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A rant - Schedule

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:05 PM
I came here to rant but I didn't know there was going to be a DIFFERENT rant. Geez.   OK. The schedule.   I know this is like p...

Effects of the shift

Other Baseball Today, 05:08 PM
This was a discussion about the effects of defensive shifts in baseball, split from today's game thread. Feel free to join in below!...

Chucking baseballs onto the field in disgust

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:31 PM
Spotted last night in The Athletic:   "Fans were throwing baseballs onto the field from the Yankee Stadium bleachers to the point wh...

5 Takeaways from Sunday's Alternate Site Action in St...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 11:00 AM
The Twins are in an indefinite holding pattern as they deal with an outbreak of COVID-19, but at their alternate site, action continued t...

Twins Daily 2021 Top Prospects: #7 SS Keoni Cavaco

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Yes, we are still high on Keoni Cavaco, our #7 Twins prospect for 2021. Let's take a look at what's to like (a lot), what's to work on (a...

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69 Billion to One: The True Futility of the Twins Postseason

Posted by TwinkiePower , 01 October 2020 · 3,748 views
statistics, losing, streaks and 1 more...
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69 Billion to One: The True Futility of the Twins Postseason Yes, the number in the title is not an exaggeration. The true odds of the moment we find ourselves in at the close of the Twins 2020 postseason campaign, brief as it was, comes to one in 69 billion. Somewhere in the galaxy, Zaphod Beeblebrox fired up the Improbability drive and Minnesota got caught in the wake.

Let's do some math, shall we?

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Pitch Framing: A sabermetric based analysis of Twins play-by-play broadcaster Dick Bremer

Posted by TwinkiePower , 19 April 2019 · 2,646 views
dick bremer, pitch framing and 3 more...
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Pitch Framing: A sabermetric based analysis of Twins play-by-play broadcaster Dick Bremer Over the past decade, pitch framing has become a hot topic, not only in how we've begun to identify its value, but also in finding methods to quantify it, and coming to grips with its influence on the game. However, I contend that our focus has been far too narrow, and we must look beyond the catcher- in fact, past the backstop, into the stands, up to the...