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GAME THREAD: 4/12/21 (POSTPONED) Minnesota Twins vs Bosto...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:51 PM
The Twins come off a disappointing series against Seattle, dropping the last 2 of 3 against one of the worst rosters in the league. The l...

Season of parity?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:54 PM
Only the Nationals in either league have won less than 3 games and no one in AL has won more than 6 games in this very young season but I...

The 5 Rule Draft

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:29 PM
This year's Rule 5 draft we lost Akil Baddo and Tyler Wells. So I thought I'd check to see how they were doing. 1st I checked on Baddo, h...

New Target field policy...no bags of any kind

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:51 PM
Thankfully we went before gates opened and were warned by a friendly security guy in advance that this year there are no bags of any kind...

Ex Twins in 2021: Where Are They Now?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:05 PM
One of my favorite annual threads on the site. Let’s stay updated on ex-Twins in the news... This is a start of a list, and feel free to...

BW on the Beat


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Observations as the Twins Complete a Sweep of the Royals behind Smeltzer's Gem

Posted by Brandon Warne , 04 August 2019 · 1,251 views
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This is an excerpt form an article which originates at Zone Coverage. Click here to read it in full.

This isn't the first time Devin Smeltzer has been summoned to the Twin Cities to replace an ailing Michael Pineda on the Minnesota Twins' 25-man roster.

That came back in late May.

But if how the young lefty has thrown in his big-league stints has be...


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Twins Clubhouse Reacts to Escobar's Homer off Dozier on Saturday Night

Posted by Brandon Warne , 04 August 2019 · 1,488 views
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This is an excerpt of an article originating at Zone Coverage. Click here to read it in full.

On the surface, it was just a home run. In a year where 4,588 of them have been hit already, that hardly seems like
a real headline-grabber.

MLB hitters have been hitting home runs at a rate of 1.39 per game -- by far the most in a season in history. It's no...


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The Promotion: Devin Smeltzer

Posted by Brandon Warne , 28 May 2019 · 2,171 views
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This is an excerpt of a story which originates at Zone Coverage here . Please click through to read it in full.

The Minnesota Twins have placed right-handed starting pitcher Michael Pineda on the disabled list with right knee tendinitis, and are purchasing the contract of 23-year-old lefty Devin Smelzter to take his place on the roster.

Smeltzer will...


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Warne Out (5/26): Power Ranking the Current 25-Man Roster of the Minnesota Twins

Posted by Brandon Warne , 26 May 2019 · 1,580 views
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This article appears in full on Zone Coverage here . Please click through to read it.

Power ranking things can be a fun exercise.

It can be exhausting.

But few things get people talking as much as seeing their favorite things — be it baseball teams, foods or pop culture phenomena — ranked in an orderly list.

We’ve done this in this space before, but...


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WARNE: Twins Capitalized on Unusual Offseason Marketplace to Build a Winner

Posted by Brandon Warne , 23 May 2019 · 1,658 views
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In the mid-1980s, MLB teams colluded to keep player contracts — both in terms of length and dollars — from getting out of control. And while we’d stop short of using the c-word to describe the last two offseasons, there are some stunningly similar situati...