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Article: Twins Minor League Report (4/22): Romero Strikes...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 06:28 AM
Weather has gotten in the way of at least one minor league game every Sunday this season. That trend continued this week with the Lookout...

Article: Game Thread: Twins@Yankees 4/23 6:10PM

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:19 AM
It’s big four game series that kicks off tonight in the Bronx as the Twins and Yankees go to battle in a series that can really help the...

Article: TB 8, MIN 6: Twins Swept on Gomez Walk-off Homer

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:05 AM
The Twins were haunted by a couple of their old friends this weekend. Denard Span wore out the Twins all weekend, and Carlos Gomez finish...

Article: Twins at Yankees Series Preview

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:03 AM
The Twins are looking to bounce back after getting swept over the weekend against the Rays. Unfortunately, the Twins now must travel to N...

Article: Twins Extend Phil Hughes

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:22 AM
Mark Feinsand from the New York Daily News is reporting this morning that the Twins and Phil Hughes have agreed to a three-year contract...

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The Story of Phil Hughes, of Phillip Hughes, And How I'd Like To Ignore All Of This

Posted by Jon Marthaler , 04 April 2017 · 1,688 views

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Last June, Phil Hughes took a liner off the knee.

Because we have this kind of information now, MLB.com mentioned that the liner had left J.T. Realmuto's bat at 106 miles per hour. That's a little more than 155 feet per second, and Hughes' follow-through put him maybe 56 or 57 feet from where Realmuto made contact. In other words, Hughes had approximate...


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Ranking: Methods of Speeding Up Baseball

Posted by Jon Marthaler , 08 March 2017 · 1,227 views

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Ranking: Methods of Speeding Up Baseball 1. Pitch Clock
I used to be anti-pitch clock, like a lot of people. "Baseball doesn't have a clock!" I exclaimed, stupidly forgetting the day that I saw Freddy Garcia average (estimating here) fourteen hours between pitches. By the end of the third inning of the first pitch-clocked game I saw, I was a convert, and you will be too.

It moves the game alon...


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Twins Medical Staff Starting To Wonder About Peer Review Process At Yahoo! Answers

Posted by Jon Marthaler , 01 March 2017 · 1,145 views
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The Twins medical staff is under fire again for yet another misbegotten medical decision, and according to sources, some of the doctors on staff are starting to question the team's long-running practice of relying on Yahoo! Answers for medical advice.

"We've long been believers in Yahoo! Answers, which has been our go-to repository of cutting-edge medic...


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President Trump brands Baseball-Reference redesign "Enemy of the People"

Posted by Jon Marthaler , 27 February 2017 · 1,414 views
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In a late-night tweet, President Donald Trump branded the recent redesign of indispensable baseball statistics website baseball-reference.com "the enemy of the people."

Said Trump in a tweet, posted after midnight on February 26: "Baseball-reference redesign: Media elites keep changing things so that REAL fans can't find baseball facts to refute their F...


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Terry Ryan Getting Real Tired Of Putting On Derek Falvey Disguise Every Morning

Posted by Jon Marthaler , 24 February 2017 · 1,160 views

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According to sources, Twins general manager Terry Ryan is getting more and more tired of having to dress up as former Indians executive Derek Falvey every morning at spring training, and is considering other options. Ryan, 63, hatched the deception last year as the Twins slid to the worst season in franchise history, but reportedly is tired of the extra w...