
Robbie Erlin LHP

Philadelp...


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Twins Trade Their Way to the World Series

Posted by MaxOelerking , 11 May 2018 · 771 views
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In the event that the Twins are in position to be buyers at the trade deadline, here are some possible trade prospects the Twins could realistically go after to make a run at the postseason.

1.) Tyson Ross SP Padres
Ross has been the bright spot in an otherwise "business as usual" San Diego Padres rotation. Assuming SD will be looking for young talent c...


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Love/Hate with Statcast

Posted by MaxOelerking , 24 April 2018 · 507 views
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Love/Hate with Statcast With all the technological advancements made in baseball, its easy to get lost in the mess. There's new stats that make zero sense to some people, but the issue is just understanding what they tell us. Batting average and ERA are easy to grasp. What percentage of this batter's at-bats have resulted in hits? How many earned-runs does this pitcher give up o...