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Front Page: Can the Twins Become the New Astros? Part 2

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:27 PM
After looking into the similarities in the use of analytics, technology, and communication in both the Twins and Astros organizations in...

Front Page: Dealing with Wheeler Gets Minnesota an Ace

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:22 PM
This offseason the Minnesota Twins chief focus is going to be on acquiring impact pitching. The front office has suggested as much, and w...

Front Page: EXCLUSIVE: Twins Looking to Replace TC Bear w...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:05 PM
"How hard could it be?"Twins Daily has learned that the Minnesota Twins plan to replace the human who portrayed beloved fake bear TC with...

Front Page: Twins Trade Targets: 4 Potential Starting Pit...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:04 PM
The Minnesota Twins are in store for a starting rotation overhaul this offseason with only Jose Berrios and Martin Perez under contract....

2019/20 Off-season Manager Openings

Other Baseball Today, 04:17 PM
With the season winding down, let's talk about what manager spots will be open this winter. Already open: Kansas City - Ned Yost retirin...

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2020 Offseason Blueprint

Posted by diehardtwinsfan , 16 October 2019 · 583 views

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Overall, it's not hard to be excited about the Twins in 2020 given a 101 win season in 2019. The ending certainly wasn't ideal, but 2019 showed us that our window is open and it should be for a few years. Cleveland remains the only real competition in the central. Chicago is up and coming, but they are likely another year or two away before they can have...


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2019 Season FA relievers at the half way point

Posted by diehardtwinsfan , 09 July 2019 · 1,014 views

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This is my second installment tracking all of the FA relievers. This was a personal nit to pick with the front office given the team's need and the plethora of available options. At the quarter pole though , the results were not as good as I'd have liked personally. At this point, the sample sizes are large enough that we should be able to get a feel for...


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My 2016 offseason plan

Posted by diehardtwinsfan , 10 October 2016 · 1,158 views

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103. That's truly a terrible number, and it's been some time since the Twins have been able to earn the top pick overall. This season was an abomination, especially given the high hopes that Twins fans had coming in. There's no need to really go over what went wrong.There's a number of things, but pitching most definitely tops the list. It finished second...


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2016 Top 30 Minnesota Prospects

Posted by diehardtwinsfan , 06 June 2016 · 1,508 views

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It has been an ugly year in Minnesota so far, as this team is in the race for the number one overall pick next season, and unfortunately they seem to be doing everything possible to bungle it up. The DFA of Arcia has really kind of irked me as he's the type of young talent I would think this team would be wanting to grow with, and to be honest this is pro...


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2015 Top 30 prospects

Posted by diehardtwinsfan , 24 May 2015 · 1,504 views

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I like doing prospect lists sometime after the draft and after some rookie ball has been played. In part because it's a bit of a slow time of the year in the minor league forums and in the last few years, it's been relatively slow in the major league forums. This is a link to my top 25 from last season . Most of these guys are still in the system, and tha...


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2014/15 Offseason Plans

Posted by diehardtwinsfan , 26 September 2014 · 1,265 views

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Now that the season has wound down and the Twins have finished their fourth consecutive 90 loss season, it's time to start looking at a plan for 2015. While the 2014 season did not look so great in the record book, there were some very nice building blocks for the team. For one, the offense did quite well. This is especially noteworthy given that at the b...


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Top 25 Minnesota Twins Prospects 2014

Posted by diehardtwinsfan , 07 August 2014 · 3,425 views

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Last year, I decided to put together a top 20 list that became a top 21 list (b/c I forgot to include Kepler) towards the end of the season in large part b/c the product on the field was pretty bad and b/c I wanted something to talk about. It seems like it could be a fairly fun tradition to maintain, so I'm doing it again this year. I've expanded it out...


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Offseason plan for 2014

Posted by diehardtwinsfan , 29 September 2013 · 418 views

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A lot of ink has been spilled on the abomination of a season that encompassed the Twins 2013 year, and there are certainly differences of opinions as to what should happen next. Looking at the season in the rear view mirror, there were some good things to come from it. The most notable was the emergence of Brian Dozier at 2nd. Behind that was a pen tha...


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A return to the 2013 FA pitching market half way through the season.

Posted by diehardtwinsfan , 21 July 2013 · 529 views

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In light of John's recent suggestion , I went ahead and compiled the results of the 2013 free agent pitching market. I excluded pitchers that ended up as relievers, and I excluded pitchers such as baseballs version of Gandolf the Gray (Jamie Moyer) who did not sign.

The results were surprisingly better than I thought they'd be, but I'm not so certain...


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My offseason plan

Posted by diehardtwinsfan , 02 November 2012 · 621 views

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It's no secret as to where the Twins struggled last season. Starting pitching was by far the worst, but the Twins were left lacking up the middle as well as in the pen. The good news is that from a hitting standpoint, the Twins look fairly set going forward. Rochester's OF should consist of 3 decent prospects in Arcia, Hicks, and Benson (though Benson'...