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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:16 PM
The Twins have lost back-to-back games!! Oh my gosh, the world must be coming to an end. On a less extreme note, the Twins are still in f...

Interesting article about Derek Johnson

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:08 PM
This article provides some insights as to why the Twins' pitching has improved this year --  https://fivethirtyei...-real-surpr...

Article: Why Miguel Sano's Strikeouts Are Not a Problem

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:23 PM
Miguel Sano has played in 17 games for the Minnesota Twins in 2019. He missed the beginning of the season rehabbing from an Achilles inju...

Article: Potential Prospect Cost in Twins Trades

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:51 PM
As we move closer to July, we also push towards the looming Major League Baseball trade deadline. With the waiver period being removed in...

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Off Day Assessment, June 10, 2019

Posted by Kirby O'Connor , 10 June 2019 · 561 views
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It has been a week since the Minnesota Twins' last off day, and in that time they've played six games, all on the road and all against divisional opponents.

The Good:
The good news is that the Twins still don't have a losing segment on their schedule. This means that they have yet to have a losing road trip or home stand. The team ended the week with a...


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Off Day Assessment, June 3rd, 2019

Posted by Kirby O'Connor , 04 June 2019 · 394 views
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This was supposed to come out yesterday, but I hit "Save Draft" instead of "Publish," so here it is now.

The Twins have only had four games since their last off day. However, they have been perhaps the biggest games of this season so far. Facing Tampa Bay's pitching staff was a true test and the results are proof that the Twins are a top team this seas...


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Off Day Assessment

Posted by Kirby O'Connor , 29 May 2019 · 1,118 views

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It's been exactly one week since the Twins last off day, an unplanned off day prompted by a wet field in Los Angeles, so now is a good time to assess what has gone right, and what has gone wrong for the team since then.

The Good
A 5-1 record since the last day off. Simply put the Twins have been mashing in that time with a convincing win over the Angel...


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Twins Get Their First Taste of What Playoff Baseball Feels Like

Posted by Kirby O'Connor , 28 May 2019 · 432 views
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Last night the Minnesota Twins got their first taste of a game that truly resembled playoff baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers are certainly a playoff caliber team, maybe even National League Champion caliber, and showed it on a wet Memorial Day. The Twins struck first against the Brew Crew, scoring four 2-out runs in the 2nd on a Luis Arraez single and Byro...