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Article: Will The Twins Ever Hit Again?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:32 PM
What does Ronda Rousey’s last opponent and the Minnesota Twins’ lineup have in common?Neither can hit.Well, that’s not entirely accurate...

Minnesota Simpsons Thread Contest

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:32 PM
How it works: Post a classic Simpsons image along with a Twins related (or baseball related, but lets keep in most Twins related) captio...

Article: Twins Minor League Hitter Of The Month - July 2015

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 10:15 PM
It’s that time of the month again. Here we are in August. The trade deadline has passed, and there is just over a month left in the 2015...

Will Oswaldo Arcia ever play for the Minnesota Twins again?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:49 PM
I would like to see Oswaldo Arcia back just because he can put some balls in the seats, but nothing seems to motivate that guy in AAA. He...

Article: Twins Minor League Report (8/4): Big Night For B...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 09:52 PM
It was a busy Tuesday in the Minnesota Twins minor league system. All six full-season affiliates played, with the GCL Twins playing two g...

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Twins Minor League Report (8/2): Rochester, Chattanooga, and Elizabethton Roll

Posted by Steve Lein , 02 August 2015 · 189 views

Mike Pelfrey battled with Hisashi Iwakuma Sunday afternoon at Target Field, and Brian Dozier’s ninth inning home run to tie the game at one was the Minnesota Twins first earned run against Iwakuma in his career, a streak lasting 42.0 innings (they did have two unearned). But the bullpen wasn’t able to hold off the Mariners in extra innings and they fell 4...


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Twins Minor League Report (7/20): Pitching Leads the Way

Posted by Steve Lein , 20 July 2015 · 299 views

The Twins had the day off on Monday as they travel down the west coast of California from Oakland to Los Angeles to face the Angels of Anaheim on Tuesday. Kyle Gibson will make the start and look to get Minnesota back in the win column after the drubbing yesterday.

But in the minors on Monday, it was a full slate of games with each affiliate in action. T...


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Twins Minor League Report (7/12): Harrison and Rodriguez Have Big Days

Posted by Steve Lein , 12 July 2015 · 316 views

Kyle Gibson continued his breakout campaign against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday afternoon, helping the Twins complete a series win against their division rival heading into the All Star Break. Miguel Sano also delivered his second career home run, avoiding the silent treatment in the dugout for the first of many more times.

Oh, and news flash: The Twins...


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Twins Minor League Report (7/5): Kernels Pop Early For Series Win

Posted by Steve Lein , 05 July 2015 · 318 views

The Minnesota Twins were unable to take the series on Sunday in Kansas City, falling 3-2 to the Royals in Ervin Santana’s season debut. He did more than they could have hoped for limiting the Royals to just two runs on three hits, while striking out eight. But Miguel Sano driving in another run, and Aaron Hicks going yard weren’t enough to get him the vic...


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Twins Minor League Report (6/28): Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better...

Posted by Steve Lein , 28 June 2015 · 362 views

There was plenty of action on Sunday, as both the Rochester Red Wings and Elizabethton Twins played double-headers. There was a walk-off blast in one game, a few stellar pitching performances, and an ongoing winning streak on the line.

There was also an incredible display of power from the middle of the lineup for one affiliate (I’ll let you guess which...


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Twins Minor League Report (6/26): Early Leads Evaporate

Posted by Steve Lein , 26 June 2015 · 484 views

Brian Dozier put the Minnesota Twins out front 1-0 immediately in the series opener with their cross-state rival Milwaukee Brewers, leading off the game with his fifteenth home run of the season. It was the eleventh time in his career he has led off a game in such fashion.

Four of their six minor league teams also jumped out to leads after the first inni...


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Twins Minor League Report (6/21): Bash Brothers

Posted by Steve Lein , 21 June 2015 · 357 views

Happy Father’s Day across Twins Territory!!!

While Jake Arrieta was taking it to the Minnesota Twins lineup and Anthony Rizzo continued to bash their pitchers on Sunday Afternoon, three of the four full-season league affiliates were in action in the minors.

The organization went 2-2 on the day, but in the minors a come-from behind victory was sparked by...


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Twins Minor League Report (6/8): Gonsalves Debuts in Florida State League

Posted by Steve Lein , 08 June 2015 · 359 views

The big news of the day was obviously the 2015 MLB draft and the Twins selection of Illinois pitcher Tyler Jay (whose pre-draft profile you can read here , and talk about the pick here ). Instant and meaningless analysis: I love the pick! But like every other day during the summer, there also was plenty of action in the Minors for the Twins affiliates as...


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Twins Minor League Report (5/31): Everybody's In First Place! (almost)

Posted by Steve Lein , 31 May 2015 · 475 views

The calendar of the year 2015 is turning to June, and the Minnesota Twins have the best record in the American League.

Wait…what?!

There were few who believed that might be case this season, except maybe Terry Ryan, but it’s true and this team has certainly been fun to watch again!

Like their parent club, many of the teams in the Minor Leagues are havi...


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Twins Minor League Report (5/24): Milone and Slegers Dominate

Posted by Steve Lein , 24 May 2015 · 391 views

All four of the Minnesota Twins affiliates were in action on Sunday afternoon, and along with Major League team, the organization had an undefeated day.

In Rochester, a certain starting pitcher continued his run of AAA dominance, top prospects began and ended the scoring for Chattanooga, Fort Myers got a complete game shutout effort on the hill, and the...