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Madison Bumgarner and Zack Wheeler headline the second tier of the starting pitching free agent class, representing realistic Twins targe...

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In 2019 the Twins finished in the bottom third in Major League Baseball in errors, fielding percentage, DRS and UZR. Poor infield defense...

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Matt Braun and Cooper Carlson of Twins Daily discuss the recent transactions of the Twins along with how they believe the offseason shoul...

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If we're being honest with ourselves, the Minnesota Twins probably aren't going to go out and sign Gerrit Cole or Stephen Strasburg this...

Baseball Is Getting Really Expensive

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That pain you've felt in your wallet attending games over the last few years is real. And that is one reason people are staying away from...

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Escobar and Gonzalez

Posted by stringer bell , 05 June 2019 · 1,198 views
venezuela, free agent 2018 and 2 more...
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Two 30-year-old natives of Venezuela, both switch-hitters, both came to the majors as shortstops who became utility players and were to become free agents at the end of the 2018 season. I was looking at Baseball Reference and thought I would compare the former Twin with the current Twin. I was surprised how similar their numbers were.
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Miguel Sanó--Hitter and Fielder

Posted by stringer bell , 13 May 2019 · 1,338 views
home runs, defense, injuries and 1 more...
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With the announcement that Nelson Cruz suffered a wrist injury yesterday, my immediate thought was who would replace him in the lineup and on the roster if he had to go on the injured list. It would appear to me that the answer is the much-discussed Miguel Sanó, who is on his third and last stop in his rehab program.

Much has been written about Sanó. I w...


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A Great Start to 2019

Posted by stringer bell , 09 May 2019 · 935 views
best record, team records and 3 more...
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Here we are on May 9th and the Twins have the best record in Major League Baseball. They have had some low moments, but mostly everything has gone as well as, or better than, expected. Chatter about the Twins has been positive, especially after dominating a bad Baltimore team and then winning a series (and the season series) against the Houston Astros. A...


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Contention for 2019 and Beyond

Posted by stringer bell , 16 September 2018 · 1,577 views
pitching, defense, power and 2 more...
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Contention for 2019 and Beyond The Twins have ridden the roller coaster during the Paul Molitor era. Up in 2015, way down in 2016, a peek at the playoffs in 2017 and now way down in 2018. The roller coaster claimed a front-office victim in longtime GM Terry Ryan two years ago and now there has to be some heat on field manager Molitor after this season's extreme disappointment.

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Thoughts on Brian Dozier

Posted by stringer bell , 05 September 2016 · 2,389 views
power, second base, trade target and 2 more...
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Let me preface what will undoubtedly be a long entry by saying I am a Dozier fan. I have spoken to him at Spring Training a couple of times and like the young man. I believe he has been the Twins MVP for each of the last four seasons (counting this one) and I have no doubt that he is the team's best player at this point. Certainly, he isn't flawless, but...