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Astros vs Twins, Game 1, 9/28 1pm Central

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:26 PM
Well, we’re here. It’s postseason time and there’s no game thread ready a few hours before first pitch so I’m typing this on my phone to...

2020 MLB (non-Twins) Postseason Discussion Thread

Other Baseball Today, 04:49 PM
Feel free to chime in here about any of the (non-Twins) 2020 MLB postseason games!

Want to know the most infuriating thing about this 17 gam...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:26 PM
It just occurred to me, having watched every one of these 17 atrocities called baseball games, that the Twins almost always started stron...

2020 Twins Transactions

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:49 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...

LT contracts for current star position players

Other Baseball Today, 09:27 AM
I see that Yelich is still effected by a broken kneecap from last year and has a longterm contract now through 2028. It always raised an...

Off The Baggy


Yearly IBWAA Awards Time

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 28 September 2020 · 396 views
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Community Blog Post
While it did seem like we would struggle to have baseball in 2020 for a period of time, Sunday marked the culmination of the regular season. Major League Baseball overcame outbreaks and adverse conditions to reach its destined conclusion. Now, as a member of the IBWAA, I needed to look back and hand out some votes.

Just like the BBWAA, the Internet Baseb...


Maeda Emerges as the Ace Minnesota Needed

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 23 September 2020 · 1,078 views
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Community Blog Post
All offseason the talk was that the Minnesota Twins needed an ace. Someone that could slot into the rotation at the level of Jose Berrios or higher would fit that bill. There was plenty of consternation when it took moving Brusdar Graterol to land the piece, but Kenta Maeda is here to stay.

The Dodgers signed Maeda out of Japan and his first season in th...


Overtaking the White Sox

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 14 September 2020 · 2,859 views
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Community Blog Post
The Minnesota Twins begin a four-game set tonight in Chicago, and it’s arguably their most important series of the year. How much importance lies in the amount of weight put on Postseason positioning, however.

After sweeping the Cleveland Indians over the weekend Rocco Baldelli’s club has all but put a nail in that proverbial coffin. Terry Francona’s squ...


Big Mike Provides a Steadying Presence

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 02 September 2020 · 825 views
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Community Blog Post
Everyone has seen the movie, “The Blind Side,” right? While we’re not going to get into the plot, it chronicles the life of Michael Oher, a former NFL lineman. He’s nicknamed “Big Mike” and his persona is one of a steadying calmness. After watching Michael Pineda come through for the Twins yet again last night, is there any other way to attribute his own...


Trading with Eyes on the Future

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 31 August 2020 · 929 views
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Community Blog Post
The Minnesota Twins came into 2020 having set a Major League record in home runs, had one of the best seasons in franchise history, and with an offense poised to set the world on fire. As with everything else this year, very little has gone as expected. Now on the final day to make some roster swaps, it isn’t time to push the panic button.

Major League B...