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Twins Daily Roundtable is a weekly series. As part of this series, a question will be posed to the site’s writers and they will respond i...

Article: MIN 6, DET 1: Stewart Impresses, Rosario Exits D...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:29 AM
Kohl Stewart not only had his best outing so far with the Twins, but one of the better performances of any Twins rookie pitcher this seas...

Article: MIN 8, DET 2: Gonsalves Stymies Tigers

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:24 AM
Stephen Gonsalves pitched the best game of his young major league career Wednesday afternoon, holding the Tigers scoreless over six one-h...

LaMonte Wade - 2018

Adopt A Prospect 2018 Today, 09:12 AM
  LaMonte Wade Born Jan. 1st, 1994 in Baltimore, Maryland Raised in Owings Mills, MD Graduated H.S. From St. Paul's in Brokla...

Article: Playing Hurt

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:29 AM
On Monday night, Eddie Rosario re-aggravated a quad injury while chasing down a ball in the outfield. Add him to the growing list of batt...

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A Tale of Two Cities

Posted by mike8791 , 31 August 2018 · 363 views

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Sorry Dickens' fans, this is about the Twins, the Cubs and White Sox. As a lifetime Senators/Twins fan and a longtime resident of Chicago, I've followed all three franchises quite closely - thru thick and thin. Don't worry, we're not going all the way back to 1961 - just wanted to review all three team's recent "rebuilds" and see what lessons we might d...


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Pretenders or Contenders?

Posted by mike8791 , 28 August 2018 · 496 views

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Thought I might add my two cents as to what is needed in the offseason to vault the Twins into playoff contention. It should be clear by now that there are simply too many holes on this current group to seriously believe they would be strong contenders next year without significant additions(we'll leave the Manager position to others for now).

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Crushing or Flushing?

Posted by mike8791 , 16 December 2017 · 662 views

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The MLB meetings are officially over and many more questions remain than have been answered for most organizations. While the lack of activity, especially among the top player categories, has been surprising, there are some tentative conclusions that can be drawn about Falvine and their impact on the Twins. We recognize the jury is still out until the d...


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The New Management Team - How are they doing?

Posted by mike8791 , 14 November 2017 · 694 views

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The one year anniversary of the new Falvine Team has come and gone. We have a year's activity to judge this duo and like any new management there are some pluses and minuses, as follows:

PLUSES:

1. The Twins improved by 26 wins over 2016. In truth, even F&L's biggest supporters would be hard pressed to attribute this improvement to their actions...


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A Total System's Failure - Part II

Posted by mike8791 , 14 January 2017 · 1,201 views

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My first blog on TD site. Hope you enjoy!!

As background, while terribly discouraged about the team's 2016 season, I must say there was a major silver lining : recognition by ownership that Ryan and Company had failed miserably in his second attempt at a rebuild. Finding new baseball leadership was a breath of fresh air this dormant franchise has...