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Where does the talent come from

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:45 AM
So I did back of the napkin math only here but looked at three recent WS teams to see how they constructed their teams. I only added up t...

Jonathan Schoop or Ian Kinsler?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:30 AM
Did the Twins make a mistake jumping the gun on the Schoop signing?   Ian Kinsler just signed with San Diego for 2 years $8M total....

Mauer/Sano: Double Standard on Strength/Conditioning?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:28 AM
According to the Star Tribune, Miguel Sano's workouts this off-season are being viewed by the Twins' front office, in an effort to more c...

Article: Official Rule 5 Draft Day Thread

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 11:45 AM
The Winter Meetings in Las Vegas have been fairly quiet against in 2018. Certainly there are meetings, but there haven't been a lot of si...

Article: Rundown: Cruz, Cahill, Soria and Ramos

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:24 AM
FanCred's Jon Heyman reported Monday that the Twins were in the mix for Nelson Cruz. New Twins beat writer for MLB.com Do-Hyoung Park con...

Jason Kubel is America


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Weird Twins Franchise Records to Watch for This Year

Posted by dave_dw , 12 March 2018 · 614 views
record, mauer, vargas, history and 1 more...
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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 · 2,135 views
joe mauer, byron buxton and 3 more...
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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...