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The Minnesota Twins have announced that right-handed pitchers Jhoan Duran and Dakota Chalmers, infielder Travis Blankenhorn and outfielde...

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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:34 AM
At this time last season all of the offseason talk was about about adding to the bullpen. The only addition, Blake Parker, is no longer o...

What do we think Twins payroll REALLY will be?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:34 AM
I'm not looking for a lot of drumbeating here on what it SHOULD be. I'm wondering what we think it will be when the dust settles this off...

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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:55 AM
The Twins can breathe a little sigh of relief knowing that Jake Odorrizi will now join Jose Berrios in the rotation for 2020, but there i...

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Yesterday, Nick wrote an article talking about how the Twins deserve creditfor acquiring Jake Odorizzi and working with him to find his b...

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

Posted by ashbury , 01 June 2016 · 582 views

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


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Oakland game, May 31 2016

Posted by ashbury , 01 June 2016 · 559 views

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Quick report from Oakland: Sano trying to swipe at that one flyball "triple" by Burns in the second inning didn't look any prettier from a seat right behind the fair-foul pole than it must have from the normal camera view.

In fairness, the A's right fielder (I think it was still Coughlan) returned the favor almost identically, in the fifth as a favor to...


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From: Article: Your Turn: What Do You Want From A GM?

Posted by ashbury , 01 June 2016 · 721 views

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Source: Article: Your Turn: What Do You Want From A GM?


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An Unexpected Night At Fenway

Posted by ashbury , 08 July 2015 · 1,080 views

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My wife phoned to say someone at work was looking to sell a couple of bleacher tickets at Fenway. So, mere hours later (well, 30 is "mere", no?), I was on the Worcester commuter train, getting off at Yawkey Station.

Fun game versus the Marlins. Tied 1-1 for a long while, then the Sox starter Miley tired at around the 100-pitch mark and the score became 3...


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Hammond Notes - March 27

Posted by ashbury , 27 March 2015 · 1,384 views

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Vacation time in Ft Myers is coming to a close. We had a very fun day at the Twins spring complex today.

We arrived at 10:30 unaware the minor league games had been moved up several hours, presumably in response to the forecast of rain. I started watching the Cedar Rapids game, and then a little bird told me, "you're missing Phil Hughes". I switched over...


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Hammond Notes - March 26

Posted by ashbury , 26 March 2015 · 1,214 views

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Special jetBlue Edition!

We took a break from Hammond Stadium for a day, and visited the Red Sox spring facilities for a game.

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Before we went inside, we wandered in their minor league area. I was initially annoyed, because we went in what I thought to be an obvious direction but...


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Hammond Notes - March 25

Posted by ashbury , 25 March 2015 · 1,334 views

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Today we skipped the major league game and spent our morning and afternoon on the back fields. But only after watching some of the major leaguers doing drills on the front field. Looked like they were concentrating on the pitchers making their throws to bases - I wonder if the snafus in yesterday's game had anything to do with that. :)

Had a nice chat th...


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Hammond Notes - March 24

Posted by ashbury , 24 March 2015 · 1,179 views

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We allowed ourselves the luxury of arriving sometime after 11, and learned that the minor leaguers would not play at noon but at 1. Since we had cheap-seat tickets for the big league game, we chatted outside the park with Thrylos then went on in. Tomorrow we'll stay outside and watch the prospects again.

Warm day, starting out overcast but changing to pa...


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Hammond Notes - March 23

Posted by ashbury , 23 March 2015 · 1,236 views

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Here is a photo of Stephen Wickens warming up this morning. Are you sad to see this? I'm not, and you shouldn't be either:

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Why? Because: No One Mourns The Wickens.

Hey, we went to Miami the other night to see Wicked, and I had to get this groaner out of my system once and for all...


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Hammond Notes - March 19

Posted by ashbury , 19 March 2015 · 1,135 views

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A much abbreviated version of my notes today. Arrived after lunch and watched the two games offered. Perkins was the "starter" in the AAA game versus the Bostons, and seemed to do well in his one inning. Here is a photo of him warming up.

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Tyler Duffey started in the AA game. Warmu...