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Is Kirilloff going to get called up?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:45 AM
Now seems like the time, with a doubleheader, Garlick on the COVID list, Rooker injured, and Cave struggling. I don't know how the servic...

Twins Roster Moves - 2021

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:37 AM
I recall last year we had a thread that tracked roster moves the Twins made throughout the 2020 season, and I'm like to have another thre...

5 Takeaways from Sunday's Alternate Site Action in St...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:47 AM
The Twins are in an indefinite holding pattern as they deal with an outbreak of COVID-19, but at their alternate site, action continued t...

Video: Series at Oakland Recap

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 08:50 PM
If you have the stomach for some more discussion around this series at Oakland, here's about 10 minutes of stats, analysis and highlights...

A rant

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 08:52 PM
I've been on about this for two years now, but Baldelli really needs to get over the idea that his best players need a game off every wee...

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Next Offseason's Budget and an Ace... We Can Afford One!

Posted by Brandon , 29 March 2021 · 1,193 views

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Next offseason we have 6 free agents (Cruz DH 13 million, Pineda SP 10 million, Happ SP 8 million, Simmons SS 10,500,000, Robles RP 2 million, and Shoemaker SP 2 million) and a team option on Colome RP 5 million. Or 3 Starting Pitchers, 2 Relievers, DH and SS for a total 2021 salary of 45.5 million coming off the books next offseason.

For our rotation w...


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4 Year Window?

Posted by Brandon , 12 January 2020 · 1,446 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 · 2,071 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 · 1,686 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 · 1,664 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...