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Twins Daily 2021 Top Prospects: #1 OF Alex Kirilloff

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:23 PM
How much can a prospect raise his stock in a year where there is no minor-league season and he doesn't make a regular-season appearance i...

Twins Revise Spring Training Schedule

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:22 PM
Only playing five teams: Red Sox, Orioles, Pirates, Braves and Rays. Limited seating, masks ...

Hopefully Simmons "issues" are not like Romero...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:19 AM
Per multiple sources, new Minnesota Twins shortstop Andrelton Simmons has been delayed to the team's camp by visa issues. The exact detai...

Jake Odorizzi, What's going on w/ him?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:59 PM
Since the beginning there was a lot of FA talk surrounding Jake &thattherewas a lot of interest from various teams. Thought he'd be g...

Reusse: Modern Game Unkind to Dozier, Plouffe

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 08:22 PM
I thought thatPatrick Reusse wrote an interesting article, something I know I have been thinking for the last few years.    htt...

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Off-Season Blueprint: Punting at DH

Posted by Vanimal46 , 04 December 2020 · 3,016 views

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It's Friday afternoon, and I'm counting the minutes until the weekend. Let's make a plan.

For this exercise, I started with Matthew Taylor's spreadsheet on Twinspayroll.com, and used $125 million as the top spending level. My goal is to fall $5-10 million under that to reflect closer to a 15% payroll discount.

When I started the exercise, I wondered how...


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Minnesota Twins Off-Season Timeline Fortune Telling

Posted by Vanimal46 , 09 October 2019 · 2,475 views

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Over the off-season there will be PLENTY of chatter about the Twins. They're primed to be BOLD and make a YUGE splash in free agency.

As a seasoned Twins fan I'm here to save you a bunch of time! The off-season is already predetermined, and your friend Vanimal found the transcript for the most DRAMATIC off-season yet...

10/9: Twins exercise Nelson Cruz...


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My Aggressive Plan to Sign Manny Machado

Posted by Vanimal46 , 29 August 2018 · 2,427 views

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Let me preface this post by acknowledging that the odds are low Machado signs with the Twins in real life. With low odds, we need to be BOLD and aggressive right upfront to schedule a meeting with him.

Mr. Machado, I want you to remember 3 numbers. 60, 40, and 3. We'll go into more detail what those numbers represent.

Let's start with the first number...


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Whine Line Investigation: Explanation for a Boring Off-season

Posted by Vanimal46 , 30 January 2018 · 1,651 views
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ANND Welcome! To Minnesota Twins Whine Line: Detective Edition! I'm your LEAD Investigator, Vanimal, along with my trusty sidekick, the intern. Since we last checked in, both of us set down the PS4 controllers, put MLB The Show back in the case, and studied for our...