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Ex-Twins in 2020

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:44 AM
The season hasn't started yet, but I was motivated to start this thread a bit early after getting a message from Van, suggesting that I s...

2020 draft class

MLB Draft Today, 12:42 AM
Obviously, it's never too early to get excited about the upcoming draft. Pipeline has a top 100 up already. http://m.mlb.com/pro...020/?l...

Bremer’s FSN Sidekick 2020

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:23 PM
So with Seth confirming Morneau calling 60 games this year, how do the rest of the games break down? Morneau - 60 Bert - 20? Smalley...

Non Roster Taijuan Walker

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:39 PM
From Lavelle:   Interest in Walker The Twins are finalizing their list of nonroster invites to spring training. One pitcher they are...

Nick Senzel

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:04 AM
According to MLB Trade Rumors, the Reds are apparently open to trading Nick Senzel after signing Mike Moustakas and Nicholas Castellanos...

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How postseason teams were constructed

Posted by birdwatcher , 30 September 2019 · 1,073 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 · 1,414 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...