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Taijuan Walker

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:11 AM
MLB Trade Rumors this morning reporting we're still in on him.  Sounds like he wants a guarantee but looks promising.   https:/...

Minor Leaguers to get a Raise

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:08 AM
https://apnews.com/1...a2641244e0c00fd     Players at rookie and short-season levels will see their minimum weekly pay raised...

Astros, Bauer, Pohlad's, Twins, Future of MLB

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:08 AM
BIG title right? But I think MLB is sitting at a unique precipice right now, and we, as baseball fans, should be concerned about everythi...

2019 2020 (non-Twins) off season

Other Baseball Yesterday, 07:54 PM
My first prediction is that WA signs their two big possible FAs to extensions.   My next is that Cole goes to LAA.   The White...

Ex-Twins in 2020

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 07:22 PM
The season hasn't started yet, but I was motivated to start this thread a bit early after getting a message from Van, suggesting that I s...

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4 Year Window?

Posted by Brandon , 12 January 2020 · 909 views

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It seems like the Twins are settling in on a 4-year window of being competitive. Last year the Twins signed 2 of their core players to 5-year contracts totaling just over 60 million. Note, they now have 4 years left on those extensions. Just a few days ago the wins signed Sano to an extension that has a guaranteed 3-year extension with a 4th year option....


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Fun with HR numbers

Posted by Brandon , 18 August 2019 · 1,782 views

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I remember in 1987 the Twins came within 2 HRs of having 4 players hit 30 HRs on the same team in the same season. Hrbeck 34, Brunanski 32, Gaetti 31 and Puckett 28. The Dodgers 1977 team with Baker, Cey, Garvey and Reggie Smith achieved this once.

fast forward to 2019 and boy do i just feel a lot older....but this Twins team currently has Cruz with 32...


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1 XBH per 10 AB

Posted by Brandon , 05 July 2018 · 1,088 views

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What exactly is this and what does it mean? Well This is an over simplistic formula I use when looking at a power hitters performance. You are basically looking to see if the total number of extra base hits = a .100 batting average. You don’t even have to do the full math just know if it’s going to be more or less or on par, making it real easy to calc...


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Blame Game "Who is at fault" in the Rotation

Posted by Brandon , 29 June 2016 · 1,450 views

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There has been a lot of talk on here calling for Terry Ryan to get fired. I disagree with that assesment and instead of arguing i figured to make the scenarios into a game of who is at fault? Terry Ryan, The player, or something else....Also I will make this a series starting with the rotation today then the bullpen, IF and C, then OF and prospects.

In 2...