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Article: Twins Minor League Report (7/19): Jaylin Davis H...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:15 AM
Jaylin Davis is as close to being automatic as you can get right now. He slugged his 13th home run in what was just his 31st game with Ro...

Game Thread: Oakland A's @ Twins, 7:10 p.m.CDT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:13 AM
Welcome to another Game Thread. A few thoughts:   Big Momentum Shift Game   This is a big game today.The Super Rosario homer la...

Matt Magill DFAd

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:13 AM
The Minnesota Twins just announced that RH RP Matt Magill has been DFAd. Kohl Stewart recalled, likely in a new role.    

Article: Twins Game Recap (7/19): Twins Have No Answer To...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:58 AM
The Twins took the lead early, couldn’t hold on to it and were shut out by Oakland pitchers for six straight innings, losing 5-3 at the e...

Article: Cleveland Starts 3-Game Series Against Team of O...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:16 AM
Soft schedule gets softer for the AL Central’s defending champs.Minnesota's mild slump over the last month has coincided with a Cleveland...

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Players Make Plays

Posted by Hosken Bombo Disco , 06 May 2019 · 722 views
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It’s April 16, 2018. The Twins own a 7-4 record. The front office has added free agents at several key positions to complement an 85-win team from the previous year that earned its first post-season berth in seven years.

It's April 16, and despite a string of postponements due to an early spring snowstorm, the team is playing well, and flying to Puerto R...


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Offense v. Defense thought experiment

Posted by Hosken Bombo Disco , 09 September 2018 · 1,078 views

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I posted this idea in a discussion thread, but I do think it fits better in the blog section or in its own thread, but chose blog. I will leave the scenario as I posted it in the other thread.

Anyway, in light of a recent debate on the value of defense, I came up with a problem. It would be interesting to run a simulation on this or hear what inputs othe...


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On acquiring Yu Darvish or Gerrit Cole

Posted by Hosken Bombo Disco , 06 January 2018 · 1,928 views
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On Monday, Rhett Bollinger of MLB wrote that the Minnesota Twins are still more likely to upgrade their pitching rotation for 2018 through free agency than by trade.

And on Tuesday, MLB Trade Rumors reported off of a 1500 ESPN tweet that pitchers’ agents were getting the sense that the Twins (i.e., Derek Falvey and Thad Levine) were putting off talks un...


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Ervin Santana and his second compete game shutout

Posted by Hosken Bombo Disco , 23 May 2017 · 1,557 views
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Ervin Santana is on top of his game.

Earlier this evening, Santana blanked the Baltimore Orioles in a complete game win. It's his second complete game shutout on the season. Santana allowed just two hits, two walks, no runs, and no baserunners after the fifth inning.

Santana owns a 7-2 record with a 1.80 ERA in ten starts. In 70.0 innings, he has allow...


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Four things I am watching this week

Posted by Hosken Bombo Disco , 24 April 2017 · 1,340 views
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The Twins sit at 8-10 through their first 18 games.

The Twins are in a much better spot than last season, but considering that opening series sweep against Kansas City, the Twins have been heading in the wrong direction recently.

The Twins begin a six game road trip in Texas tonight. I want to get my hasty thoughts down for the upcoming week.

There's n...