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Clayton Kershaw to the DL

Other Baseball Yesterday, 11:32 PM
Only 10 game DL but he's been off this year. I wonder if the Dodgers would pay a good price for Ervin Santana. Couple guys in their org w...

DFA to Breslow

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:36 PM
This is probably the end of a long major league career made longer b y Twins decision to give him a roster spot after Spring Training....

Article: DET 9, MIN 6: Twins Drop to Third in Division, 2...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:41 PM
With an ugly loss to Detroit Sunday, the Twins dropped to third place in the AL Central, and they’re now 2.5 games out of first place. Th...

Article: Catching Curiosities

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:59 PM
Twins pitchers have been much more successful this season when Jason Castro has been behind the plate. Are there stats we can point to th...

Article: Deadline Primer: The National League Central

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:41 PM
Last week, Seth took a look at the trade landscape in the National League West, calling out some players from the Padres and Giants who c...

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My First Game

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 09 February 2015 · 593 views
first game, family, we love it
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It's strange to say for someone who has written this blog for nearly seven years, but I've never written in depth about my first Twins game. But I have a good reason for that.

I don't really remember it.

I've tried to. I've imagined Kirby Puckett legging out a triple. I wishfully think that it was the Orioles so I can say that I saw Cal Ripken in the mi...


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15 Resolutions for 2015

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 04 January 2015 · 735 views
new years resolution
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In the spirit of the New Year, we have 15 New Years Resolutions to offer for 15 key parts of Twins Territory.

The resolutions are available in our New Gallery Album "Resolutions"...which hopefully will turn up as part of this post

Any additions you want to make, or suggestions for how to make these resolutions more attainable are always welcome.


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The Battle over Torii Hunter

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 03 December 2014 · 1,106 views
torii hunter, writers and 1 more...
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He's back. Torii Hunter is back, and in the 7 hours of his official presence in a Twins line-up again there are two clear camps in response to his return.


In the blue corner, weighing in at 140 characters, 140,000 grey hairs in the last four seasons and 140 million liters of digital ink are the analytically minded, podcast savvy, SABR-metrical, writers,...


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#14,001

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 24 November 2014 · 842 views
tony oliva, hall of fame
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For the last three years, the Murphy family has tried to answer a single question: how can we help get Tony Oliva in the Hall of Fame ?
http://votetonyo.com...lub-300x200.jpg The Vote Tony O Team
No one asked them to answer that question. Not the Twins. Not Tony himself. They weren't...


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If the Twins were Scotches

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 28 October 2014 · 1,816 views
scotch bet, eduardo escobar and 3 more...
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After our second year of watching and gambling on Twins baseball, we Peanuts from Heaven had our annual pay-off dinner/drinking fest at the St. Paul Grill, aligning perfectly with Game One of the World Series. And while Stinky bemoaned Alcides Escobar's lousy pitch selection (seriously, three pitches up by his eyes? I mean...who does he think he is, Delmo...


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Laughing through the Pain: Another Way to Look at Twins Hitting

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 21 October 2014 · 1,619 views
season review, kennys vargas and 2 more...
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A year ago I offered an alternative statistic for measuring player worth--not in wins/losses, but in the far more useful field of entertaining the fan base: Amusement Above Replacement Player (AARP ) for short. The statistic is measured in five key categories on a scale of -2 to +2,
Play
Nickname:
Physical Traits:
Personality/Demeanor:
Oddities:...


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Laughing through the Pain: Another Way to Look at Twins Pitching

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 20 October 2014 · 947 views
season review, brian duensing and 3 more...
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A year ago I offered an alternative statistic for measuring player worth--not in wins/losses, but in the far more useful field of entertaining the fan base: Amusement Above Replacement Player (AARP ) for short. The statistic is measured in five key categories on a scale of -2 to +2,
Play:
Nickname:
Physical Traits:
Personality/Demeanor:
Oddities:...


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An Unconventional Choice for the Next Twins Manager

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 29 September 2014 · 4,284 views
manager, ron gardenhire
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Here's the truth. Both of us peanuts love Ron Gardenhire. We know that we're in the minority there...especially after the last four years...but c'mon, he looks like a little garden gnome. He's ADORABLE!

Seriously though, thank you for the support you provided and the lack of lawsuits you threw our way Gardy. You're a cool dude.

But now our attention tur...


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These Games DO Matter

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 28 September 2014 · 615 views
betting, twinning, scotch
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You would be forgiven for assuming that this last week's worth of games did not matter. That things were irrelevant, unneccessary and wholly ornamental (well...for everyone but the Tigers).

But the truth is that these games have proven that we have good news in town again, a champion, a victor, a bonafide winner!

And that winner...is me. Yay for me!

Ye...


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Cliff Notes Guide to the 2014 Twins: "The Insistent Tune of a Broken Violin on an August Afternoon"

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven , 01 September 2014 · 862 views
cliff notes, trades, prospects and 1 more...
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Chs. 4-5: July and August

The fledgling, flickering hope alive in the hearts of the Twins and their fans at the end of June was doused with the frigid realization of inadequacy. The pivotal moment established by the previous chapters' foreshadowing was for the "All-Star Game" to be held in the middle of July.


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