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Life Long Twins fan here! How long have you all been a fan? who are your favorite players? Favorite team? Fan since the late 60's  ...

Article: HOU 7, MIN 1: Foregone Conclusion

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:42 PM
Kohl Stewart vs. Justin Verlander. C’mon, what did you realistically expect?The Twins dropped the rubber game of their three-game series...

Article: Finer Points: Options, part one

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:29 PM
Over the next six weeks, I’m going to take a dive into the details of how rosters are put together and managed. There is an abundance of...

What would you do about this OFer, Marcell Ozuna?

Other Baseball Today, 01:26 PM
We are having a debate on our forum on what the Cardinals should do with trying to re-sign Marcell Ozuna who will be a Free Agent at the...

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Tortugas, Piranhas and Pepito

Posted by mikelink45 , 01 April 2019 · 1,326 views
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Tortugas, Piranhas and Pepito The love that the fans and now the media have for Willians Astudillo is great. It is fun, inspiring, laughable and also good baseball. Out of nowhere Astudillo has risen to mythic levels for his speed, his body, his smile, his hitting skills, and his ability to play everywhere. It got me thinking – who else has had this unique position on the Twins roster...


Minnesota Twin Home Openers - all of them.

Posted by mikelink45 , 29 March 2019 · 1,141 views
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Minnesota Twin Home Openers - all of them. The home opening games:
We have a long history of opening games now and I got to wondering what our record is. Here is the summary of games.

1961 – Our first opening game was 1961 and who did we play – the new replacement Washington Senators. Pascual pitched and went 8 innings with three runs and reliever Moore gave up two and lost the game. Mincher a...


Spring training, baseball accidents and stories

Posted by mikelink45 , 13 March 2019 · 577 views
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Spring training, baseball accidents and stories I started out to explore Spring Training stories, but soon got caught up in a lot of the strange stories of baseball and had to share some of them. The stories are part of what makes baseball fun.

Spring Training is about getting ready for the season, but that does not mean this collection of athletes can’t generate some stories that might cause you to s...


Put in Rose and Shoeless Joe

Posted by mikelink45 , 09 March 2019 · 554 views
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Put in Rose and Shoeless Joe After reading this in the Patrick Ruesse column - "Major League Baseball security held its annual meeting with the Twins on Friday, and among the issues was a review of baseball’s long-standing prohibitions against gambling. The exact rules against gambling for players and staff also were read to the entire clubhouse at the start of spring training last m...


The best of the best - 25 man rosters

Posted by mikelink45 , 08 March 2019 · 633 views

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The best of the best - 25 man rosters What is the roster? This is a real chore - as you might have noticed as I examined each of the positions in the previous weeks.The Bench for the Best in Twins history is made up of people who fill roles and not just the best players of all time. From the bench to the starters I have tried to find the men who would truly represent the Twins best of all tim...