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Twins demote Romero

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:00 PM
A NINTH bullpen arm is necessary despite an off day on Monday.

Ervin Santana Update

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:57 PM
Per Berardino, Ervin wasn't able to top 90 MPH with his fastball during his last rehab outing on Friday. The timeline set in March was s...

Ben Rortvedt - 2018

Adopt A Prospect 2018 Today, 12:40 PM
  Benjamin T. Rortvedt   September 25, 1997 (Age: 20 this season) Birthplace: Verona, WI Signed via amateur draft in 201...

Aaron Slegers - 2018

Adopt A Prospect 2018 Today, 12:40 PM
Aaron Allan Slegers (pronounced SLAY-gers)   Born: September 4, 1992 (age 25 this season) Birthplace: Scottsdale, AZ Signed via the...

Article: Twins Minor League Report (6/24): Career Day for...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:57 PM
Welcome to the last week of June. It’s hard to believe July is just around the corner. For young baseball players, July can be a tiring m...

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2018 WAR for Byron Buxton

Posted by Bryan Borchardt , 06 April 2018 · 1,911 views

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For the Minnesota Twins 2017 was a year that surpassed the expectations of most fans. The team made the playoffs, and the manager kept his job (though we finally got rid of Neil Allen). One of the most encouraging features of the 2017 season was Byron Buxton's performance, which netted him a career high 3.5 Wins Above Replacement, placing him 11th among...


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The Finance Desk: Earnings projection for 2018

Posted by Bryan Borchardt , 24 March 2018 · 570 views

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Before we begin let me get one thing out of the way, the Twins are making money. The team is profiting and the owner is increasing his wealth by retaining ownership of the team. There is no doubt about that. As a business professional I can accept this as the way of the world and I am OK with it. However, as a fan I don’t care about earnings and wish...


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Twins spend 4th most in Free Agency (sort of...)

Posted by Bryan Borchardt , 11 March 2018 · 728 views
free agency, finance
Community Blog Post
Are you not entertained? Are you not entertained?? After years of luke-warm stove off seasons the new front office has made their mark on the roster by signing five players to the big league roster who are ready and able to contribute on opening day. Add to that the trade for Jake Odorizzi and you’re talking nearly 25% of the 25 man roster acquired this o...


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The Finance Desk: a look at 2018 attendance

Posted by Bryan Borchardt , 03 March 2018 · 886 views
finance, attendance
Community Blog Post
The last time I check Baseball is still a business. We can be sure the owners believe that, and in most cases it seems the players think so too. But what about the fans? If fans do consider baseball to be a business, they would show it via the money and time they spend watching games.

When the Twins promised to put a strong team on the field in exchange...


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Logan Morrison: an upgrade at DH

Posted by Bryan Borchardt , 25 February 2018 · 538 views
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For the first time since the Byung-Ho Park experiment the Twins front office has made a concerted effort to fill the DH position with a capable every day bat.

In 2017 the likes of Robbie Grossman and Kenny Vargas filled the DH role in a not so exciting fashion. While Grossman was serviceable due to his high OBP (.361), the ugly three strikeout game in la...