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Article: Coming Soon: Starting Pitching (But How Soon?)

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 10:14 AM
Anyone who is reading this site is a big Minnesota Twins fan. Anyone who is a big Twins fan realizes that this team needs pitching. A lot...

Possible Trade Partners for Dozier

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:14 AM
While awaiting late starting games, I revisited the "idea" of trading Brian Dozier.I began by asking which teams were not out of contenti...

Article: Red Sox 4, Twins 1: Sale Outduels Berrios

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:14 AM
Jose Berrios pitched much better than the box score suggests, as he went blow-for-blow with Chris Sale before the Twins bullpen allowed a...

Article: Twins Minor League Report (6/26): Lewis Homers,...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 10:12 AM
The Twins opened a series in Boston on Monday night and the affiliates played eight games, six of which will be profiled here. (The two D...

Article: Searching For Relief

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:04 AM
"The two most important things in life are good friends and a strong bullpen."--- Bob Lemon, Hall of Fame PitcherThe Twins bullpen would...

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The Eddie Rosario Numbers Lather

Posted by Michael (ClassicMNTwins) , 14 June 2017 · 1,559 views
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I use "Eddie Rosario, Glory Hog " as if it's a bad thing. Far from it.

Consider me your friendly, neighborhood baseball barber, if they still exist. I coat and lather you with Baseball Ref homer and hit charts until your head spins (if anyone cares, I'm going into the 12-step process for souls imbibing on the play index search).

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Twins Hit 5 Homeruns in 7th Inning, June 9, 1966

Posted by Michael (ClassicMNTwins) , 09 June 2017 · 664 views
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Yes, I'm not sure what's more unbelievable - the fact that the Twins could score five round-trippers in the same inning , or the fact that stuff like the scene below made it past the network censors in 1966. Be that as it may, I always enjoy a lookback on the great Twins feats of yesteryear, in addition to childhood TV guilty pleasures.

Far be it from m...


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Jose Berrios & Dominating Starts By Young Twins Pitchers

Posted by Michael (ClassicMNTwins) , 06 June 2017 · 516 views
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They were the young saplings, mere waifs on the hill for the Twins, but still announcing their presence with authority. It's a Jose Berrios & Dominating Starts By Young Twins Pitchers post at Classic Minnesota Twins. The fascinating eye-candy GIF of Jose waxing on Carlos Gonzalez on May 18, 201...


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Twins Base-Brawl: Bobby Grich vs Roger Erickson, April 22, 1978

Posted by Michael (ClassicMNTwins) , 01 June 2017 · 1,082 views
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It was a sunshiny, spring day like today in Minnesota in 1978 when the California Angels hitter and second baseman Bobby Grich bullrushed Twins pitcher Roger Erickson . What better time for grown men to engage in fisticuffs and flying sucker punches than when Mr. Blue Sky is shining on their labors?

I definitely remembered doing this post lately, like...


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The Tovar Of Bloggers: A Chat With Erik Lundegaard

Posted by Michael (ClassicMNTwins) , 23 May 2017 · 340 views
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It's a writer's clinic. Or, at least, one make-believe writer (that would be me) taking time out from the "Sano Show" to chat with a real writer, formerly of Bloomington, MN, on his views on some classic Twins players, good baseball books, and his disdain of Derek Jeter worship at "The Tovar Of Bloggers: A Chat With Erik Lundegaard " at Classic Minnesot...