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Article: Shoring Up Twins Bullpen Will Be a Mighty Challenge

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:47 PM
Are great relievers born? Made? Produced artificially in a laboratory somewhere deep in the Nevadan desert?We don't know the answer. If y...

Game Thread: Twins vs. Rays 5:10 PM PST (7:10 PM CDT) 6/2...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:33 PM
It's Tuesday, no baseball yesterday, well, no baseball that counts, which means Monday was an off-day for the home town nine and, it give...

Twins Add 36 Year Old, Breathing Reliever

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 05:31 PM
Carlos Torres... We got him! On a minor league deal. Gardy couldn't mold him in Detroit AAA... All he needs is a little Wes Johnson magic...

Article: Potential Twins Bullpen Target: Will Smith, LHP,...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:29 PM
The Minnesota Twins currently only feature one left-handed reliever in their bullpen, Taylor Rogers, who has arguably been their most co...

Why Luis Arraez Should be the Twins Starting 2B in 2020

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:43 PM
It may be premature to be looking forward to the 2020 season, and while there will be several signings, trades, and transactions to consi...

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Surprise Saguaros game, Thursday Nov 9

Posted by ashbury , 10 November 2017 · 980 views

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Not to take away from Steve Lein's excellent AFL summaries, but USAFChief and I (plus special guest ashburydavid) were in attendance at Surprise Stadium this afternoon, and we got to see several of our Twins prospects appear in the 6-2 loss to the Glendale Desert Dogs, so I thought I'd write something up, given all this Twins game action. Chief might ch...


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Post Hoc, October 8, 2017

Posted by ashbury , 08 October 2017 · 1,117 views

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Not that anyone asked, but in the past day or so I posted in these Twins Daily threads...
Who , besides Robbie Grossman himself, deserves credit for Grossman's improved defensive stats in the outfield, as well as improvement in the eye-test according to yours truly? My general recollection has been less wandering about in search of fly balls. If Jeff Pic...


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An unexpected afternoon at Fenway

Posted by ashbury , 14 April 2017 · 1,472 views

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I stumbled into a free ticket to the Red Sox game against the Pirates on Thursday. It was a makeup game and a guy seated near me also said he'd gotten his tickets free from someone. (He also insisted that Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City is new, so our conversation was not illumina...


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Back Fields in Motion - March 24-27, 2017

Posted by ashbury , 31 March 2017 · 1,406 views

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Back Fields in Motion - March 24-27, 2017 After my most recent blog entry from Ft. Myers, my wife arrived to take part in the fun in the sun. Unsurprisingly, time spent at the keyboard diminished to near-zero until I got home. This post represents a condensed and abbreviated review of the rest of my stay in Florida.

All baseball and no beach makes Ash a dull boy, at least in certain people's ey...


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Back Fields in Motion - March 23, 2017

Posted by ashbury , 23 March 2017 · 1,985 views

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Back Fields in Motion - March 23, 2017 Thursday morning in Fort Myers, I resolved to take some pictures for once. Arrival was a little after 9, in time again for calisthenics (shown, left). Either that, or the prospects were being put to work erecting a new fence.

Fellow TD moderator USAFChief arrived shortly after this, and we shared a great day soaking up all that Twins spring training offe...


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Back Fields in Motion - March 22, 2017

Posted by ashbury , 22 March 2017 · 1,440 views

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Back Fields in Motion - March 22, 2017 Today the big league club was on the road, and I did not follow them, returning to my haunts at CenturyLink Sports Complex.

It was a bit of an abbreviated day on the back fields for me, as I didn't arrive until 11, and the players had already departed for their lunchtime break because the games were slated for noon. And then that noon start meant the gam...


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Back Fields in Motion - March 21, 2017

Posted by ashbury , 21 March 2017 · 2,120 views

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Back Fields in Motion - March 21, 2017 Greetings from sunny Florida! I'm lucky enough to be in Ft Myers for a week during Spring Training.

Today I spent the day mainly on the back fields, watching the minor league prospects. Normally I call these reports Hammond Notes (I must have been under the impression everyone remembers Hammond Organs when I thunk up that one), but Hammond is strictly sp...


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Cape Cod League

Posted by ashbury , 05 July 2016 · 1,025 views

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A few photos from Oakland

Posted by ashbury , 02 June 2016 · 936 views
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A few photos from Tuesday night's and Wednesday afternoon's games in Oakland.

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Possibly one of the last photos taken of Miguel Sano before his trip to the 15-day DL. Notice the tear in his left trouser leg. Left hamstring injury next time up to bat... coincidence? I think no...


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From: Game Thread: Twins @ As, 6/1 - 2:35pm

Posted by ashbury , 01 June 2016 · 518 views

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Source: Game Thread: Twins @ As, 6/1 - 2:35pm