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Fresh off the Josh Donaldson news, it is becoming harder to criticize the Twins front office as they pushed their chips in and took a fre...

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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:22 PM
Not every top prospect is going to make it at the big-league level and there will be plenty of unranked prospects that become significant...

Front Page: Buzz on Baseball's Worst Scandal in Decades

Other Baseball Today, 03:07 PM
In early November Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers shocked the baseball world by revealing that his former team had been cheating. Th...

Front Page: 2020 Twins Lineup: Five Things Josh Donaldson...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:05 PM
The Minnesota Twins lineup in 2019 was lethal, hitting more home runs than any other team in major league baseball history. Bringing in a...

Examining the playoff rotation

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:51 PM
Let me begin with stating that I really hoped we would have added "Impact Pitching" by this point. To be totally honest, I really wanted...

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Donaldson Provides a Twins Day for the Ages

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 14 January 2020 · 1,126 views
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Tonight Josh Donaldson agreed to a four-year, $92 million contract with the Minnesota Twins. It's the largest in franchise history by nearly double the financial commitment, and it's the first major commitment placed by the new front office. Early into the decade or not, this one is something that will go down in history.

Last offseason I touched on Dona...


Relief Provided in a Big Year for Twins

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 13 January 2020 · 585 views
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Going into 2019 one of the biggest storylines was that of the Minnesota Twins bullpen. New manager Rocco Baldelli had a rag tag group of arms, and there were more question marks than anyone would have liked. Fast forward a year and Wes Johnson transformed that narrative allowing 2020 to keep the unit entirely off the radar.

When the team broke from Sprin...


Sano Reaches Promised Land in New Deal

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 10 January 2020 · 634 views
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After having avoided arbitration hearings for the vast majority of their existence, the Minnesota Twins looked like they may be headed to the table with both Jose Berrios and Miguel Sano. Then after the clock had struck seven, Jeff Passan broke the news that the Dominican slugger is staying in a Twins uniform for a while.



New Metrics Paint Ugly Picture for Twins Infield

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 09 January 2020 · 671 views
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In the ever-expanding quest for information, Baseball Savant unveiled new metrics for public consumption yesterday. We’ve had Outs Above Average for a couple of years now, but it’s only related to outfielders. Now thanks to technology provided through Statcast we have quantifiable infield numbers. For the Twins, that’s not a great thing.

At the top of th...


Spend Some Dollars, Extend Jose

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 06 January 2020 · 570 views
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Right now, the Minnesota Twins sit something like $20 million below the point in which they entered the 2018 season in terms of payroll. A $135 million figure should’ve been expected for 2020 and barring a big acquisition they’ll struggle to get there. Utilizing some of the available cash on Jose Berrios seems like a worthwhile investment.

Over at Twins...