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Twins and Gibson Discussion and Extension

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:16 AM
http://www.startribu...lier/507159692/   Interesting to see how this plays out. I'd have to think an extension is likely since the T...

Article: Minor League Pay: Some Progress at Last?

Other Baseball Today, 09:13 AM
When the Cedar Rapids Kernels host the Lansing Lugnuts in a three-game series beginning July 13 of this summer, Lugnuts players will have...

A new venture

Other Baseball Today, 09:13 AM
I started a new site, with a heavy focus on scouting reports of minor leaguers, but the intent is to host all of my baseball writing curr...

Mike Trout Extension

Other Baseball Today, 09:13 AM
12 years $430 million.

Non-Twins Off-season news, tidbits and transactions

Other Baseball Today, 08:55 AM
We had a thread for items around the baseball world that were worth sharing but not worth a thread of their own. Now that the 2018 season...

80MPH Changeup


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Intro To Building A Bullpen-MLB 101

Posted by Matt Braun , 14 March 2019 · 627 views

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Ever since the Twins decided to stop playing in a stadium that had the aesthetic of a bowling alley, it has felt like the Twins have needed to improve their bullpen. Now, I’m not saying there is a correlation here, but maybe the threat of a screaming foul ball taking care of someone’s shin made the relievers pitch just a little better in the Metrodome. Pe...


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What History Can Tell Us About Michael Pineda's Innings Total in 2019

Posted by Matt Braun , 07 March 2019 · 881 views

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The 6’ 7” beast Michael Pineda took the mound the other day in Fort Myers and fired off 2 scoreless innings to go with his 2 previous scoreless innings, giving him an easy to calculate ERA of 0.00 so far in spring training. Pineda last pitched in the majors for the Yankees but you might have also recognized him by his nicknames “Big Mike” or “Large Mikeal...


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A Look Back At The Top Twins Prospects From 2011 (AKA... Yikes)

Posted by Matt Braun , 01 March 2019 · 851 views

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Recently I was messing around on MLB.com for no particularly good or suspicious reason when I stumbled upon their top prospects list. Now, we all are familiar with prospects because as Twins fans, they sometimes bring us more hope than the major league team. But even cooler than the updated top prospects list was an archived top prospects list from 2011...


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A Final Plea For The Signing Of Craig Kimbrel

Posted by Matt Braun , 20 February 2019 · 808 views

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This time of the year is always exciting as a baseball fan, the start of spring training brings an undeniable energy that rejuvenates every single fanbase across the country, yes, even Mariners fans. But the last two offseasons now have brought the droning, political, and monotonous free agency cycle bleeding into the beginning of spring training. Whether...


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The Twins and Their Brothers In Arms (or xwOBA)

Posted by Matt Braun , 14 February 2019 · 466 views

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I sit here on the Wednesday of February the 13th, the same day that pitchers and catchers have reported for the Twins, pretty much stuck in my dorm as the classes on my campus were canceled for the 3rd straight day due to snow. At this point, I actually want to go to class because there is something inside me that craves work of some sort and the amount o...