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The Defense And Reality of Dobnak

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:21 AM
I almost posted this in a front page thread but decided it needed it's own. I know we are in a playoff push with mixtures of optimism and...

40-man Postseason Player Pool

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:26 AM
So I had thought that postseason rosters would work the same this year as in past seasons, just with an eligibility cutoff date of Sep. 1...

Game Thread Twins @ Cubs 9 /20/2020 6:00 PM CDT

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:27 PM
The Twins conclude their week in Chicago with a Sunday night game against the Cubs. The Twins have won two of the first six games against...

Gardy announces retirement

Other Baseball Yesterday, 09:21 PM
This is an AP article lifted from the StarTribune web site.DETROIT — Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire announced his immediate retirement bar...

LT contracts for current star position players

Other Baseball Yesterday, 09:13 AM
I see that Yelich is still effected by a broken kneecap from last year and has a longterm contract now through 2028. It always raised an...

East Coast Bias


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Mauer Power

Posted by ashbury , 27 April 2012 · 260 views

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I was thinking about the 2012 Twins' imbalance on offense, between getting on base (acceptable) and power (low). A guy we look to for power is Joe Mauer, so I decided to see where he stands at this early stage of the season. Arbitrarily I picked his 2008 season as a benchmark - an excellent season by any standard, but not as insanely high a bar to set a...


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Separated at birth?

Posted by ashbury , 26 April 2012 · 409 views

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Another recycled observation from last year, when a certain someone got reassigned...

Is it just me, or does this guy
http://tinyurl.com/746qaud
look an awful lot like this guy?
http://tinyurl.com/2a4u9mk


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The Value of Supplemental Draft Picks

Posted by ashbury , 25 April 2012 · 336 views

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Regarding the discussion of whom to pick with the #2 choice in the upcoming draft, there is also the group of supplemental picks the Twins will get. Even if the team believes pitching is their sorest need, it's one reasonable strategy to pick a stud position player at #2 and then load up with pitching prospects a little further down in the draft, if you...