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Front Page: With Donaldson in the Fold, Can the Twins Aff...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:13 AM
The Twins made a franchise-altering move on Tuesday by signing superstar third baseman Josh Donaldson. His addition turns them into a ser...

Front Page: Devil's Advocate: Why the Josh Donaldson...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:35 PM
Alright, we’ve all had time to be excited about the Minnesota Twins making an impact move and landing MLB Trade Rumors' fifth-best free a...

Front Page: Looking Way Ahead: Who Needs to be Added to t...

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 11:22 PM
Normally we consider which players will need to be added to the 40 man roster after the season, leading up to the decision becoming offic...

Front Page: Is Infield Defense Really That Important for...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:04 PM
There’s no denying the Infield Outs Above Average (OAA) stat by Baseball Savant painted an ugly picture for the Minnesota Twins. Sliding...

Keith Law Joins The Athletic

Other Baseball Yesterday, 10:57 PM
I’ve respected his opinion for a long time... Even if he’s never respected the Twins’ prospects enough I took advantage of their last m...

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The MLB Statcast Case for Marwin Gonzalez as the Minnesota Twins Everyday Third Baseman

Posted by Patrick Wozniak , 08 January 2020 · 1,423 views
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The MLB Statcast Case for Marwin Gonzalez as the Minnesota Twins Everyday Third Baseman MLB Statcast recently unveiled its Outs Above Average (OAA) rankings for MLB infielders (it was previously only available for outfielders) and the numbers make a compelling case for Marwin Gonzalez. With Gonzalez rated as Minnesota’s best defensive infielder and a current need to fill in C.J. Cron’s place at first base, moving Miguel Sano to first and slo...


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Should We Be Upset With Yasiel Puig?

Posted by Patrick Wozniak , 07 September 2019 · 4,388 views
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Should We Be Upset With Yasiel Puig? In tonight’s twin over the Cleveland Indians, Yasiel Puig hit a comebacker to Jake Odorrizi in the fourth inning and immediately turned and went back to the dugout. Puig had no chance of reaching first safely on the play and Odorrizi ran the ball to first himself while looking back at Puig with a somewhat surprised expression on his face. The Target Field...


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Is Max Kepler Becoming the Next Christian Yelich?

Posted by Patrick Wozniak , 04 September 2019 · 4,290 views
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Is Max Kepler Becoming the Next Christian Yelich? 2019 has been a breakout year for Max Kepler. Kepler’s talent and upside has been on display since his days in the minor leagues but he has seemingly put it all together this season. In the year of the home run, Kepler has been no exception as he has led the best home run-hitting team in baseball with 36 long balls. His previous career high was 20, which...


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A Look at the Twins Hitters Who Have Set Career-high HR Totals in 2019, and Who is Still to Come

Posted by Patrick Wozniak , 29 August 2019 · 1,924 views
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A Look at the Twins Hitters Who Have Set Career-high HR Totals in 2019, and Who is Still to Come With the Minnesota Twins on the verge of setting the all-time MLB home run record, they have gotten many great individual home run efforts from their players. Max Kepler and Nelson Cruz have paved the way with 35 and 33 long-balls while Eddie Rosario and Miguel Sano are closing in on 30 homers as well. Jorge Polanco’s next dinger will allow the Twins to s...


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Could Jake Cave Bite into Eddie Rosario’s Playing Time (This Year and Beyond)?

Posted by Patrick Wozniak , 25 August 2019 · 4,221 views
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Could Jake Cave Bite into Eddie Rosario’s Playing Time (This Year and Beyond)? With injuries to Byron Buxton and the more recent hamstring injury to Eddie Rosario, Jake Cave has had an extended opportunity with the Minnesota Twins and has made the most of it. After hitting two home runs in the opener against the Detroit Tigers he came back in Saturday's game and hit another dinger, with a double to boot. Buxton is off to a short reh...