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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:24 PM
I got up this morning, thrilled the Twins swept a three game series from Seattle.   Then, someone whispered in my ear and said, "Bla...

Article: Twins Daily Community Report 5/12-5/18

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:19 PM
Time is short, but there are a number of small developments in Twins Daily’s community as stories, interaction and new visitors all seem...

Article: Episode 427: Next Man Up

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:25 PM
Aaron and John talk about Nelson Cruz and Mitch Garver getting hurt, Miguel Sano and Willians Astudillo taking their place, calling up Lu...

CRON! Just a little appreciation thrown his way.

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:15 PM
Going to fully admit I knew very little about C.J. before the Twins signed him. I did what a lot of us did, look up his career numbers an...

Article: Let’s Talk About Byron Buxton’s Swing

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:23 PM
There’s something amazing about Byron Buxton at the plate this season.Data confirms your suspicions that Buxton is indeed hitting the bal...

Thome the Moneyball


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Wishing the FRE Travels Well to Oakland

Posted by Miles Death , 10 August 2018 · 871 views

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I’m at Target Field, and it was the Sunday before the all-star break. We were already losing to the Tampa Bay Rays, and it was a high leverage spot in the 5th inning. Suddenly, my friend and I hear the infamous Lil Jon song start to heat up. Fernando Rodney is coming in? I think, “wow, Molitor is finally getting out of his comfort zone with preassigned in...


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Fox Sports North Falsehoods of 2018's First Half

Posted by Miles Death , 11 July 2018 · 1,489 views

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When I was growing up, I thought Dick and Bert were awesome. They had the fun “Circle me Bert” shtick, seemingly great rapport with each other, and good timing on bringing excitement to the game. But, I was young - I didn’t know any better. This season is the first summer I’ve enjoyed diving into statistical truths in baseball. I think the analytical tren...


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Dozier is Taking Too Many Pitches

Posted by Miles Death , 09 July 2018 · 1,026 views

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*Disclaimer* I wrote this a week or so ago, and it seems Dozier may be heating up. But my attempt at analysis still applies :) .

I know at this point most of you are thinking: who cares why Brian Dozier is struggling? We are moving on from him anyway. While this could be true, I am fascinated by diving into why player results change (positively or negati...


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Game Length Isn't the Reason for the Decline in Attendance

Posted by Miles Death , 27 June 2018 · 1,657 views

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There’s growing concern within the baseball community about the health of the MLB as an organization, and the game overall. Since the mid-2000s, attendance and television ratings have been dropping consistently. According to Baseball Reference, in the past 20 years attendance per game across the entire MLB peaked in 2007 at 32,696 per game. In the ten ye...


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The Matt Magill Improvement Story

Posted by Miles Death , 20 June 2018 · 1,390 views
pitching, magill, molitor and 2 more...
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By now, most of us have noticed how Matt Magill has been a solid arm in the Twins bullpen this season. He made his first appearance of 2018 in a clunker of a game (which I attended :angry: ) on April 29th against the Cincinnati Reds. He threw 2.1 innings that Sunday and gave up just 3 hits and 0 earned runs, adding 2 punch-outs as well. So far this year...