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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:20 PM
http://www.espn.com/...astros-audition   Best possible combination of help in 2017 and help in the next couple years, right where th...

Article: Is Paul Molitor the Right Man to Lead the Twins?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:20 PM
Shortly after they hired Paul Molitor as manager in November of 2014, the Twins invited me to Target Field for a one-on-one interview wit...

Article: Twins Minor League Report (6/18): Arraez, Sano L...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 11:45 AM
While the Rochester Red Wings had the day off, and the Chattanooga Lookouts and Cedar Rapids Kernels started their All-Star breaks, today...

Game Thread: Twins vs. Red Sox 12:10 am GMT 6/19/2018

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:43 AM
Welcome to tonight’s game thread where the three people that tune in to watch the game will be treated to what most certainly will be the...

Article: Happy Birthday, Moneyball!

Other Baseball Today, 11:40 AM
Happy birthday, Moneyball!Yes, as Yahoo’s Jeff Passan alerted us via Twitter over breakfast this morning, Michael Lewis’ seminal baseball...

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Weird Twins Franchise Records to Watch for This Year

Posted by dave_dw , 12 March 2018 · 485 views
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Everybody loves a good record chase. Whether it's Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa's asterisk-fueled home run battle of 1998 or the very non-asterisk-fueled Kansas City Royals challenging the record for most consecutive innings without scoring a run last season—a record chase is compelling.

There's a fine line, though, between fun facts and records. Fun facts...


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Finding the Twins Next "Face of the Franchise"

Posted by dave_dw , 30 January 2018 · 1,819 views
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Finding the Twins Next "Face of the Franchise" On March 21, 2010, the Minnesota Twins locked up Joe Mauer to an 8-year extension.

They also locked up Joe Mauer's face.

The "Face of the Franchise" or FotF (as no one calls it), is an oft-cited, nebulously-valued sports phenomenon. It’s hard to say with certainty that there actually is value to having a FotF, but even if we all agreed there was value...