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Front Page: The Defensive Future of Royce Lewis

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:31 AM
Royce Lewis has been lighting up the Arizona Fall League with a 1.066 OPS which ranks second in the league. He helped the East to win the...

Front Page: Excellent Plate Discipline Emphasizes Why Lui...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:24 AM
In a season where records were set with the long ball, Luis Arraez made a name for himself with his discipline at the plate and contact h...

Front Page: A Relief Ace Rotation, Part 2: What Does A Re...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:24 AM
Yesterday, we looked at some of the Twins’ best relievers’ struggles with zero days rest. Is it time to consider scheduling the Twins' ac...

Front Page: Dealing with Wheeler Gets Minnesota an Ace

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:47 AM
This offseason the Minnesota Twins chief focus is going to be on acquiring impact pitching. The front office has suggested as much, and w...

Yankees Post-season FAILURES

Other Baseball Today, 07:13 AM
This has been rehashed time and time again so I won't get into the Twins failures against the Yankees. Instead, this is about the Yankees...

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How postseason teams were constructed

Posted by birdwatcher , 30 September 2019 · 637 views

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MLB.com has seasonally done a piece in which they examine each playoff team's likely 25-man roster and examine how each player was acquired. While there are many more similarities than differences, among the teams, you'll find a few striking outliers here and there. I'm not sure it's a terribly instructive exercise myself, but let's see what others pick u...


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Houston is the new St. Louis

Posted by birdwatcher , 11 June 2019 · 1,283 views

Community Blog Post
As regular readers might know, I've been following the baseball moves of the Twins ever since Chief suffered through First Communion. Yep. Since the early Washington Senators under their founder, George Washington.

I'm particularly intrigued by the challenges of talent evaluation and acquisition, and all that goes into it. This intrigue was heightened en...