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Article: Twins 2018 Minor League Hitter Of The Year

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 11:33 PM
Over the last week or so, Twins Daily has handed out our 2018 minor league awards. Today we continue the series by looking at the top hit...

Game Thread: Twins @ Detroit, 9/18/2018 4:10pm PT (6:10pm...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:59 PM
The game is afoot! Twins: Jake Odorizzi is serving as his own opener! 1. Joe Mauer (L) 1B 2. Jorge Polanco (S) SS 3. Logan Forsythe ®...

Done with the wrong! What has the FO done right? And...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:09 PM
I'm sorry, but I've tried to read each and every single 12 page post about everything done wrong with the Twins FO thus far. And I've jus...

Article: MIN 5, DET 3: Odorizzi Turns In Another Quality...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Jake Odorizzi followed up a one-hit effort against the Yankees by holding the Tigers to one hit through six innings before Detroit tacked...

Article: MIN 6, DET 1: Stewart Impresses, Rosario Exits D...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Kohl Stewart not only had his best outing so far with the Twins, but one of the better performances of any Twins rookie pitcher this seas...

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2018 WAR for Byron Buxton

Posted by Bryan Borchardt , 06 April 2018 · 2,054 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 · 641 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 · 779 views
free agency, finance
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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 · 1,020 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 · 586 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...