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R.I.P. Hank Aaron

Other Baseball Today, 07:07 PM
Hank Aaron passed away this morning. He was 86 years old. Feels like we're losing MLB legends every week, unfortunately. 

Horse Trading

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:00 PM
Horse trading is an art of making shrewd negotiations. In the MLB, TB is well known when a player reach a high value, they put them on th...

Who do you think is the Twins best/worst Free agent that...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:28 PM
Who do you guys think is the one who got away? Was a free agent and the Twins let them walk? No not Johan Santana as they traded him, I...

Feinsand: Twins Interested in Marwin Reunion

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:55 PM
The Twins reportedly have expressed interest in re-signing free agent utilityman Marwin Gonzalez. MLB.com's Mark Feinsand shares the repo...

One less Grove to pick from...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:38 PM
Joe Musgrove to the Padres...who else   https://www.mlbtrade...e-musgrove.html   Feel free to rant, rave, bemoan, lament all th...

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The Twins Free Agency is Happening

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 20 January 2021 · 867 views
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This afternoon the Minnesota Twins made their first big splash of the winter in signing former Yankees starter J.A. Happ. He’s nothing flashy by any means, but the $8 million pact will move the salary needle.

Here’s the deal with Happ, he was passable in 2020 and his Baseball Savant metrics paint a prettier picture than a 4.57 FIP can (even with a 3.47 E...


Architecting the 2021 Twins Roster

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 19 January 2021 · 722 views
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Despite being less than a month from Spring Training (or at least as it’s presently scheduled) there’s still something like 75% of eligible free agents unsigned across baseball. Huge names like Bauer and Springer are homeless, and the Minnesota Twins specifically have four empty spots on their 40-man roster. Moves are coming , but who and when?

I’ve thro...


Twins Can Optimize With One-Year Pacts

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 11 January 2021 · 1,188 views
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As things stand right now the Minnesota Twins have what can be considered an incomplete 26-man roster. There’s work yet to be done, as there is for most teams in baseball, and the front office may find favor in one-year agreements for 2021.

The reality right now is that teams are using the lack of traditional revenues as reasons to spend less for the 202...


Critical Point on Berrios Extension

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 06 January 2021 · 1,355 views
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Coincidentally I am writing this on the exact same date I suggested a similar result last year . The Minnesota Twins have not effectively developed a starting pitcher in quite some time, and with Jose Berrios being the best thing to happen in that period, locking him up long term makes some sense.

Last year the suggestion came on the heels of extensions...


40 Man Suggesting Shuffles for Twins

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 04 January 2021 · 1,340 views
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After the Minnesota Twins signed veteran reliever Hansel Robles to a Major League deal this offseason, their 40-man roster was down to just four openings. Needing significant reinforcements still, it’s a good bet that addition by subtraction could be coming.

By my estimation Derek Falvey and Thad Levine have no less than players yet to acquire, but a mor...