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FanGraphs: Mauer (and Utley) are Hall of Fame Worthy

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:10 AM
Jay Jaffe looked at the careers of recent retirees Joe Mauer and Chase Utley. He put them up against others at their positions according...

Article: Rundown: Mauer Being a Pain, Prospect Lists, Phi...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:57 AM
For as many words as there have been written and said about Joe Mauer, his legacy won’t truly be determined by what anybody outside the g...

Article: Believe in Byron Buxton

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:57 AM
On August 17th, 2017, Byron Buxton broke his own Statcast record by sprinting around the bases in 13.85 seconds on an inside-the-park hom...

I'm Bored of the Offseason

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:10 AM
Why is it in baseball we have to wait for weeks on end for anything to happen in free agency? In other sports like football and basketbal...

Article: AFL Report - Week 5: Air Force Ace

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 10:07 AM
What a difference a week can make in the small sample size of the Arizona Fall League as the Salt River Rafters followed up their string...

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Ode to Scoring Just One Run

Posted by Axel Kohagen , 30 May 2018 · 506 views
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Instead of writing an original piece of HIGH STRANGENESS to satisfy your curiosity, I am sharing a most EDIFYING piece in praise of the one solitary run the Twins are allowed to score in most games. 4 out of 6 since last we talked.

Gather, ye ball fans
As I make all clear
The most mirthful joy
Of our ONE run cheer!

To score runs PLURAL
Cannot be much fu...


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Stay Off the Moors!

Posted by Axel Kohagen , 23 May 2018 · 482 views
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Gather round the fire, ye baseball fans. Imagine, if you will, a roaring blaze licking from beneath a tent of shattered bat handles. Listen to the tale I am about to tell, for EVERY word is true.

I tell the tale . . . Of the BASEBALL WEREWOLF!

A baseball werewolf behaves in much the same way as your regular, meat and potatoes werewolf. The moon and the...


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Regarding This.

Posted by Axel Kohagen , 16 May 2018 · 708 views
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Joe Mauer’s DEVOTION regarding walking up to T.I.’s “What You Know?” is well-known and even generates some GOOD-NATURED RIBBING from the chaps who write baseball things.

Yet, has the STABLE SLUGGER hidden a message of PROFOUND SUPERNATURAL LORE within these words? Consider the following lyrics:

What you know about that?
What you know about that?
What y...


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Circle Me Controversy - OTHERWORLDLY SECRETS REVEALED!

Posted by Axel Kohagen , 09 May 2018 · 656 views
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(Note - it is my hope that we are far enough past the CIRCLE ME BERT CANCELLATION NIGHTMARE that I may impart some TRUTHFUL TRUTHS. If my voice is silenced suddenly, please leave a stick figure drawing of TC Bear in a City Pages on the big glove sculpture. My people will understand.)

Roswell, NM.

An alien spacecraft crashes in the desert. The cover-up b...


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It Ain't Over Til . . . Wait, the REDS?

Posted by Axel Kohagen , 02 May 2018 · 531 views
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Once, many of us still believed in a magical NORTH POLE where SANTA CLAUS makes everything all better (perhaps more of you would still believe if it wasn't for a terrible lie your parents told you to benefit BIG ELFING). Sadly, childhood may be the last time the lot of us all believed in a magical place ON EARTH! We Iowans once tried to pull some flim-fla...


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Yankees Put the "L" in Twins. Again.

Posted by Axel Kohagen , 25 April 2018 · 635 views

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Though the SPINNING WHIRLS OF THE SUPERNATURAL WORLD are often filled with lonely men in black t-shirts, nearly every Twins fan has pondered the UNBEARABLE SUFFERING of LOSING EVERY GAME to the NEW YORK YANKEES!

I hope I can somehow ease the EVERLASTING suffering of the sweet, TC-hatted heads in our community. How many of you have flung pillows at flat-s...


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Let's Lease a Yeti!

Posted by Axel Kohagen , 18 April 2018 · 623 views
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Why can't Target Field have a yeti?

Even a dedicated master of the art of SUPERNATURAL BASEBALL has trouble cobbling together enough words to delve into the spirit of this wonderful sport. It's difficult enough to put on a face to open your door in these days of late, late winter. No baseball cap upon your head but instead a STOCKING CAP where the pom po...


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Cold Shoulder to Land On

Posted by Axel Kohagen , 11 April 2018 · 677 views

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The day after Wednesday - which is the day I publish my evaluation of Twins baseball FROM BEYOND THE EXPERIENCE OF NORMAL BASEBALL MINDS - an epic, significant omen occured. Many have already rushed to offer insight upon this experience, which is a GRAVE MISTAKE! Only the knowledge of a professional supernatural baseball blogger should be considered in si...


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7 Times 15 Only Equals 28 Once

Posted by Axel Kohagen , 04 April 2018 · 3,194 views
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Imagine the Universe, swirling mysteriously across untold aeons and dimensions. Within this maelstrom, how can one isolate the force that is Mauer Power? How far does it extend? Is it more polite than other Universal forces, like Hulkamania?

My goals may be lofty in this Universe, and yet I am COMPELLED to write yet another column about Mauer and the hom...


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Opening Day Across the Dimensions

Posted by Axel Kohagen , 28 March 2018 · 667 views
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Some folks will tell you there's a special kind of magic to Opening Day. But ask a stathead to identify exactly what type of magic we're dealing with and the room goes quiet. Is it simply the crack of the bat, the taste of the hot dog, and the lack of parkas?

Surely this magic is there, but there are levels of mysteries in this world. Some of these myste...