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Blockbuster deal with Marlins... for Wei-Yin Chen?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:51 AM
Tom's thread earlier this evening piqued my interest, as I think the new braintrust thinks outside the traditional box and their success...

Article: Here's Why You Don't Need to Freak Out O...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:44 AM
Now that Craig Kimbrel and Dallas Keuchel have finally signed, the Twins will have to trade away prospects if they want to improve the pi...

Non-Twins 2019 season news

Other Baseball Today, 08:39 AM
As the off-season is over, thought we might have this thread back for non-Twins, non-thread worthy news and tidbits.     Watchi...

Target: Luis Castillo

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:51 AM
With the Reds in a seemingly perpetual rebuild, what would a package for Castillo look like? They also have some other arms that may be o...

Article: KC 8, MIN 6: Struggles With Men on Base, Errors...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:20 AM
The Twins left 15 men on base, were 4-for-18 with men in scoring position and committed a pair of errors in the field that led to four un...

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Midseason 2019 Minnesota Twins Top 15 Prospects

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 12 June 2019 · 2,744 views
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It’s that time of year again, and with the 2019 Major League Baseball amateur draft in the books we can update the prospect rankings. After picking 13th in the draft this season the Twins took more of a developmental approach with their first-round pick. Going heavy on college players following that selection the system gets much deeper. With early season...


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Water on La Tortuga

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 11 June 2019 · 1,721 views
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If you’ve followed me for any amount of time on Twitter , you know that I’m skeptical when it comes to the Minnesota Twins cult hero. Willians Astudillo made his MLB debut last season, and after a September explosion, fans around Twins Territory lost their collective minds. Both from a conceptual and statistical perspective he’s been a lightning rod playe...


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Buxton Ticketed for Big Time Votes

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 10 June 2019 · 964 views
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The year was 2017 and the month was August. Byron Buxton had just been shelved since mid-July, entered with a .604 OPS, and was ready to get back on the field. The Minnesota Twins needed a jolt to push towards the playoffs and man did his month of August provide it. A .973 OPS across 29 games ended up vaulting him onto the national scene and he was reward...


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Topps Continues On with Series 2

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 10 June 2019 · 310 views
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Baseball collectors of yesteryear remember when the full set of cards were offered in one large grouping. For years now, Topps has expanded the players covered by introducing their full yearly sets in three installments. January pumps out Series 1, with Series 2 coming in June, and Update covering the rookies near the end of the Major League season. Now S...


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Odorizzi Confirming What’s Always Been

Posted by Ted Schwerzler , 03 June 2019 · 1,380 views
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Prior to the 2018 Major League Baseball season the Minnesota Twins acquired Jake Odorizzi in exchange for Jermaine Palacios. At the time, Palacios was a second or third tier prospect that had some internal fanfare. Swapping him for a big-league starter was a no-brainer though. Jake’s first season with the Twins was mostly mediocre, but there was reason to...