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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:50 AM
Phil Miller at the Star Tribune spoke with Twins general manager Terry Ryan and team president Dave St. Peter regarding the 2015 payroll....

Article: Twins Minor League Report (AFL Week 2): The Rosa...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:45 AM
The second week of the Arizona Fall League season included a tie for the Salt River Rafters as their game on Friday went 11 innings, and...

World Series starts Tuesday...

More Baseball Today, 12:03 AM
...so who do you like? I picked KC as my adopted team going into the postseason, so I'll ride that horse and say the Cinderella story has...

Article: Postseason Review: Phil Hughes

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:50 AM
Barring injury, Phil Hughes will be the opening day starting pitcher for the Twins in 2015. Hughes pitched in 2014 as a 28-year old, so h...

Baseball America Grades 2009 MLB Draft by Team

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 10:51 PM
Baseball America recently reviewed the 2009 drafts of each Major League team and gives them a letter grade.   The Twins get a B with...

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Our Hall of Fame!

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 20 February 2014 · 23 views

If you'd like to vote for the Peanuts from Heaven Hall of Fame , check out our original blog and all the nerdery and entertaining images associated with it.

Once again the sounds of horsehide hitting leather mitts is resounding throughout the sunny fields of Arizona and Florida, and if we ever get to turn off our snowblowers we might just hear it up h...


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Best. Present. Ever.

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 24 January 2014 · 19 views




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The Ken Burns' Test

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 03 January 2014 · 15 views

In one week, the Hall of Fame will announce who (if anyone) was elected to Cooperstown. There are a privileged few who get to vote for those hallowed halls, but just because most bloggers don't have a say, doesn't mean we can't use our blogs to have a say about literally everything else, including silly little exercises in analyzing Hall of Fame voting....


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The Twins' New Year's Resolutions

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 31 December 2013 · 49 views

It's been a while since our last post (blahblahblah job, blahblahblah earning salary, blahblahblah spending holiday time with friends and loved ones). But we're back with a very special post as we consider the 2014 resolutions of your Minnesota Twins.


Joe Mauer
Baseball Resolution: Hit like a boss now that defense doesn't crush my legs.
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A Winter Meeting's Guide to Twinsey World

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 09 December 2013 · 21 views

Monday marks the kickoff of the Winter Meetings in Orlando, Florida (aka: a convenient holiday for baseball executives and their families).


Naturally, as the Twins do their part at the Winter Meetings for the next four days, they may make time to have a little fun in the Happiest Place on Earth That is Also a Festering Swamp. But the attractions...


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What Ricky Nolasco Really Brings to the Twins

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 28 November 2013 · 16 views

News broke yesterday that former Marlins/Dodgers pitcher, Ricky Nolasco will be signing with the Twins (reportedly for a four/five year deal worth between 49 and 62 Million dollars).


There are many things to consider in this signing: the sudden acquisition of a (relative) strike out artist for a "pitch-to-contact" team; the commitment through 201...


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The Promise of Players: A Blueprint to Win the Game of Bases and Balls

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 09 November 2013 · 14 views

'Tis the season for the best baseball minds (and me) in the Twinsblogosphere to offer their takes on what the local 9 ought to do to improve their roster. Using the Twins Daily Offseason Handbook as a guide, you take your best crack at improving the Twins. Many bloggers dig deep for undervalued gems, or carefully consider how to balance free agency with...


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The 2013 Twins By the Only Stat that Matters (Pt. 3: Pitchers & Front Office)

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 25 October 2013 · 40 views

This is the first in a series of three articles evaluating the Twins 2013 Season. First we introduced the stat, then we used it to analyze hitters, finally we'll use it to analyze pitchers and staff members.


Anyone can evaluate a player's performance in the field, but what about their performance in the field of entertainment?


The Twins...


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The 2013 Twins by the Only Stat that Matters (Part 2: The Hitters)

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 23 October 2013 · 20 views

This is the second in a series of three articles evaluating the Twins 2013 Season. First we introduced the stat, now we're using it to analyze hitters, finally we'll use it to analyze pitchers.
Anyone can evaluate a player's performance in the field, but what about their performance in the field of entertainment?


The Twins completed their third str...


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The 2013 Twins By the Only Stat that Matters (Pt. 1: The Stat)

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 21 October 2013 · 59 views

This is the first in a series of three articles evaluating the Twins 2013 Season. First we introduce the stat, then we use it to analyze hitters, then we use it to analyze pitchers.


There's plenty of time to dissect the Twins' season, and there are plenty of people to do it. Rather than crunch the numbers or analyze the trends, I prefer to disse...