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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:50 AM
Let your hair down Game Thread. So duck and don't get hit by the falling hair. I bring up the duck cause it already has down hair... Well...

Article: OAK 3, MIN 2: Willians Astudillo Collects Three...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:50 AM
Sometimes you just have to cling to the happy things in life like butterflies, rainbows and Willians Astudillo.The Twins’ rookie sensatio...

NBA Offseason 2018

Minnesota Timberwolves Talk Yesterday, 10:38 PM
This is going to be an offseason that will be probably even more entertaining that the whole season of basketball that preceded it. So, w...

Article: 5 Things the Twins Absolutely Must Accomplish Th...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:30 PM
A little over one week remains in the 2018 campaign. I think we're all about ready to move on and forget about this one. So let's look ah...

Article: 2018 Killebrew Award Winner - David Banuelos (Ce...

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 07:43 PM
This week, we started posting the 2018 Twins Harmon Killebrew Award for Community Service recipients. Tonight, we share the 2018 Cedar Ra...

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Wishing the FRE Travels Well to Oakland

Posted by Miles Death , 10 August 2018 · 622 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 · 993 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 · 709 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 · 1,061 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 · 963 views
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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...