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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:32 AM
I did not understand the organization’s thinking when they picked up Matt Belisle from the Indian’s trash heap. Honestly, I was even more...

Article: Royce Lewis: Patellar Tendinopathy

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:48 AM
(Twins Daily Note: In a Jeff Johnson story in The Gazette from Cedar Rapids, Royce Lewis noted that he has been diagnosed with Patellar t...

Article: TX 8, MIN 1: Circling the Drain

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:30 AM
One run. Three hits. Another devastating out recorded on the basepaths. Yep, just another drop down the drain in this 2018 Twins season.O...

Article: BOS 9, MIN 2: There Go Those Shiny Pitching Stats

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:32 AM
Entering this game, the Twins hadn’t given up more than six runs all month and the pitching staff had a 3.17 ERA, good for sixth best in...

Article: What's the Deal with Matt Magill?

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:42 PM
Spending time with my in-laws by choice. The Minnesota Twins stealing a base. Paul Molitor using Matt Magill out of the Twins bullpen.The...

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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 · 1,739 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 · 1,279 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 · 1,211 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 · 1,484 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 · 1,189 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...