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Article: Wimmers' Long Road Finally Leads To Big Leagues

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:45 PM
It's been a long journey, full of ups and downs for Alex Wimmers. However, on Thursday afternoon, he finally got the call he had long bee...

Berrios, Duffy Optioned to AAA

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:29 PM
The Twins optioned Duffy and Berrios to AAA and recalled Andrew Albers.  The other move to be announced tomorrow.   https://twi...

Article: Fixing Jose Berrios

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:37 PM
On Friday night in Kansas City Bert Blyleven described to viewers what he and the Twins’ coaching staff were working on with Jose Berrios...

Article: Twins Minor League Report (8/25): Rochester Home...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 09:36 PM
As August comes to a close, the minor league season is dwindling. For many of the Twins affiliates, playoff races are starting to heat up...

Saberseminar 6

Other Baseball Today, 08:09 PM
I was lucky enough to attend Saberseminar 6 at Boston University two weekend ago (Aug 13-14). While none of the presenters addressed Twin...

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All-Star Break Thoughts

Posted by stringer bell , 12 July 2016 · 524 views
lineup, power, rotation, bullpen and 1 more...
At the All-Star break, the Twins sit with a terrible 32-56 record and it is only that good because they've won the last three series against three AL West clubs. For most of the season, the Twins have scored the fewest runs in the AL while allowing the most. I wasn't totally surprised that the Twins pitching staff was bad, but it just doesn't seem right t...


Twins Problems Start and End on the Mound

Posted by stringer bell , 04 July 2016 · 415 views
last in the league, bullpen and 3 more...
Yep, the Twins are bad. They almost certainly will lose 100 games and finish last in the AL Central. Management has been trashed regularly on Twins Daily and has deserved the scorn of the fan base. Articles have been written and several threads have discussed trading just about every veteran on the roster. I submit to everyone that the position players ar...


My Visit to Yankee Stadium

Posted by stringer bell , 25 June 2016 · 271 views
bronxseats, twins, weather
Well I saw the new Yankee Stadium last night. It was determined before we got to New York, that we would see Lions vs. Christians er Yankees vs. Twins on Friday night. My son, serving as tour guide/babysitter had us heading for the Bronx by 5 PM. After spending all afternoon in a museum, I was ready to go. We got to a subway station and headed towards the...


Anatomy of a Big Inning (or two)

Posted by stringer bell , 19 June 2016 · 247 views
june 18, passed ball, jepsen
Yesterday, Ricky Nolasco and the Twins were cruising to a victory against the weakened, but still hated, New York Yankees. A funny thing happened on the way to the winner's circle--the Twins gave up seven runs in innings 7, 8, and 9 and were beaten despite getting two homers against Chapman in the ninth.

Here are some of the culprits: Kevin Jepsen entere...


Thanksgiving in New York, with a Twins twist

Posted by stringer bell , 29 November 2015 · 392 views
macys parade, aaron slegers and 1 more...
I spent Thanksgiving in New York City, visiting my son and his fiancée and seeing some sites. No, I didn't find Dave W, I guess I didn't look. Anyway, I did attend my first, and probably only, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. We arrived early and found a place to stand across from Fox News. We saw the parades, floats, minor celebrities and Santa.

A women...