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Article: Central Intelligence: Clawless Tigers

Other Baseball Today, 01:05 AM
Ron Gardenhire was stepping into a tough spot when he took the managerial position in Detroit. Beyond Miguel Cabrera, the line-up is full...

Article: Heels of Change: Focus on Biomechanics Leads Twi...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:58 AM
Ask any Twins pitcher what they are working on this spring and you will get a similar answer: Almost all of them are concentrating on dri...

Article: Tuesday Taproom Tour Tickets On Sale Now!

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:10 AM
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Article: Report From The Fort: Cruz Control

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:34 PM
FT. MYERS, FL – During the offseason, the Minnesota Twins signed perhaps the best power hitter in baseball. Not only that, but one of the...

Incredibly silly debate with my wife

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:34 PM
Please help me settle an argument/debate with my wife regarding something in the Delta 360 club (formerly Legends Club). Please see attac...

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2018 WAR for Byron Buxton

Posted by Bryan Borchardt , 06 April 2018 · 2,230 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 · 846 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 · 868 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 · 1,193 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 · 696 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...