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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:00 PM
What's your guess?   I'm thinking it will be Sano and Santana.    Dozier's got a shot, especially if the 2nd half of last...

Game Thread Twins vs. White Sox, 6/22 @ 12:10pm

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:00 PM
  I Have Heartburn So Bad It's Coming Out Of My Ears     An enterprising scientist with time on his hands decided t...

Article: 2017 Elizabethton Twins Roster Preview

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 03:39 PM
UPDATED (Thursday afternoon): added OF Brent Rooker, OF Mark Contreras, LHP Bryan Sammons, and RHP Calvin Faucher.On Thursday, the Elizab...

Article: 2017 Draft Signings, Notes and Rumors

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 03:33 PM
[LATEST UPDATE: 6/20]Now that the smoke has cleared and the draft is over, we can turn our sights to signing some of these 41 draft picks...

Sonny Gray Trade Target?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:27 PM
With Oakland looking like sellers, what do you think they would ask for in return for Sonny Gray?  Gray isn't exactly your prototypi...

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When Twins become sellers, Escobar likely first to be traded

Posted by GoGonzoJournal , 21 June 2017 · 1,192 views
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When Twins become sellers, Escobar likely first to be traded Fans will get to see if the Minnesota Twins truly can hang over their next nine games. Starting Thursday, the Twins will see starting pitchers Jose Quintana (8.7 K/9, 2.47 K/B), Trevor Bauer (7 IP, 2 ER, 2 BB, 8 K in last start against Twins), Corey Kluber (11 K/9, 4.71 K/BB), Josh Tomlin (9.33 K/BB), Chris Sale (12.2 K/9), Drew Pomeranz (10.4 K/9), Rick...


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Berrios can learn from Santana's bad starts

Posted by GoGonzoJournal , 15 June 2017 · 1,004 views
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Berrios can learn from Santana's bad starts In a prior blog post I called Jose Berrios the ace of the Minnesota Twins pitching staff. Not because I think six starts proves anything, and not because I don't believe in Ervin Santana. I do. Santana gets by on pitching prowess like Greg Maddux. But Berrios can flat out miss bats, regardless of who's swinging them, and that's what makes an ace. We'll g...


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The Twins look to their savior, Ervin, again

Posted by GoGonzoJournal , 13 June 2017 · 582 views
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The Minnesota Twins are running out of options when it comes to pitching, but the consummate professional Ervin Santana is back on the mound to right the ship once again. It's even dollar dog night on Wednesday against the Seattle Mariners at 7 p.m. CST, and F@*k Dick and Bert will be at Target Field and better than ever. We've got new gear that will allo...


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Why Ervin Santana's complete games are so important to Twins

Posted by GoGonzoJournal , 13 June 2017 · 489 views
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Ervin Santana tossed his third complete game shutout of the season Friday night. That's one more than the rest of the league combined despite it coming against a San Francisco Giants team with the lowest team OPS in baseball (.651). But the "Maddux" Santana pitched Friday night in San Francisco is so important given the recent stress on the Twins bullpen...


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Twins set to save money, sign more, valuable draft picks

Posted by GoGonzoJournal , 13 June 2017 · 726 views
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For a lot of people (just under 95 percent according to an MLB Trade Rumors poll) , the Minnesota Twins' selection of California shortstop Royce Lewis with the first pick in the 2017 MLB Draft was a surprise. It shouldn't have been. Most knew there was no consensus number one pick in this draft . There were five potential number ones. The Twins took one...


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Twins need hard-to-get pitching

Posted by GoGonzoJournal , 08 June 2017 · 1,206 views
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Twins need hard-to-get pitching This was originally published at FoulPlaybyPlay.com , FoulPlaybyPlay on Twitter.

Last week I urged the Minnesota Twins front office to acquire pitching — any pitching — and not to wait too long in doing so. Well, here are five pitchers the Twins could target if they want to remain competitive this season, but most of them will cost something you might...


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Gibson looks to preserve his job against Cobb, Rays

Posted by GoGonzoJournal , 27 May 2017 · 767 views

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Join F@*k Dick and Bert from Target Field on Sunday at 1 p.m. CST as Kyle Gibson looks to preserve his job against Alex Cobb and the Tampa Bay Rays. Every start in the bigs seems like it could be Gibson’s last, but he was bailed out by the Twins’ bats in his last start after allowing six runs in Baltimore.

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The Twins might not suck

Posted by GoGonzoJournal , 10 March 2017 · 2,105 views
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The Twins might not suck After seeing the Minnesota Twins hold off USA Baseball 3-2 on Wednesday, a dangerous thought for any Minnesota sports fan crept into my head: these guys might not suck.
The Twins are projected to improve more than any other team , but given last season, that’s not saying much. Many of the 14 more games the Twins are expected to win are due to an expected...


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The 2016 World Series Champion Minnesota Twins

Posted by GoGonzoJournal , 08 November 2015 · 1,628 views
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The 2016 World Series Champion Minnesota Twins The Minnesota Twins can win the World Series next year. They have the lineup, mostly. They just need a bat and more production from the catcher position. The pitching is on the way in the form of Jose Berrios, Tyler Duffey, and Trevor May, and they have the defense. They need a left-handed reliever, a bat, and more production from the catcher position, an...


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Fixing the Minnesota Twins’ Bullpen

Posted by GoGonzoJournal , 19 August 2015 · 2,058 views
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Fixing the Minnesota Twins’ Bullpen After the bullpen blew two leads in New York in as many days on the way to being swept by the Yankees, the Minnesota Twins’ playoff chances have taken a massive hit. Now with closer Glen Perkins leaving the team to have an MRI on his neck, it looks as though Terry Ryan sitting on his hands at the MLB Trade Deadline and using kid gloves with Byron Buxton,...