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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:39 PM
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: 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...

Article: HOU 7, MIN 1: Foregone Conclusion

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:21 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: Twins Minor League Report (4/24): Wahoos Walk Of...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:03 PM
There wasn't a ton of damage done on the offensive side of things for the Twins farm system tonight, but that doesn't stop the big highli...

Jason Kubel is America


Are the Twins Pitchers Great or Are the Indians Hitters Terrible?

Posted by dave_dw , 01 April 2019 · 1,071 views
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Community Blog Post
Sound the alarm! The Twins pitchers currently lead the league in team strikeout percentage! I know, I know, we’re talking about three games in March. This sample size hopes one day it will grow up to become a “small sample size.”

That said, Jose Berrios and Jake Odorizzi each struck out 10+ batters in the Twins first two games, something that only Randy...


Can Someone Please Wear #4 Now?

Posted by dave_dw , 13 March 2019 · 958 views
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Community Blog Post
Can Someone Please Wear #4 Now? With the announcement that Marwin Gonzalez signed with the Minnesota Twins, there was optimism in the Twin Cities. Optimism that he could be the missing piece. Hope that he would fill in the gaps on the roster.

But he failed.

No, I’m not talking his fielding or his hitting. I’m not talking about a need to improve the pitching staff. Heck, I’m not talkin...


Johan Santana's Historic Opening Day Snub

Posted by dave_dw , 06 March 2019 · 603 views

Community Blog Post
Johan Santana is the only unanimous Cy Young Award winner
in history to be benched on Opening Day.

In 2004, Johan Santana won the AL Cy Young Award for the Minnesota Twins.

He received a perfect 28 of 28 first place votes, breezing by Curt Schilling and Mariano Rivera. His 228 innings pitched was second most in the American League while his 2.61 ERA...


Who Will Be the Twins Opening Day Starter?

Posted by dave_dw , 25 February 2019 · 1,188 views
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Community Blog Post
UPDATE (March 4): Jose Berrios has been named the Twins 2019 Opening Day starter

The “Opening Day starter” distinction means more than it matters.

It is an honor given to a team’s best or longest-tenured starting pitcher, and it is treated by players and managers as just that: an honor.

Whether a pitcher starts on Opening Day or in the second game...


How "Everyday" Was Eddie Guardado?

Posted by dave_dw , 05 February 2019 · 987 views
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Community Blog Post
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...