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Article: BREAKING: Twins to Sign Versatile Marwin Gonzalez

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:53 PM
The new Twins front office is making a name for itself with late-offseason (er, early spring training) free agency splashes. This time ar...

Helfand: Gordon Turns to Rap for Creative Outlet

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:48 PM
Betsy Helfand from the Pioneer Press wrote a really good article on Nick Gordon today. It discusses the role that rap music has played in...

Article: Report From The Fort: Marwin Gonzalez Fixes A Pr...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:17 PM
FORT MYERS - The Twins reported signing of Marwin Gonzalez is not a traditional free agent signing. But that’s why it works.Gonazalez had...

Article: Get To Know: Alex Hassan (Twins Assistant Direct...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 11:45 AM
Alex Hassan grew up in the Boston area. Following three years at Duke, he was drafted by the Red Sox. Five years later, he made his big l...

Article: Report From The Fort: Opening Day Stuff

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:27 AM
FORT MYERS - It’s a weekend, we just had a big signing and baseball returns tonight, but digital ink is still free, so how about a notes...

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Did We Break Max Kepler?

Posted by MaxOelerking , 18 June 2018 · 2,019 views
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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 · 647 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 · 1,226 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 · 892 views
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Community Blog Post
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 · 744 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...