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Article: Is Paul Molitor the Right Man to Lead the Twins?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:26 AM
Shortly after they hired Paul Molitor as manager in November of 2014, the Twins invited me to Target Field for a one-on-one interview wit...

Article: The Gib is Up, Kyle Is For Real

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:26 AM
There’s no need to remind you of what Kyle Gibson was, we’re all aware. Early on in the 2017 season, the former first round pick looked l...

Article: Twins Minor League Report (6/21): Thorpedo Locke...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:25 AM
There were too many great performances across the Twins’ minor league system to mention them all in this intro, but Lewis Thorpe was part...

Article: Lance Lynn Was Worth The Wait

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:21 AM
It has been an eventful last few months for Lance Lynn to say the least. It all started back in November, when he became a free agent for...

Article: Let's Talk About Eduardo Escobar

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:05 AM
Eduardo Escobar's day at the park ended shortly after a Rick Porcello fastball bounced off the vulnerable part of the arm just above the...

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The Twins Takes - Minnesota Twins MLB Draft History

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 02 November 2017 · 2,277 views
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The Twins Takes - Minnesota Twins MLB Draft History How have the Minnesota Twins done in the MLB Draft in the past and recently?
The Minnesota Twins has to make the most out of every player they acquire through the draft. You can say that about every team in Major League Baseball but, some of those teams have the ability to make up for a bad draft every now and then. They can stretch the payroll to go get...


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TwinsTakes on Team Development - Trust the Process Part 4

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 21 October 2017 · 1,024 views
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TwinsTakes on Team Development - Trust the Process Part 4 Team development is the final step to building a winning team.
Team Development is similar to player development but from a team aspect. A winning team doesn’t come from simply putting the best players on the field together. Talent, while a huge part of winning, isn’t the only trait needed to field a winning team. It might not even be the best trait of a...


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Minnesota Twins to Partner with Paul Molitor for 3 More Years

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 11 October 2017 · 523 views
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The Minnesota Twins sign for 3 more years of partnership with Paul Molitor.
The Minnesota Twins, having come off a very good season where they made the playoffs for the first time since 2010, have re-signed their manager, Paul Molitor, to a 3-year contract. Terms of the 3-year deal have yet to be announced. Now, the 61-year old manager will do his best...


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One Game In New York - Twins vs Yankees - 2017 AL Wild Card Game

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 03 October 2017 · 1,085 views
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One Game In New York - Twins vs Yankees - 2017 AL Wild Card Game One & Done or Won & Some More Fun?
The history of the Minnesota Twins playing the New York Yankees in the postseason for most fans brings up nothing but bad and/or angry memories of lost games and lost series. Unfortunately, the results have rarely, if ever, been good for the Twins when they meet the Yankees in the postseason. Heck, the results h...


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Trusting the Process of Player Development - Trust the Process Part 3

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 02 October 2017 · 643 views
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Trusting the Process of Player Development - Trust the Process Part 3 The development of players is how teams succeed and win.
The Minnesota Twins are a team that has to rely on player development. They don’t really have the luxury of using free agency to fix their weaknesses or, at least, to use it very often. They have to trust the process of developing players so they always have good prospects coming. If they do that,...


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TwinsTakes on Acquiring Players - Trust the Process - Part 2

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 21 September 2017 · 1,609 views
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TwinsTakes on Acquiring Players - Trust the Process - Part 2 Players are the lifeblood of your team. Acquire them well and often.
The Minnesota Twins are finally at a point where they have built a team with a lot of talent. Most of that talent is young and still developing into what they could potentially be. They will go a long way towards making the Minnesota Twins a perennial playoff team now and in the future...


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TwinsTakes on Trusting the Process - Part 1

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 14 September 2017 · 1,112 views
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TwinsTakes on Trusting the Process - Part 1 There are no shortcuts to winning. Trust the Process!
The Minnesota Twins are near the end of a season where they are contending for the playoffs. When the Trade Deadline passed on July 31st, Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey and General Manager Thad Levine had to make a big decision. Buy or Sell? Were the Minnesota Twins ready to compete for a playoff...


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Byron Buxton is Struggling but the Twins are Winning

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 07 April 2017 · 1,978 views
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Byron Buxton is Struggling but the Twins are Winning Do you like Wins (Ws) or do you dislike Strikeouts (Ks)?

The Minnesota Twins are 4-0 to begin the season and they've used all aspects of the game to help them win those 4 games. They've pitched very well, they've played great defense and they've scored plenty of runs to win two games and as much as they needed to win the other two games. Unfortunately,...


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2017 Minnesota Twins Season Preview - Framework

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 07 April 2017 · 1,376 views
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2017 Minnesota Twins Season Preview - Framework Are the Minnesota Twins building a framework of winning baseball?

The Minnesota Twins begin the 2017 season with new hope as they enter a new era of their franchise. After hiring a new Chief Baseball Officer in Derek Falvey and a new General Manager in Thad Levine, the Twins seem headed in the right direction. Of course, it’s hard to go anywhere but up...


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2017 Minnesota Twins Opening Day Roster - Where to, Park?

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 30 March 2017 · 4,647 views
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2017 Minnesota Twins Opening Day Roster - Where to, Park? Byungho Park reassigned to the minors? 13 pitchers?

The Minnesota Twins have made their final roster decisions for Opening Day 2017, which is on April 3rd and only 3 days away. They:
assigned 1B/DH Byungho Park to minor-league camp
along with OF JB Shuck, 3B Matt Hague, INF Benji Gonzalez, 1B/DH Ben Paulsen, and C Eddy Rodriguez

named LHP Adalberto...