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Cleveland MLB team reportedly considering name change

Other Baseball Today, 07:21 AM
This is an AP article I lifted from the StarTribune web site.   https://www.startrib...sure/571623572/

Take Landis Name off the MVP Award

Other Baseball Yesterday, 09:04 PM
Barry Larkin, former MVP, has been calling for removing the Kenesaw Mountain Landis name from MVP awards.Personally, until I read the art...

Virtual Twins Baseball Megathread

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:27 AM
Moving forward this will house every game-thread in the comments below until real baseball hopefully comes back. I should have done this...

Twins remove Calvin Griffith statue

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:37 AM

Neal: Twins Radio Broadcast Team Will Not Travel

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 04:52 AM
https://www.startrib...ason/571529672/   LaVelle Neal also wrote that the Twins radio broadcast crew (including Cory Provus and Dan...

Ryan Stephan's Twinpinions


Defense Evaluation - Jorge Polanco

Posted by TwerkTwonkTwins , 08 January 2020 · 1,411 views
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Community Blog Post
Defense Evaluation - Jorge Polanco As I mentioned in Part 1 of this Defense Evaluation series , the Minnesota Twins were in the bottom third of teams when it came to aggregate fielding ability. The first post in the series focused on the team's weakest position of LF, manned by Eddie Rosario. I determined that while Rosario had a terrible year defensively, it can be alleviated with a healt...


Defense Evaluation - Eddie Rosario

Posted by TwerkTwonkTwins , 06 January 2020 · 947 views

Community Blog Post
The 2019 Minnesota Twins were an exceptional team. However, they were exceptional despite their defense, not because of it. Starting pitching is receiving the bulk of the worry this offseason, but should the state of the team's defense get the same treatment?

The Twins were 21st among MLB teams in Defensive Runs Above Average (Def) in 2019, with a total...


Max Kepler For First Base 2020?

Posted by TwerkTwonkTwins , 03 January 2020 · 2,265 views
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Community Blog Post
Max Kepler For First Base 2020? Max Kepler was arguably the Minnesota Twins 2019 MVP last year (according to this particular website). He made huge offensive gains, provided incredible RF defense, and led the team with a 4.4 fWAR. Kepler's ability to step in for an injured Buxton in the second half saved their playoff hopes. Could Kepler's multi-positional flexibility come into play aga...


ApPENding Reliever Pitch Selection - Taylor Rogers

Posted by TwerkTwonkTwins , 06 June 2019 · 1,709 views
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Community Blog Post
ApPENding Reliever Pitch Selection - Taylor Rogers The Minnesota Twins bullpen was the dominant topic yesterday for...various reasons. It looks like it will remain a dominant topic as we head toward the July trade deadline. This blog series will be all about the Twins bullpen, but won't be concerned with internal or external additions. I wanted to take a look at how the coaching staff is tweaking the pitc...