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Lindor Trade

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:48 PM
I've read a couple articles noting the Dodgers would like to trade for Lindor.From what I read it sounds like it would be Lux, May, maybe...

Front Page: Winter Meetings Bring a Dose of Cold Reality...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:51 PM
Several teams and their fanbases came away from last week's Winter Meetings feeling happy and fulfilled – most notably the Yankees, Natio...

Front Page: Getting an “Ace” Easier Said Than Done

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:16 PM
A combination of geography and a rebounding free agency market seem to be conspiring against Minnesota’s chances of acquiring a top-of-th...

2019/2020 Twins Minor League Coaching Changes

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 10:06 PM
http://www.startribu...tes/562941602/   According to the Star Tribune, the Rochester Red Wings will have a new coaching staff in 20...

East Coast Bias


Mauer Power

Posted by ashbury , 27 April 2012 · 235 views

Community Blog Post
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...


Separated at birth?

Posted by ashbury , 26 April 2012 · 376 views

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

Is it just me, or does this guy
look an awful lot like this guy?


The Value of Supplemental Draft Picks

Posted by ashbury , 25 April 2012 · 301 views

Community Blog Post
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...