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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:31 PM
On Friday night, the Minnesota Twins lost to the Chicago White Sox. The loss was their 103rd of the season, “besting” their 102-loss seas...

Declaration: Brian Dozier Week

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:14 PM
In a season filled with a lot of decomposing corpses and a sad overall experience. I would like to focus the last week of the season on t...

Complete Games

Other Baseball Today, 04:14 PM
So we're rumbling along at 82 CG in all of MLB this year.   Here are some of the excuses I've heard over the past x amount of years...

Article: Game Thread: Twins @ White Sox, 10/1/16 @ 6:10 p...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:50 PM
So, with the Twins sporting 103 losses, I was thinking about the number 103.   -103 is the 27th prime number,and each team gets 27 o...

Stop What You Are Doing And Watch Byron Buxton

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:59 PM
Byron Buxton is pretty good at defense, that much is true. Check out the coverage on this catch here:      It doesn't see...

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Out Of Focus

Posted by Cody Christie , in Twins 13 February 2016 · 574 views
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Using a round bat to hit a round ball is one of the hardest skills in professional sports. It takes the right combination of hand-eye coordination to be considered one of the best hitters in the game. Joe Mauer had been one of those hitters.

Mauer's on-field performance has been on the decline since a concussion in 2013 and the resulting symptoms related...


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Projecting Minnesota's Optimal Defensive Line-Up

Posted by Cody Christie , in Minor Leagues 04 February 2016 · 895 views
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Defense wins championships.

In the baseball world, this cliche might not be completely true. Otherwise, there would be teams full of Andrelton Simmons-type players. There are a lot of other factors that go into the overall equation. Teams need offense, they need pitching, and sometimes a little luck goes a long way.

Baseball line-ups aren't usually buil...


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Twins Sign Former All-Star Carlos Quentin

Posted by Cody Christie , 02 February 2016 · 463 views
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The Minnesota Twins announced the signing of outfielder Carlos Quentin to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league camp . The 33-year old last appeared in a game for Tacoma, the Triple-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners. His last big league appearance was in 20014 with the San Diego Padres.

The former two-time All-Star was first round...


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Mr. 3000... Maybe Not

Posted by Cody Christie , in Twins 01 February 2016 · 597 views
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When the Twins signed Joe Mauer to an 8-year, $184 million contract after the 2010 season, the team had high hopes for their hometown star as he started to age at one of baseball's toughest positions. Mauer was coming off an MVP season in 2009 and batting titles in 2006, 2008, and 2009. It looked like Mauer was on pace to be one of the best hitting catche...


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Cody's Top 10 Twins Prospects

Posted by Cody Christie , in Minor Leagues 25 January 2016 · 731 views
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Even with prospects like Miguel Sano and Eddie Rosario graduating off this list, there are still plenty of things to be excited about in 2016. Byron Buxton fell just short of meeting the rookie eligibility so he will get one more year to be considered the Twins top prospect. Other players like Jose Berrios and Max Kepler could use up their rookie eligibil...


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Eddie Rosario: Sophomore Stud?

Posted by Cody Christie , in Twins 22 January 2016 · 604 views
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Miguel Sano got a lot of the praise following his breakout rookie performance in 2015. He finished in third place in the American League Rookie of the Year voting and he was named the Twins Most Valuable Player even though he played in less than half of the team's games. He made a tremendous impact but he wasn't the only rookie leaving his mark at the big...


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What's Next for Alex Meyer?

Posted by Cody Christie , in Minor Leagues, Twins 17 January 2016 · 1,110 views
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2015 was supposed to be his season, his moment. After working his way through two different minor league systems over three years, Alex Meyer was on the cusp of making his major league debut. In fact, Baseball Prospectus had him ranked as the 14th best prospect in baseball, his highest ranking on any national list during his professional career.

As Mey...


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State of the Union: Minnesota Twins

Posted by Cody Christie , in Twins 11 January 2016 · 583 views
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President Barack Obama will be giving his final State of the Union address on Tuesday evening. He is entering the last year as the Commander and Chief and most Presidents like to paint a picture of hope for the future before their term is over. The Twins gave fans hope last year as they were relevant in the final weeks of the season for the first time in...


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Where Are They Now? 2011 Twins Top-10 Prospects

Posted by Cody Christie , in Twins, Minor Leagues 07 January 2016 · 594 views
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Ranking prospects within an organization is no easy task. The internet has opened up a wave of new information for writers as they can analyze video, sort through higher-level statistics, and prioritize scouting reports from a plethora of experts. This level of information can be overwhelming at times but it helps to separate prospects at different levels...


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Running Down the Hall (of Fame Ballot)

Posted by Cody Christie , in Other Baseball 05 January 2016 · 357 views
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My first Twins game was May 30, 1994 when the Twins took on the Seattle Mariners. As a kid, I was excited to be at my first big league game but it's fun to look back on the caliber of players in both line-ups. Future Hall of Famers Kirby Puckett, Randy Johnson, and Dave Winfield all played in the game.

Two other members of that Mariners team are prominen...