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Cleveland MLB team reportedly considering name change

Other Baseball Today, 08:27 PM
This is an AP article I lifted from the StarTribune web site.   https://www.startrib...sure/571623572/

Player Opt-outs

Other Baseball Today, 06:44 PM
While we think about if a season happens or not.I started thinking about the opt out clauses by players, and what they will do.I tried to...

Pineda Is Getting A Raw Deal If Something Doesn't Change

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:48 PM
I know this was discussed previously before MLB and most of the world stopped spinning in a normal fashion. But after baseball for 2020 a...

I think I miss baseball

Other Baseball Today, 03:39 PM
So I just picked up OOTP 21 on the Steam Summer Sale, and I played my first game.   It was a 21 inning game.I played it pitch by pit...

Watch the Live Play-by-Play of the Virtual Twins Playoffs

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:57 AM
With the real Twins around the corner, I have elected to sim to the playoffs to try and tease how the real club will do this fall, and as...

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Leadership is Failing Baseball at a Critical Juncture

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 06 July 2020 · 204 views
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For month we watched a public mudslinging fest take place between MLB owners and the Players Union. While the two sides have always been at odds, it’s leadership that the sport’s commissioner is supposed to provide. Rob Manfred may be a very intelligent man, but you wouldn’t know if looking at the results of his actions.

Major League Baseball owners are...


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Twins Making a Deal at the Deadline

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 01 July 2020 · 718 views
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Major League Baseball has not even gotten underway in 2020 and yet we’re just two months from the trade deadline. When the season does start, that date will be little more than a month away. After winning the deadline last year, will Minnesota make a deal?

Last July I wrote high praise for Derek Falvey and Thad Levine in regards to how the executed the...


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Baseball is Back: What Does it Look Like?

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 23 June 2020 · 1,027 views
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Today was finally the day. June 23, 2020 was the day when the Major League Baseball Players Association and Major League Baseball got on the same page. The announcement was simple, play ball. Now that we have that out of the way, what does it all look like?

We're going to have a 60 game schedule , and that means that each team will play 40 games against...


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Waiting is the Hardest Part: MLB Edition

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 22 June 2020 · 596 views
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Despite a global health crisis, it isn’t a pandemic that has ultimately thwarted the resumption of Major League Baseball in 2020, no instead it’s those directly involved with the game. Regardless of fault, fans are on a roller coaster ride they never signed up for, and it’s hurt the sport substantially.

Today the Major League Baseball Players Association...


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Midseason 2020 Minnesota Twins Top 15 Prospects

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 17 June 2020 · 1,871 views
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It’s really weird to be providing a midseason update on Minnesota Twins prospects when not only has a Major League game not been played, but the Minor League season is all but cancelled as well. There hasn’t been anything of substance to look at, although my thoughts on a few players have shifted.

I can’t say that I derived anything of considerable subst...