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Buxton: "Pissed" at Twins for No Call-Up Decision...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:57 AM
According to the Star Tribune, Byron Buxton is displeased with the Twins after not being called up in September of 2018. According to Byr...

Non-Twins Off-season news, tidbits and transactions

Other Baseball Today, 01:59 AM
We had a thread for items around the baseball world that were worth sharing but not worth a thread of their own. Now that the 2018 season...

Article: What's the Plan with Tyler Austin?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:06 AM
When the Twins added C.J. Cron and essentially tabbed him as their 2019 first baseman, the move puzzled me. Not because of Cron so much a...

LEN3 Throws Cold Water on Hot Stove

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:52 PM
http://m.startribune...ings/502283381/ Don't get your hopes up. The Twins, according to LEN3, aren't going to do much at the winter meeti...

Mauer/Sano: Double Standard on Strength/Conditioning?

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:49 PM
According to the Star Tribune, Miguel Sano's workouts this off-season are being viewed by the Twins' front office, in an effort to more c...

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Life at the College World Series

Posted by Sarah , 25 May 2018 · 564 views

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Life at the College World Series Will this be the year the Gophers make it to the College World Series? Currently ranked #11 in the country, they will start regionals next week. Last summer, I had the opportunity to travel to Omaha for the first time to attend the College World Series. I know I’m getting close to college baseball’s epicenter when I tune in AM 1620 The Zone and hear the b...


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Minnesota premiere of "Legends of the Road" highlights baseball's history

Posted by Sarah , 15 October 2017 · 1,207 views

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Minnesota premiere of "Legends of the Road" highlights baseball's history “Sure, we knew about racism – met it every day. But we loved playing ball and that field wasn’t black or white, just beautiful green grass. It treated everybody the same.” Negro Leaguer Joe Scott

As one of the official reviewers for the Twin Cities Film Fest, I am provided with advance screeners for many of the movies selected to be shown at the annual O...


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Live From CHS Field...It's A World Premiere

Posted by Sarah , 09 March 2017 · 1,231 views

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Live From CHS Field...It's A World Premiere In what may be the only time I’m ever in the men’s restroom at CHS Field, I took in the world premiere of “Safe at Home” last night, Mixed Blood Theatre’s new show about baseball, race and immigration. The story takes place prior to game seven of the World Series and centers on whether a Dominican pitcher scheduled to start the biggest game of his career...


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Go "Behind the Voice" with Sean Aronson

Posted by Sarah , 09 December 2016 · 1,542 views

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Go "Behind the Voice" with Sean Aronson “Babies for everyone!” was one of St. Paul Saints broadcaster Sean Aronson’s more memorable calls during the 2016 season. (It referred to a hitting tear Saints third baseman Nate Hanson went on after returning to the lineup following the birth of his child.) Throughout the year, sports fans let a few dulcet toned folks into their lives on a daily basis to...


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They Played for the Love of the Game

Posted by Sarah , 02 June 2016 · 1,332 views

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They Played for the Love of the Game More than 100 years ago Minnesota was home to one of the best baseball teams in the country. The St. Paul Colored Gophers, who in 1909 beat the Chicago-based Leland Giants for the title of “Blackball World Champions,” are just one of the teams highlighted in the new book “They Played for the Love of the Game: Untold Stories of Black Baseball in Minnesota”...


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A Glimpse Into the Life of an Official Scorer

Posted by Sarah , 17 May 2016 · 4,544 views

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A Glimpse Into the Life of an Official Scorer “How is that a hit?” Most baseball fans have said this after the scoreboard flashes the result on a sharp grounder or botched fly ball. The person in charge of making these hit/error determinations is the official scorer, often an anonymous recorder of stats until their judgment puts them in the spotlight. Recently I had a chance to shadow Stew Thornley,...


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Baseball Stats Galore - Join SABR on May 16 for Free Talk

Posted by Sarah , 01 May 2016 · 778 views

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Baseball Stats Galore - Join SABR on May 16 for Free Talk “I know that guy had an extra RBI in 1954.” Minnesotan Hans van Slooten gets these inquiries daily as the primary developer for Baseball-Reference.com. The Halsey Hall chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research invites you to join us at the Roseville Library on Monday, May 16 as we welcome Hans to give a presentation on this popular site that h...


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The "other" spring training

Posted by Sarah , 15 March 2015 · 1,101 views

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I visited Arizona last weekend and since most of you will be posting about Florida I thought I’d add my thoughts about the “other” spring training. Arizona is nice because all of the teams are within about 20 minutes of Phoenix and if you fly out of MSP you have a few options on airlines. The main thing I didn’t like about the Phoenix area is that you wil...


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Connect With Baseball History Through SABR

Posted by Sarah , 05 December 2014 · 1,215 views

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Connect With Baseball History Through SABR While the dark, cold days of winter can be an ideal time to dive into research on baseball history, as a lifelong baseball fan I have to ask...is there ever a bad time to talk about baseball history? I serve as co-chair of the research committee for the local chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research and invite other Twins Daily readers to ge...


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42: A Review

Posted by Sarah , 13 April 2013 · 431 views

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I had the pleasure of watching the movie “42” last night so thought I would post my review. The beginning credits alert us that it was “based on a true story.” Really? Who knew! (Maybe there was a specific reason they had to include that, I don’t know.) The opening scenes paint the picture of the country at the time- when black men returned from fighting...