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Article: Twins Add Gordon, Wade, Arraez To 40-Man Roster

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 04:56 AM
Tuesday night, the Twins announced that they have added infielders Nick Gordon and Luis Arraez and outfielder LaMonte Wade to their 40-ma...

Article: Rundown: Target Field Security, Offseason Expect...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:55 AM
Target Field is undergoing yet another fairly major update this offseason, the focus being around Gate 34. Rochelle Olson of the Star Tri...

Article: REPORT: Twins, D-Backs Discussing Paul Goldschmi...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:55 AM
Joe Mauer’s retirement has left a big hole in the Twins infield. However, the team might be looking to make a big splash on the trade mar...

Article: Rundown: Judy From Big Lake, Baldelli-Buxton Mee...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:20 AM
The Twins held a Fan Forum for season ticket holders last week and made the audio available on their site. The entire forum lasted more t...

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Offense v. Defense thought experiment

Posted by Hosken Bombo Disco , 09 September 2018 · 451 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 · 1,513 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 · 1,390 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 · 1,154 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...


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Too-late idea for stretching out Berrios

Posted by Hosken Bombo Disco , 26 March 2017 · 1,169 views
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On Saturday, the Twins announced that young pitcher Jose Berrios would be demoted to Rochester to start the season. The reason, according to manager Paul Molitor, was "that the lack of work and consistency of work ... to try and rush the buildup here in the last ten days to try and get him ready to try and be in that spot didn’t make a lot of sense to me....