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Article: Video: Willians Astudillo Just Took Jose Berrios...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:02 PM
BASEBALL IS BACK.On the first day of full squad workouts this year, the Twins open up Hammond Stadium for an open house. Fans can walk al...

No More Peanuts and Cracker Jacks?

Other Baseball Today, 01:54 PM
Apparently, the Hartford Yard Goats are the first team to ban peanuts and cracker Jacks stadium wide. https://www.washingt...k-out-ballga...

Article: Who's on First? Cron's No Sure Thing

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:53 PM
We never expect players signings not to work - but some of them just don’t. Last year was a lesson for Twins fans in that sense, with big...

Article: TD 2019 Top Minnesota Twins Prospects Recap

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 01:26 PM
The Minnesota Twins have made it clear: they're relying on their own internal pipeline, rather than transformative outside additions, to...

Plenty of money

Other Baseball Today, 01:02 PM
The Braves made 100 million, with a bad tv deal and a 130MM payroll......there is plenty of money for the actual players to get more........

Jason Kubel is America


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How "Everyday" Was Eddie Guardado?

Posted by dave_dw , 05 February 2019 · 542 views
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How "Everyday" Was Eddie Guardado? Everyday Eddie Guardado has spent a lot of days in the Twins bullpen. Twelve of Guardado's 17 major-league seasons were spent playing for the Twins, and he added an extra four years as their bullpen coach under Paul Molitor's regime until he was let go this past fall.

At some point during his first 11 season with the Twins, he picked up the nickname "Eve...


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Weird Twins Franchise Records to Watch for This Year

Posted by dave_dw , 12 March 2018 · 658 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 · 2,222 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...