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NEW PODCAST: Locked on Twins

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:59 PM
Hey guys! I've started a new (daily!) podcast called "Locked on Twins" in addition to the crapload of other Twins stuff I'm doing.  ...

Article: Twins To Sign Lance Lynn

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:59 PM
The Twins offseason puzzle is now complete. Jon Heyman reported that the Twins were closing in on a deal for free agent starting pitcher...

Stupid Math Tricks: ERA

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:39 PM
I did some math.Assumingi) the Pythagorean theory of winning percentage, andii) the Twins score the same number of runs in '18 as they di...

Article: Let’s Go Crazy: Off-The-Wall 2018 Predictions

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:36 PM
Baseball is almost officially back. I’ll let that comment sink in a minute. No more practice games where the starters are removed early....

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What Needs to Happen for Joe Mauer to Be A Twin in 2019?

Posted by Andrew Thares , 12 March 2018 · 760 views
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Community Blog Post
There is no question that Joe Mauer is one of the greatest Minnesota Twins to ever put on the uniform, and that he will one day see his number retired along with former Twins greats like Kirby Puckett and Rod Carew. Despite this, Mauer’s future as a player with the Twins after 2018 seems to be in question.

Entering 2019, Mauer will be going into his age...


Free Agents Who Singed for Less Than the Qualifying Offer They Rejected

Posted by Andrew Thares , 03 March 2018 · 726 views
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The history of the qualifying offer in Major League Baseball is short, as it only came into existence at the start of the 2012-2013 offseason. The purpose of the qualifying offer was to grant compensation, in the form of a draft pick, to MLB teams that lost a key player in free agency.

Since its inception, 73 players have been extended a qualifying offer...


Building an Ideal Twins Lineup

Posted by Andrew Thares , 26 February 2018 · 1,187 views
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Community Blog Post
After the addition of Logan Morrison over the weekend, it left many in Twins Territory wondering how would he fit into the lineup. Including the Twins Daily twitter account.

This question drew a number of different responses from Twins fans, so I decided to dive into the numbers and construct what I believe to be the ideal Twins lineup. Just as it is...


Twins in Pursuit of Lance Lynn

Posted by Andrew Thares , 23 February 2018 · 895 views
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Community Blog Post
After coming up short in their quest to sign Yu Darvish, the Twins were forced to turn their focus towards other pitchers on the free agent and trade markets in order to fill out their rotation. They have since added two starting pitchers, by taking a flyer on Anibal Sanchez, and making a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays for Jake Odorizzi.

Theses moves adde...


A Potential Upgrade for Kennys Vargas

Posted by Andrew Thares , 19 February 2018 · 1,195 views
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The first few seasons of Kennys Vargas’ career have been a bit of a disappointment for the Twins. Vargas came up in 2014 as a player with a lot of potential, and was considered by many to be the inevitable replacement for Joe Mauer at first base.

Despite a few bright moments with the bat, Vargas hasn’t quite lived up to his expectations. Over his 859 car...