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Front Page: Offseason Blueprint: Generics Over Brand Names

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:11 AM
On a shelf sit two bottles of dishwasher gel. One is a brand name you’re familiar with, the other a generic. You start reaching for the b...

Front Page: Left Side, Strong Side: The Bar Has Been Raised

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:56 PM
The Minnesota Twins have had some pretty notable players take the field for them since the turn of the century. Joe Mauer, Torii Hunter,...

Front Page: Who Could the Twins Trade this Offseason?

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:56 PM
While we debate Eddie Rosario's trade value, he's far from the only asset the Twins might dangle in front of other teams. The Twins have...

Twins top 30 by Prospects Live

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 10:00 PM
Produced by yours truly. https://www.prospect...op-30-prospects The back end of the system is really quite interesting, and I’m finding t...

Sign Yasmani Grandal, be open to trading Nelson Cruz if M...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:40 PM
Mitch Garver had a tremendous home run rate in 2019. If he is anything close in 2020 to the hitter he was in 2019, the Twins' have a spec...

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A Tale of Two Organizations

Posted by mike8791 , 14 September 2019 · 2,091 views

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Well, we're down to nail-biting time. This weekend's series can likely determine both Cleveland's and the Twins' fate for the season. A sweep by either team likely spells the end for the losing team. Pretty obvious for Cleveland if they're on the losing end, but almost as obvious for a reeling Twins team headed in the wrong direction. That's just real...


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Is the Window Closing?

Posted by mike8791 , 26 August 2019 · 1,388 views

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2019 has been an exhilarating ride. This is easily the best Twins team since 2010(and arguably, since 2006). While success is by no means assured this year, suffice it to say that 2019 has brought us to the cusp of serious playoff contention. While recent erratic play, particularly in the rotation and in the field, has tempered our chances for advancem...


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A Suggestion for the FO for The Trade Deadline

Posted by mike8791 , 11 July 2019 · 1,521 views

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Lots of great ideas for what Falvey and company should be doing this month. If you believe,as I do, that this team is for real and with a few significant upgrades, have a realistic chance to go far in October, then half-way measures will be hard to take for us long-suffering fans.

Hard to say if there is a greater need in the rotation or bullpen. Let's...


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Earth to Falvey: The Window is Wide Open

Posted by mike8791 , 03 May 2019 · 1,882 views

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Most of us gnashed our teeth this past offseason when we heard the new team's philosophy that there is no reason to go all in until "the window is open". I say gnashed out teeth because many of us asked the question: how do you open the window wider without adding significant outside talent?

But Falvine stubbornly held the course by passing on virtually...


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Grading the Offseason

Posted by mike8791 , 23 February 2019 · 1,170 views

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Now that Marwin is on board, thought it would be a good idea to review the Twins' grade for the 18/19 offseason. Prior to this latest move, I would have given the FO a solid C for their efforts to date. A very positive step was taken by the Cruz signing, estimably their biggest FA signing of the winter. Finally, the team has a bona fide DH. When is th...