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Buxton to 10-Game DL for Migraines

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:59 PM
Per Fox Sports:    "Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton was placed on the 10-day disabled list due to migranes, the tea...

Fangraphs (and other national publications) on the Twins

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:59 PM
I'm just going to post here whenever they do an article on the Twins.   Today, they have one on Trevor May (noting some changes in s...


Other Baseball Today, 01:55 PM
Baltimore is BAD. How long before they trade Manny and try to get as much in return as possible? Do they wait until the deadline? Any pre...

Article: MIN 2, CLE 1: Berrios Stars, LaMarre Plays Hero...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:35 PM
We know Jose Berrios can pass any physical test you put in front of him, but Wednesday night he passed an emotional test with flying colo...

Article: Berrios Has Been Nearly Flawless Through 4 Starts

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:28 PM
Despite his pristine numbers at every level of the minors, Jose Berrios had his share of detractors in the prospect analyst community.The...

tobi0040's Blog


A Deeper Look at Those K's

Posted by tobi0040 , 25 April 2016 · 638 views

Community Blog Post
In 2009, Mark Reynolds set the single season mark with 223 strikeouts in a season. It should be noted that he hit 44 HR’s that year, had an OPS of .892 and finished 20th in the MVP voting.

Here is quick look at some Twins pace given Reynolds 662 AB’s he had in 2009:

Byron Buxton, on pace for 352 strikeouts (53.3% k rate). .497 OPS.

Miguel Sano, on p...


Wheeling and Dealing – Solving the Twins Roster Crunch

Posted by tobi0040 , 21 April 2016 · 1,504 views

Community Blog Post
How did we get here?

The 2011-2014 swoon led to a lot of high draft picks . And the losses forced the Twins to look into the future and move veterans like Span and Revere for prospects. While it is ideal for a rebuilding team to time when all their prospects reach the big show, it has worked out a little too nice for the Twins. We find ourselves with too...


ESPN Top 100 Players

Posted by tobi0040 , 23 March 2016 · 1,041 views
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Community Blog Post
ESPN ranked the top players for 2016, using "70 ESPN experts". The list featured one Twins player, Miguel Sano. I was very surprised that he barely made the list at #96. I think he is massively underrated. Heck, I have seen Sano in the 20-30 range in fantasy rankings among position players.

The ESPN list had relievers like Wade Davis in the low 20's....


When will Byron Buxton be called up?

Posted by tobi0040 , 05 May 2015 · 1,698 views
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Community Blog Post
When will Buxton be called up?

He is ripping up AA (.880 OPS, 3 HR, 5 3B, 7 SB).

We have seen Terry move position players quicker, like Santana, Vargas, Arcia, and Hicks. We have a need in CF. And I think they would love a little extra buzz this year.

I think after the super 2 deadline he is up.


My Offseason Plan

Posted by tobi0040 , 05 November 2014 · 1,615 views

Community Blog Post
Here is my off-season plan.

What am I trying to accomplish?

-Being realistic with payroll, both on dollars and years

-Improve the team this year and in the near future

-Keep key positions open for guys like Sano and Buxton, and allow young pitchers to emerge.

-Address our real needs of OF defense and starting pitching

Starting Rotation

The Twins ra...