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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:57 PM
Listened to Gleeman&Geek podcast. They agreed on Maeda, Berrios & Pineda as the 1st round rotation I'm fine with that. My questio...

Relevant magic numbers with tiebreakers accounted for

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:57 PM
After the games of 9/22:   TB over Min: 2 CWS over Min: 4 Oak over Min: 5 Min over Cle: 2 Min over NYY: 4

Twins developed starting pitching history since Bert

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:15 PM
Using my Cards as an example: The only major miss of the Cards trading young developed starters since trading both Jerry Reuss and Steve...

Fun With Numbers - 2020 Season

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:05 AM
I’m glad to see Ex-Twins in 2020 thread is back up and running. This is also one of my favorite threads over the last 5 years. The Twins...

Playoff tiebreaks

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:05 AM
With three teams fighting for the division title, it seems quite possible there will be a tie for the division winner this year in the AL...

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4 Year Window?

Posted by Brandon , 12 January 2020 · 1,225 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 · 1,925 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 · 1,457 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 · 1,541 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...