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Article: BREAKING: Harper, Austin, Astudillo Make Opening...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:26 AM
Word came out of Twins camp today that Ryne Harper, Tyler Austin and Willians Astudillo will all be on the team's Opening Day roster. Wit...

2019 Game Thread Procedure

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:24 AM
We will have a much more informal game thread procedure this year (similar to how we ended last year.)   In short...there is no proc...

Article: Faltering Romero Exposes Flaw in Falvey's Of...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:10 AM
Fernando Romero was talked up as having electric stuff and potentially being a real weapon out of Rocco Baldelli’s pen. Unfortunately, wh...

Article: Central Intelligence: Rebuilding Royals

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:58 AM
Kansas City’s front office has followed a similar formula during the last decade or so. They build their team through the draft and trade...

No Ichiro Love

Other Baseball Today, 08:46 AM
I was surprised to not see an Ichiro Suzuki thread to honor his legacy. Metrics probably do not do him much justice, but he was one of a...

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Are the Twins Flipping 9 Coins in 2019?

Posted by jtkoupal , 18 December 2018 · 1,398 views

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The offseason has been slow thus far for the Twins. The only notable additions have been Jonathan Schoop, C.J. Cron, and Ronald Torreyes. There have been some rumblings about Nelson Cruz heading to Minnesota in 2019, but thus far, no notable additions have been made. If the season started today, Minnesota's lineup would look something like this:

C: Jason...


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Why Minnesota Must Trade Brian Dozier

Posted by jtkoupal , 19 December 2016 · 2,466 views

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Why Minnesota Must Trade Brian Dozier Brian Dozier has been a fan-favorite for Twins fans since he started to break out in 2013. Every female in the Twin Cities has a crush on him, and in general, everyone respects the player that he is on the field and the person that he is off the field.

For me personally, Brian Dozier has been my favorite player since Justin Morneau. Those two are my favo...


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An Early Look at Potential Offseason Moves

Posted by jtkoupal , 04 August 2015 · 1,420 views

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I know we have a playoff spot to chase and we should worry about what is happening on the field right now, but I think that it's never a bad idea to look ahead a little bit, especially since the Twins are fading fast and the teams competing with us are probably a little bit better, Toronto for example. With that being said, here is a look at some ideas I...


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A Look at Positional Needs and Concerns

Posted by jtkoupal , 17 June 2015 · 1,062 views

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The Minnesota Twins have certainly been a pleasant surprise to their fans thus far, but it seems as though the season is catching up to them. A team that was hotter than a firecracker during the month of May is now seeing a sink back down to earth. While it would be exciting to see this team break out of their funk and stay in the race for the pennant dow...


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Bold Predictions for the Twins Offseason

Posted by jtkoupal , 30 October 2014 · 1,452 views

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1. Paul Molitor Will Be the Next Twins Manager

OK, maybe this is not that bold, but it is most likely going to happen. He has received nothing but compliments from Gardy and some players, so let's hope he is the guy.

2. The Twins Will Sign Either Justin Masterson or Brandon McCarthy

Pitching, pitching, pitching.... That has been problem number 1 the...


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Is this Finally the Final Straw for Gardenhire?

Posted by jtkoupal , 12 September 2014 · 1,120 views

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Here we are, at the tail end of another lost season. This season, in the beginning, was a different season. The team fought, there was some urgency, and the team was able to keep its head above water for the first two months. After Kyle Gibson pitched a gem in Detroit in early June, I, along with many others in Twins Territory, were starting to become opt...


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Moving Forward to 2015: The Roster

Posted by jtkoupal , 24 August 2014 · 867 views

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As the rebuild progresses and our prospects approach readiness, there are a few moves that must be made throughout the organization.

Front Office: FIRE GM Terry Ryan: Terry Ryan is an intelligent GM, but a change at the position is needed for a couple of reasons. We need someone who can better recognize talent and we need someone who doesn't have a frien...


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What Can We Expect From Trevor May?

Posted by jtkoupal , 08 August 2014 · 706 views

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The day has finally arrived. It was announced that Trevor May will start Saturday night for the Twins against Jeff Samardzija and the Oakland Athletics at the Overstock.com Colosseum. When the move was announced Friday afternoon, fans in the Upper Midwest rejoiced in anticipation of seeing n important piece of the future take the field for the Twins.

So...


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Gardy's Culture

Posted by jtkoupal , 02 August 2014 · 2,063 views

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The day has to be coming, doesn't it? This is the 4th year in a row that could be heading toward 90+ losses. For most managers or coaches in any sport, 1 or 2 poor seasons spells the end of their days with that team. Ron Gardenhire, however, has managed to keep his job during a dark time when a change is necessary. To make matters worse, much of the coach...


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Why the Twins Should be in Serious Talks With the Yankees

Posted by jtkoupal , 06 July 2014 · 254 views

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