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Life Long Twins fan here! How long have you all been a fan? who are your favorite players? Favorite team? Fan since the late 60's  ...

Article: HOU 7, MIN 1: Foregone Conclusion

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:42 PM
Kohl Stewart vs. Justin Verlander. C’mon, what did you realistically expect?The Twins dropped the rubber game of their three-game series...

Article: Finer Points: Options, part one

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:29 PM
Over the next six weeks, I’m going to take a dive into the details of how rosters are put together and managed. There is an abundance of...

What would you do about this OFer, Marcell Ozuna?

Other Baseball Today, 01:26 PM
We are having a debate on our forum on what the Cardinals should do with trying to re-sign Marcell Ozuna who will be a Free Agent at the...

Article: Twins Minor League Report (4/24): Wahoos Walk Of...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:03 PM
There wasn't a ton of damage done on the offensive side of things for the Twins farm system tonight, but that doesn't stop the big highli...

Thrylos' Blog - select Tenth Inning Stretch posts


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Live from Fort Myers: Twins Spring Training Notes: 3/15/2019

Posted by Thrylos , 15 March 2019 · 1,428 views

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As always you can find all the entries in this series in reverse chronological order here .

Here are my notes from the last couple days of Twins' Spring Training games:


The home games yesterday and today could not be any dissimilar other than the attendance. It sucked both days with about 1/3 o...


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Live from Fort Myers: Twins Spring Training Notes: 3/13/2019

Posted by Thrylos , 13 March 2019 · 801 views

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As always you can find all the entries in this series in reverse chronological order here .

Today was my first full day at Fort Myers and I did not make the trip across the highway to see the Twins play the Red Sox, but instead I went to the back fields where the Twins' high A and A squads faced th...


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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 · 1,784 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 · 1,460 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 · 687 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 · 1,047 views

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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 · 938 views

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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 · 1,242 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: 6-10

Posted by Thrylos , 21 February 2018 · 1,080 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: 11-15

Posted by Thrylos , 19 February 2018 · 1,378 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...