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MLB.com report on instructional league prospects

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 03:08 PM
In case you haven't seen it, mlb.com has published an article on the prospects at instructional league camp and their progress.   ht...

Nelson Cruz wants 2 years

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:48 PM

2020 MLB (non-Twins) Postseason Discussion Thread

Other Baseball Today, 03:08 PM
Feel free to chime in here about any of the (non-Twins) 2020 MLB postseason games!

YouTube TV Drops Fox Sports Regional Networks

Other Baseball Yesterday, 03:51 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...

The Special Season


Why Jordan Balazovic has the makings of an ace

Posted by Nash Walker , 07 November 2019 · 6,967 views

Community Blog Post
Why Jordan Balazovic has the makings of an ace Rightly so, Twins fans are very excited about Brusdar Graterol, the flame-throwing 21-year-old from Venezuela. Graterol was called up to the Twins bullpen last summer and mostly impressed, even touching 102 MPH on his sinker. Graterol will be in the rotation soon enough, and his future partner in crime, the one they call "Jordy Blaze,” is on his way to st...


One Reliever the Twins Should Be Locked in On

Posted by Nash Walker , 01 November 2019 · 2,782 views

Community Blog Post
One Reliever the Twins Should Be Locked in On The Twins bullpen was mostly great in 2019 as they finished with the third best WAR in baseball, per Fangraphs. They had the best second half reliever WAR and watched Tyler Duffey and Trevor May become legitimate weapons along with the great Taylor Rogers.

Starting pitching will be the main focus this offseason, and rightly so. Trade deadline acquisition...


What will the Twins Opening Day lineup be in 2020?

Posted by Nash Walker , 14 October 2019 · 1,775 views

Community Blog Post
Much of the discussion in the early part of the offseason has understandably been pitching. While the Twins must fill in their rotation, there are still plenty of questions to be answered at the plate. Here is my crack at the 2020 Opening Day lineup:

1. Luis Arraez, 2B

Arraez is the quintessential leadoff hitter. He takes elite at-bats and rarely strike...


Winning in Dobtober

Posted by Nash Walker , 05 October 2019 · 2,198 views
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Winning in Dobtober Game one has come and gone. The Twins fell 10-4 in 8 1/2 gut wrenching innings. Manager Rocco Baldelli will send Randy Dobnak to the hill in game two today at Yankee Stadium. Here are the keys to victory for the standout rookie:

1. Get ahead in the count

Dobnak has portrayed an exceptional ability to throw strikes. Dobnak sports phenomenal per-nine numb...


How important is Luis Arraez?

Posted by Nash Walker , 02 October 2019 · 1,809 views
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Community Blog Post
How important is Luis Arraez? Rocco Baldelli is putting his rookie "through the ringer" to get healthy for the ALDS:

Let's pretend we read that before the 2019 season began. First, the Twins are in the ALDS? Second, who is the rookie? Is it top prospect Royce Lewis? Alex Kiriloff? Trevor Larnach? Brusdar Graterol? nope....