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Front Page: Twins Minor League Report (8/16): Willians As...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 04:35 AM
Willians Astudillo has been in Pensacola for two games. He’s homered in both of them. La Tortuga hit a bomba, Wander Javier had a four-hi...

Front Page: "Unwritten Rule" Gets Max Kepler Hit...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:21 AM
If you didn’t stay up last night to watch the ninth inning of the Twins blowout 13-6 win over the Texas Rangers (hey, we’re not judging),...

Front Page: Twins Game Recap (8/16): Twins Prevail Behind...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:59 AM
It wasn’t an easy one, but the Twins managed to defeat All-Star lefty Mike Minor and the Rangers in the second game of the series in Arli...

Game Thread Twins @ Rangers 8/16/19 7:10 PM CDT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:59 AM
Game 2 of the four game series between the Twins and Rangers in Arlington. Today it will be Minor versus Odorizzi, a matchup of surprise...

Fun With Numbers 2019

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:23 PM
I feel out of place starting this thread...

East Coast Bias


Mauer Power

Posted by ashbury , 27 April 2012 · 204 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 · 334 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 · 260 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...