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Posted by Brandon , 10 February 2019 · 317 views

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Looks like the Twins are trying to corner the market on depth this year. Last year they didn't do as well. We didn't have options or options to replace our depth at the major league level (who replace Adrianza and Escobar on the bench when they were pressed into starting?) for when Polanco was suspended for half the season. or when Castro went down, or...


Trade for or Sign a starting pitcher...Which makes more sense

Posted by Brandon , 10 November 2014 · 1,183 views

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When I look at all of the starting pitchers who are available for trade I can't help but think that is the best way for us to get a good starting pitcher that we want for our rotation. Its no secret we won't bother trying to sign Lester, Schertzer, or Shields. We probably wont go after Santana either since there are not many options on the open market i...


1/4 season done at .500 Can This Team Contend?

Posted by Brandon , 15 May 2014 · 417 views

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We are currently 1 of 9 teams within a game and a half of the 2nd wild card spot. Knowing our major weaknesses can we fill them enough to be a contender this season?

Our SS position went hitless in April causing a huge whole in the lineup. Escobar is currently at .347 with around 100 plate appearances. if he even hits.275 its a huge upgrade at that po...


Comping Florimons Bat

Posted by Brandon , 16 February 2014 · 175 views

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When I see the type of numbers Florimon ended up with last year I can't help but hope for a replacement. when I dig deeper I see he is not that far off from another long term SS who was at the time considered the fastest Twin and was near gold glove caliber. That SS was Greg Gagne. Gagne has a career batting average of .254 with averaging close to 10 H...


Player Development question for Discussion

Posted by Brandon , 07 August 2013 · 229 views

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Miguel Sano has been tearing it up in AA the last few weeks as he has raised is average from .180ish to .243 as of today and his OPS has increased 100 points or so too. His power in AA has been constant where he slumped initially on arriving but hitting for average the last several weeks. I doubt he gets called up to the Twins this season as he doesn't...


Trending up is Mike Pelfry

Posted by Brandon , 24 July 2013 · 215 views

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On May 31rst, Mike Pelfry started the day with a 6.85 Era. On that day he gave up 3 runs in 5.33 innings. Not very promising but it was better than what we were getting out of him. Back then we were clamoring for him to get demoted or designated for assignment. Including that start and everything else since then through today, he has averaged right at...


Bargain shopping

Posted by Brandon , 12 January 2013 · 291 views

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Players the Twinsshould still consider this offseason:
The main objective for any of these signings should be to put more competition intoour weakest areas on the team and give Terry Ryan ammunition to do what he doesbest which is to trade these players for other teams minor-leaguers near the trade deadline. All of these players are av...


25 Million left for 3 starting Pitchers

Posted by Brandon , 30 November 2012 · 210 views

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After the trading Span the other day we now have 70 million or so in commitments for next year. That should leave around 25 million to sign 3 pitchers. Since the Twins have announed they are unlikely to trade for a pitcher at this point. They can really only look through FA at this point for next season. The Twins have talked to 20 plus pitchers this...


Offseason Community Tailored Exercise from the Twins Daily 2013 Offseason Handbook

Posted by Brandon , 28 October 2012 · 252 views

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Twins Offseason:

After reading 4 different offseason scenarios in the Twins offseason handbook I decided to throw out my offseason thoughts and see what you all think and start a thread where everyone can post their thoughts and offseason plans and come up with a Twinsdaily.com reader consensus. In the Book they used 90 million to budget the team...


Fun with Stats

Posted by Brandon , 03 July 2012 · 215 views

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Here's some mindless fun with stats.

The Twins are 29-29 since starting the season 6-16 and they are 19-12 in their last 31 games including tonights game against Detroit. (question here is can 1 or 2 more starting pitchers push us to the next level as our hitting, defense, and bullpen seem good enough to contend)

Gray has a 4.08 era and most bloggers c...