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Game Thread: Twins @ Milwaukee, 8/12/2020, 6:10PM CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:06 PM
      Good evening and welcome back to the always fun Twins Daily Game Thread! Get ready for some exciting baseball actio...

Ump Jerry Meals is Unstoppable!

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:20 PM
I figured the star of the show last night deserved some special attention.  

Where are they now? Ex-Twins in 2020

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:56 PM
I said in the 2019 thread that I would start this forum thread...    Let's start populating it. How many former Twins are on ro...

2020 Twins Transactions

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:11 PM
There haven't been many yet, but I'll start this today...   The Twins just announced that Zack Littell (hamstring) has been placed o...

Marlins: 14 positive Covid cases, home opener cancelled...

Other Baseball Today, 02:25 PM
Before the season started, I was wondering about what would happen if the virus started spreading like wildfire in a clubhouse. Well here...

In Pursuit of Pennants


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Baseball Ops: Welcome to the Evolution

Posted by Daniel R Levitt , 09 March 2015 · 1,109 views
baseball ops, general managers
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Baseball Ops: Welcome to the Evolution Mark Armour and I have a guest post at John Thorn's MLB blog this morning. This is a short essay on the history of Baseball Operations, riffing off Moneyball, which serves sort of as an introduction to our new book.

http://ourgame.mlblo...-the-evolution/


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Terry Ryan at the Helm -- Part 2

Posted by Daniel R Levitt , 20 February 2015 · 1,792 views
in pursuit of pennants and 2 more...
Community Blog Post
Terry Ryan at the Helm -- Part 2 I originally wrote the following analysis of Terry Ryan as GM of the Minnesota Twins for The National Pastime, 2012: Short but Wondrous Summers: Baseball in the North Star State. I was the editor of the publication—one I heartily recommend by the way for those interested in the history of baseball in Minnesota--and pulled the essay just prior to publicat...


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Terry Ryan at the Helm -- Part 1

Posted by Daniel R Levitt , 19 February 2015 · 2,242 views
in pursuit of pennants and 2 more...
Community Blog Post
Terry Ryan at the Helm -- Part 1 I originally wrote the following analysis of Terry Ryan as GM of the Minnesota Twins for The National Pastime, 2012: Short but Wondrous Summers: Baseball in the North Star State. I was the editor of the publication—one I heartily recommend by the way for those interested in the history of baseball in Minnesota--and pulled the essay just prior to publicat...


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Branch Rickey

Posted by Daniel R Levitt , 13 February 2015 · 1,114 views
branch rickey, general managers and 1 more...
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Branch Rickey This post is part of a series in which Mark Armour and I count down the 25 best GMs in history, crossposting from our blog . For an explanation, please see this post .

[This one is from Mark]

Had Branch Rickey retired from baseball in 1942, before he ran the Dodgers, before he signed Jackie Robinson, his record as a general manager would still...


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Pat Gillick

Posted by Daniel R Levitt , 12 February 2015 · 1,072 views
pat gillick, general managers and 1 more...
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Pat Gillick This post is part of a series in which Mark Armour and I count down the 25 best GMs in history, crossposting from our blog . For an explanation, please see this post .

Pat Gillick served as a general manager for four different teams. At his first stop, in Toronto, he built an expansion team into one of the best organizations in the game (winning...