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Other Baseball Today, 11:02 AM
We had a thread for items around the baseball world that were worth sharing but not worth a thread of their own. Now that the 2018 season...

Article: Standing Pat as a Strategy

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:56 AM
'As we speak cruel time is fleeing. Seize the day, believing as little as possible in the morrow.' – HoraceBy all appearances, this is go...

Kyler Murray

Other Baseball Today, 10:28 AM
This kid is quite the athlete. He went 42-0 in high school and won multiple Texas state championships. After agreeing with the A's to pla...

Article: Twins Trying to Sustain Excellence

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:11 AM
If you’re feeling a bit underwhelmed at the close of the Winter Meetings in Las Vegas, I’m sure you’re not the only Minnesota Twins fan i...

Twins stuff from around the Web (Fangraphs, Twitter, Athl...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:44 AM
Per request.....new thread! this seems like a really odd post to start with, which makes sense for a thread about the Twins and Internet....

Thrylos' Blog - select Tenth Inning Stretch posts


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Willians Astrudillo might be the second coming of an equally unheralded catcher that won the Twins a championship

Posted by Thrylos , 12 November 2018 · 1,370 views

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12/13/1988: The MLB transactions for the Minnesota Twins had one line: The Twins signed free agent catcher Brian Harper to an one year contract worth $90,000. The Twins were the sixth franchise for Harper who was drafted by the California Angels in the 4th round of the 1977 MLB June Amateur...


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2018 Twins mid-season preliminary prospect list 1-60

Posted by Thrylos , 16 July 2018 · 1,268 views

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Now that the 2018 draft signing deadline has passed and a substantial amount of international free agents signed for the Twins, it is time to update my 2018 mid-season prospect list. As usual my mid-season lists are preliminary, unlike the off-season lists, and they have minimal commentary and...


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Back to the future: Twins RHP Kyle Gibson has returned to his roots and quietly has become the pitcher we hoped he would be.

Posted by Thrylos , 14 May 2018 · 569 views

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In a cold May evening about 5 years go, give or take a week, I witnessed one of the most dominating pitching performances I have seen in person: Twins' first round draft pick in 2009, righty Kyle Gibson , about a year removed from his return from Tommy John surgery, shut down the Lehigh Valley Iron...


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Your 2018 Minnesota Twins: Analysis and Predictions.

Posted by Thrylos , 27 March 2018 · 914 views

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Originally published at The Tenth Inning Stretch
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This is my last Spring Training Notes piece for this season. As with the previous seasons I finish my Spring Training notes with a prediction of how the Twins will do this season based on what I have seen this Spring.

I think that 2018 will be an interesting season for the Twins. They improved a lot...


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2018 Twins Off-Season top 60 Prospect List: Summary 1-60 and Organizational Overview

Posted by Thrylos , 26 February 2018 · 815 views

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Originally published at The Tenth Inning Stretch
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This is the last segment in the 2018 Twins top 60 prospect list. You can find the introductory segment that discusses qualifications to be on this list and presents the players who were on the 2017 list but are not in this list here . You can find the list of the previous rankings here: 56-60 , 55-51...


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2018 Twins Off-Season top 60 Prospect List: 1-5

Posted by Thrylos , 23 February 2018 · 1,152 views

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This is the next segment in the 2018 Twins top 60 prospect list. You can find the introductory segment that discusses qualifications to be on this list and presents the players who were on the 2017 list but are not in this list here . You can find the list of the previous rankings here: 56-60 , 55-5...


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2018 Twins Off-Season top 60 Prospect List: 6-10

Posted by Thrylos , 21 February 2018 · 978 views

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Originally published at The Tenth Inning Stretch
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This is the next segment in the 2018 Twins top 60 prospect list. You can find the introductory segment that discusses qualifications to be on this list and presents the players who were on the 2017 list but are not in this list here . You can find the list of the previous rankings here: 56-60 , 55-5...


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2018 Twins Off-Season top 60 Prospect List: 11-15

Posted by Thrylos , 19 February 2018 · 1,218 views

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This is the next segment in the 2018 Twins top 60 prospect list. You can find the introductory segment that discusses qualifications to be on this list and presents the players who were on the 2017 list but are not in this list here . You can find the list of the previous rankings here: 56-60 , 55-5...


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2018 Twins Off-Season top 60 Prospect List: 16-20

Posted by Thrylos , 16 February 2018 · 1,014 views

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Originally published at The Tenth Inning Stretch
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This is the next segment in the 2018 Twins top 60 prospect list. You can find the introductory segment that discusses qualifications to be on this list and presents the players who were on the 2017 list but are not in this list here . You can find the list of the previous rankings here: 56-60 , 55-51...


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2018 Twins Off-Season top 60 Prospect List: 21-25

Posted by Thrylos , 14 February 2018 · 1,044 views

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Originally published at The Tenth Inning Stretch
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This is the next segment in the 2018 Twins top 60 prospect list. You can find the introductory segment that discusses qualifications to be on this list and presents the players who were on the 2017 list but are not in this list here . You can find the list of the previous rankings here: 56-60 , 55-5...