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Article: MIN 6, TB 4: Cruz Bails Out Another Bunting Blunder

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:04 AM
Messages from the team’s marketing department are apparently being lost in translation on their way to the club’s manager. Instead of the...

Article: Luis Arráez: Hitting Machine

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:44 AM
Luis Arráez, the guy that knows how to hit a baseball.He is just 22 years old but already made his MLB debut more than a month ago, when...

Article: Twins Minor League Report (6/24): Davis Delivers...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 01:00 AM
Three Twins affiliates did not play on Monday, but the three teams that did provided a lot of highlights. Keoni Cavaco and the 2019 GCL T...

Article: 2019 Twins Midseason Top Prospect List: 16-20

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:45 AM
How deep is the Minnesota Twins’ system right now? So deep that we have one of the best hitters in all of the Double-A level this season...

Article: Twins Minor League Report (6/26): Rochester Roas...

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 11:33 PM
A handful of affiliates found themselves on the wrong side of the action tonight but the Rochester Red Wings had enough offense for all o...

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Beginner's Luck? How Rookie Managers Typically Perform

Posted by dwade , 27 March 2019 · 579 views
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How much sleep do you think Rocco Baldelli got Wednesday night?

Sure, this is far from his first Opening Day, but there will be plenty of firsts involved in it: His first regular-season lineup card, his first win or loss in charge of a club, and who knows, maybe even his first managerial ejection.

Like six other teams, the Twins enter 2019 with a manage...


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The Perfect Crime: A Look Back at the Twins' Trade for Joe Nathan

Posted by dwade , 01 September 2017 · 1,132 views
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The Perfect Crime: A Look Back at the Twins' Trade for Joe Nathan There was a time, particularly during his first stint as Twins GM, that Terry Ryan was a trading partner to be feared, largely because of his ability to turn throw-in prospects into major league contributors. There are stories -- likely apocryphal -- of opposing GMs deeming a low-level prospect untouchable because Ryan had been inquiring as to his availab...


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How Aggressive Should the Twins Be About Trading Eduardo Nunez?

Posted by dwade , 09 June 2016 · 1,793 views
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How Aggressive Should the Twins Be About Trading Eduardo Nunez? The bright spots for the Twins have been few and far between this season, but they have been there. Joe Mauer’s hot start, Byung-Ho Park’s chase for the Golden Sledgehammer -- HitTrackerOnline ’s award for the longest average HR distance -- and the beginning of Robbie Grossman’s Hall-of-Fame run have been unexpected joys. None of these, however, can hold...


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Are The Twins Really One of the Worst Teams Ever?

Posted by dwade , 26 May 2016 · 923 views
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Are The Twins Really One of the Worst Teams Ever? With almost two full months of the season in the books, the number of Twins fans who believe there’s a playoff run in the cards has dwindled to almost nil. Those left clinging to hope are doing so against all visual and statistical evidence. Some fans are actively rooting for the team to break the Cleveland Spiders’ record for losses in a season (154) to...


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Charge of the Light (Hitting) Brigade: Who Should Lead The Twins' Attack?

Posted by dwade , 20 May 2016 · 906 views

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Charge of the Light (Hitting) Brigade: Who Should Lead The Twins' Attack? For much of the past 15 years or so, the Twins have had very easy decisions to make with the first spot in the batting order. Jacque Jones settled there, then handed the position over to Shannon Stewart, who was a fixture atop the order until 2006 when Luis Castillo joined the team. He held the role until 2008 when it was briefly handed over to Carlos Gom...