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Punto vs Nunez

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:32 AM
Punto was just released by the A's.  Should the Twins continue their welcome back tour and bring Punto back as the 2nd back up middl...

Casey McGehee to the Giants

MLB Baseball Today, 11:24 AM
The Giants have their third baseman, I guess.  They acquired Casey McGehee from the Marlins.  Many of us had speculated that th...

2015 Opening Day Line up

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:22 AM
What will the Twins opening day roster look like? Recently my worthless brother speculated that 23 of the 25 roster spots were pretty wel...

Article: Can Aaron Hicks Be Fixed?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:17 AM
One of the more critical openings the Minnesota Twins will have this year is in center field. If all goes well, that job will be Aaron Hi...

Article: TD Mailbag: Center Field, Meyer's Role and More

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:06 AM
Earlier this week we put out a call on the forum and on Twitter for mailbag questions. You guys came through in a major way. So many grea...

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Minor League Report (9/4): Post-Season Fun

Posted by Eric R Pleiss , 05 September 2014 · 417 views
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Minor League Report (9/4): Post-Season Fun With the Minor League season all but over, this is likely the last time I will be writing the Minor League Report for the 2014 season. I won't disappear completely, you can still find me and the rest of the Talk to Contact crew talking beer, baseball and the news over at www.TalkToContact.com on our weekly Minnesota Twins podcast. Thank you for hanging...


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TwinsDaily Minor League Report (8/28): Nick Gordon Plays Well

Posted by Eric R Pleiss , 29 August 2014 · 272 views
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TwinsDaily Minor League Report (8/28): Nick Gordon Plays Well The Minnesota Twins exploded for six runs in the top of the tenth inning after they squandered three early game runs and beat the Kansas City Royals. Jordan Schafer continues to hit the ball well for the Twins, and had three more hits on Thursday against Kansas City.

Down in the Minor Leagues the season is entering the final weekend, let's take a look...


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Twins Minor League Report (8/21): Sam Gibbons says Hello!

Posted by Eric R Pleiss , 22 August 2014 · 470 views
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Twins Minor League Report (8/21):  Sam Gibbons says Hello! The Minnesota Twins resumed their winning ways and came up with a 4-1 victory against one of the hottest pitchers in baseball. The Twins ended a 20-inning scoreless drought when Kennys Vargas homered to give the Twins a 1-0 lead in the forth off of Corey Kluber. The Twins picked up a couple more runs against Kluber and thanks to a magnificent performanc...


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Twins Minor League Report (8/14): Mat Batts Continues to Impress

Posted by Eric R Pleiss , 15 August 2014 · 518 views
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The Twins enjoyed an off day on Thursday, and begin a four-game series with the Royals on Friday evening. The Royals are red hot right now, having just taken over first place in the American League Central, and looking to do damage against a struggling Twins squad. While things might not go well at Target Field this weekend, there will be plenty of soli...


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Twins Minor League Report (8/7):

Posted by Eric R Pleiss , 08 August 2014 · 393 views
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The Twins managed just three hits against the Oakland Athletics and Jon Lester and lost the game by a score of 3-0. It will not be much easier for the Twins on Friday night as they face Scott Kazmir and his 2.53 ERA.

Down in the Minor Leagues, things went a little better for the organization.

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Twins Minor League Report (8/5): Tommy Milone Starts in AAA

Posted by Eric R Pleiss , 06 August 2014 · 669 views
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Twins Minor League Report (8/5): Tommy Milone Starts in AAA Kennys Vargas made his Target Field debut on Tuesday night and did not disappoint. The big fella hit a three-run home run to give the Twins a 3-1 victory, despite being out hit by a tally of 12-5. Phil Hughes once again looked like the Phil Hughes that was exciting Twins fans in the first half.

The Twins won on Tuesday, but throughout most of the Min...


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Minor League Report (7/31): Minor Leagues With A Major Deadline

Posted by Eric R Pleiss , 31 July 2014 · 448 views
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Minor League Report (7/31): Minor Leagues With A Major Deadline The Twins had a busy day, but not as busy as some fans had hoped. They moved Sam Fuld back to Oakland in return for the soft-tossing lefty Tommy Milone. Milone will report to AAA for now, but should be up with the Twins before the end of next week. The Twins tried hard to find a buyer for Kurt Suzuki, but finding no suitors, the Twins bought high on Suzuk...


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Twins Minor League Report (7/17): Kohl Stewart Looks Like an Ace!

Posted by Eric R Pleiss , 18 July 2014 · 52 views




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Episode 92: Reviewing the First Half

Posted by Eric R Pleiss , 17 July 2014 · 59 views

You can download the new Talk to Contact ( @TalkToContact ) episode via iTunes or by clicking here , and if you want to add the show to your non-iTunes podcast player, this is the RSS Feed .
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“Peace to my All Star homies in West Fargo.” – Cody Christie, probably

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Twins Minor League Report (7/10): Virgil Vasquez Goes the Distance

Posted by Eric R Pleiss , 11 July 2014 · 83 views