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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:15 AM
Looking to kill some time? Here's the ultimate bomba squad highlight reel. Enjoy!  

Opening Series Breakdown 2020: Minnesota Twins @ Oakland...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:02 PM
 Twins Sheet.pdf   201.7KB   7 downloads Preface As some of you may have seen on my profile, I have been runnin...

Helfand: “early June start appears out of picture”

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 07:01 PM
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Live Baseball: Right now!

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 06:14 PM
Hey all,   We're live streaming last year's Opening Day game over on the Blue Wahoos Facebook page. Come join us, watch Jorge Alcala...

Knuckleballers - gone the way of the sacrifice bunt (and...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 07:01 PM
All:   With all the free time due to not having a new MLB season to follow, I was thinking back to baseball past. Things like the sa...

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Bet On It! Part 3

Posted by SD Buhr , 08 March 2020 · 819 views

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It has been over a month since we checked in on the MLB “Futures” at the William Hill and Elite sportsbooks and with spring training now well underway, it seems like a good time to see how the betting odds for the Twins (and others) are looking.

Of course, even if I see something really interesting, it won’t do me any good right now since I’m in Florida...


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Bet On It! Part 2

Posted by SD Buhr , 31 January 2020 · 2,966 views

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A couple of weeks ago, in the aftermath of the Minnesota Twins signing free agent third baseman Josh Donaldson, I checked in with sportsbooks at William Hill and Elite to see what effect the addition of the Bringer of Rain was having on the oddsmakers' views of the Twins' chances of winning their Division, the American League Pennant and the World Series...


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Twins Moves Improve Postseason Chances? Bet On It!

Posted by SD Buhr , 17 January 2020 · 1,398 views

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If you follow me on Twitter, you know I've been taking advantage of legalized sports betting in Iowa. Not many days go by between my comments or observations concerning the betting lines on the teams and sports that I tend to follow.

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Naturally, that mean...


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Minor League Pay - Some Progress At Last?

Posted by SD Buhr , 17 March 2019 · 1,648 views

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When the Cedar Rapids Kernels host the Lansing Lugnuts in a three-game series beginning July 13 of this summer, Lugnuts players will have one significant advantage over their counterparts in the home team dugout.

They’ll be getting paid more than 50% more than the Kernels players.

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Will Players Be Willing to Stand Up For Themselves?

Posted by SD Buhr , 18 January 2019 · 1,363 views

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So much is being written and debated concerning MLB ownership’s unwillingness to spend on free agency, whether the big ticket guys like Machado and Harper, or more middle of the pack veterans.

(This article was originally posted at Knuckleballsblog.com )

The players’ union obviously got completely dominated in the last couple of rounds of negotiations...


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Miracle & Twins Extend Agreement Thru 2022

Posted by SD Buhr , 16 September 2018 · 1,397 views

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With the closing of the minor league baseball season on the field, we open up the biennial minor league affiliation-swap season and, to nobody's surprise, the Twins have extended their affiliation with the Class High A Fort Myers Miracle.

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Teams are allowed...


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The Baddoo Philosophy: "Just Score Runs"

Posted by SD Buhr , 20 August 2018 · 2,782 views

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Ask Akil Baddoo about his mentality as the Cedar Rapids Kernels’ leadoff hitter and the young centerfielder keeps it pretty simple. “Just score runs. That’s the goal and that’s how you win games.”

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Akil Baddoo (Photo by SD Buhr)

Of course, being a consistently produ...


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Dear Twins: Don't Sell!

Posted by SD Buhr , 27 July 2018 · 2,255 views

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Like a lot of Twins fans, I think, I’ve been coasting a bit with my fandom. The results on the field have been disappointing.

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Byron Buxton (photo by SD Buhr)

Ervin Santana, Miguel Sano, Byron Buxton and Jorge Polanco hadn’t even been on the field much, if at all,...


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Gore and Dobnak Lead By Example

Posted by SD Buhr , 08 July 2018 · 1,406 views

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After the Cedar Rapids Kernels finished batting practice on a warm, humid July 4 afternoon, two of the most productive players on their roster agreed to sit down and talk about the season.

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Jordan Gore and Randy Dobnak go through Kernels pre-game workouts on July 4,...


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Happy Birthday Moneyball (and Damn You)

Posted by SD Buhr , 18 June 2018 · 888 views

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Happy birthday, Moneyball !

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Yes, as Yahoo’s Jeff Passan alerted us via Twitter over breakfast this morning, Michael Lewis’ seminal baseball book, Moneyball , was released 15 years ago today.

I have to admit, I was picturing the entire SABR community simultaneously...