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Nick Gordon News?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:21 PM
Trying to find any news on Gordon that explains his complete absence from any grapefruit action to this point. The obvious suspicion is t...

Wetmore: Twins using Force Plates

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:20 PM
https://www.skornort...TUb2F9eAD4S1ngU   Force Plates? Apparently they are this year's new technological tool being used by the Twin...

YouTube TV Drops Fox Sports Regional Networks

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:04 PM
Does MLB and its TV affiliates (mostly Fox Sports channels) realize how idiotic they are being by not being available to be watched on ma...

Thorpe leaving camp for a spell

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:43 AM
  "To who this may concern! I’ve left camp for a week or 2 for personal matters. I’m healthy and excited for this year. I’ll be bac...

Target Field Ranked #7 in MLB in Craft Beer Offerings

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:23 AM
Great article in the Athletic:   https://theathletic....beer-offerings/   Even at #7, we're only 4th in our division.Tigers are...

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Kenta Maeda Trade V2 - How The Twins Struck A Better Deal

Posted by TwerkTwonkTwins , 10 February 2020 · 2,738 views
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The three-team mega blockbuster involving the Minnesota Twins, Boston Red Sox, and Los Angeles Dodgers is finally complete.

At this point, most Twins fans are aware of what happened - a deal was in place on February 4th, sending Graterol to Boston as part of the return for offloading Mookie Betts and David Price to the Dodgers. However, that soon changed...


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What Happened to Jhoulys Chacín? And What Do The Twins See?

Posted by TwerkTwonkTwins , 01 February 2020 · 2,690 views

Community Blog Post
Jhoulys Chacín has signed to a minor league deal with the Minnesota Twins, according to Robert Murray . This move raises the floor of the starting rotation with no risk, and Chacín has a history of being a dependable mid-rotation starter. However, that history was clouded by a terrible 2019, which is why the Twins were able to sign Chacín to a minor leagu...


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Buxton's Offense Is Launching... Or Has It Launched?

Posted by TwerkTwonkTwins , 23 January 2020 · 1,781 views
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Byron Buxton has proven that he will provide multiple wins above replacement, if he stays healthy and hits at an acceptably average level. The bad news is that Buxton failed to stay healthy for the latter half of 2019, limiting what could have been. The great news is that he appeared to be making major swing and philosophy adjustments that may lead to abo...


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Most Irreplaceable Twin - Jorge Polanco

Posted by TwerkTwonkTwins , 20 January 2020 · 664 views
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It is beyond obvious that Jorge Polanco is essential to this Minnesota Twins team. Polanco's offense at the top of the lineup provides all-star level production, despite being on the most questionable defensive shortshops in the league . You could make a convincing case that he was the MVP of the team in 2019. With that out of the way, let's play a twiste...


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Defense Evaluation - Luis Arraez

Posted by TwerkTwonkTwins , 12 January 2020 · 1,612 views
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Defense Evaluation - Luis Arraez Luis Arraez was a human adrenaline shot for the 2019 Minnesota Twins, providing 2.1 fWAR in 92 games. That value was driven nearly entirely from his .334/.399/.439 slash line, which amounted to a 125 wRC+ and comparisons to Tony Gwynn. Arraez is clearly mature beyond his years with his ability to handle the bat, but his defense is among the team's worst....