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Prospects Live 2-round mock

MLB Draft Today, 07:34 PM
I figured many would have interest in this. Hopefully, we have a draft in some variety this year, but in my contacts with the league offi...

Torii, LaTroy Participate in The Athletic's Discussio...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:24 PM
Doug Glanville of The Athletic hosted a panel of fellow former African American baseball players that included Torii Hunter and LaTroy Ha...

Virtual Twins Baseball Megathread

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:30 PM
Moving forward this will house every game-thread in the comments below until real baseball hopefully comes back. I should have done this...

Zulgad: Is MLB really making return about dollars and cents?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:53 PM
https://www.skornort...lars-and-cents/   The owners have made their proposal to the players. The players association will now have t...

Reusse: Can Catchers be kept Safe during the outbreak?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:00 PM
 https://www.startrib...reak/570451492/     Patrick Reusse asks a legit question during this time... The key to any return...

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My prediction for the new 29 man roster

Posted by stringer bell , 28 March 2020 · 2,352 views

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MLB and the MLBPA agreed yesterday to accommodations for a shortened 2020 major league schedule. Many things are to be determined, especially since there is no firm date for the season to begin. I choose to be optimistic that there will be baseball this summer, perhaps without crowds in the stands. One thing agreed to unofficially was an expanded roster....


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Strange Times

Posted by stringer bell , 12 March 2020 · 828 views
top prospects, caronavirus and 1 more...
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I write this blog entry when I was expecting to do other things. I am in Fort Myers in 80 degree weather with just a hint of a breeze on a nice Thursday afternoon. What could be wrong? Well, actually, plenty.

My significant other and I made plans for the rest of winter sometime in January. Because we had made an extended trip of the Christmas/New Year ho...


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Playing Favorites

Posted by stringer bell , 15 January 2020 · 917 views
gary wayne, greg gagne, utility and 1 more...
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I have been a Twins fan since I was six years old, when they moved to the Twin Cities from Washington. After nearly sixty years, I doubt that that will ever be a fan of another baseball team or lose interest in "my team". In the course of the 59 years that the Twins have been the Twins, I have always had a favorite player or two every year. Sometimes that...


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Escobar and Gonzalez

Posted by stringer bell , 05 June 2019 · 1,650 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 · 1,770 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...