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Article: MIN 10, DET 4: Twins Blow Out Tigers Bullpen

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:12 AM
One moment it looked like the Twins were going to blow a quality start from Ervin Santana, the next moment they were blowing out the Tige...

Article: Escobar Steps Up

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:42 AM
The Twins won on Friday night in Detroit. Later in the night, Angels and the Rangers lost, so the Twins have a 3 1/2 game lead on the 2nd...

Possible items to include in the October 1 game thread op...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:20 AM
I am asking for TD posters to contact me via private message. I have the honor of opening the game thread for game 162, Sunday, Octo...

With all these firings, Who's replacing them?

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:08 AM
We have been hearing about a lot of makeover going on throughout the Twins minor league system from scouts to MiLB coaches and staff to t...

Jake Reed - 2017

Adopt A Prospect 2017 Today, 07:02 AM
Jake Reed:      He didn't win the over/under wins contest last year to win free Harry's Razors....      Pos...

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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 · 1,500 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 · 1,015 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 · 926 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 · 1,184 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 · 1,012 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...