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Article: Kepler A Role Model For German Baseball

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:35 AM
Last Friday in the lunch room of the Twins academy in Ft. Myers, players were eating after their morning workout and before their afterno...

Twins Spring Training Highlights

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:27 AM
I'll try to update this thread anytime I'm able to grab some spring training highlights. Here are a few from today:  

Article: Report From The Fort: Closing Time?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:22 AM
Joe Nathan. Jon Rauch. Matt Capps. Glen Perkins. Brandon Kintzler. Fernando Rodney.The names have changed, but without exception, the Twi...

Article: Report From The Fort: Tyler Austin's Precari...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:10 AM
FT. MYERS, FL – After being acquired from the Yankees last July, Tyler Austin quickly caught the attention of Twins fans with his incredi...

Article: Report From The Fort: Breaking Down Baldelli...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:10 AM
FT. MYERS, FL – Was Rocco Baldelli's starting lineup on Monday a preview of the one we'll see at Target Field on Opening Day? The manager...

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Twins Could Have New GM By Mid-Sept., Tampa's Chaim Bloom A Candidate?

Posted by Tom Froemming , 12 August 2016 · 2,053 views

Community Blog Post
The Twins have been very under the radar in their search for a new general manager, but could the team be in a position to announce a new hire before the end of the 2016 season? Recent remarks from Star Tribune reporter Phil Miller certainly make that sound like a real possibility.

Miller joined host Michael Rand on the most recent episode of the Star Tr...


Hector "Houdini" Santiago: New Pitcher Excels With Runners On

Posted by Tom Froemming , 02 August 2016 · 1,006 views
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In the wake of the Twins acquiring Hector Santiago from the Angels, some have questioned how big of an upgrade he'll be over Ricky Nolasco, mainly pointing to Nolasco's vastly superior numbers in terms of FIP (fielding independent pitching). While the peripheral stats may be in Nolasco's favor, they don't tell the whole story.

The biggest divide between...


To Tank Or Not To Tank?

Posted by Tom Froemming , 21 July 2016 · 1,335 views

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After getting off to the worst start in franchise history, the Twins appear to be turning things around this month, but is that something fans should be excited about? It seems like a crazy question, but when you look at the big picture could it be in the best interest of the team's future to tank the rest of the season?

In the MLB there is nothing but i...


Grieving the 2016 Minnesota Twins

Posted by Tom Froemming , 14 May 2016 · 713 views

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It's never good when a baseball team leads you to research the stages of grief, but that's exactly the type of thing the 2016 Twins are inspiring. Here's how my grieving through the 2016 season has gone so far.

Stage 1: Denial and Isolation

Last time I checked in, I was looking for hope with the Twins at 0-8 . I wrote that there was plenty of time to t...


Finding Hope At 0-8

Posted by Tom Froemming , 13 April 2016 · 975 views

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There isn't a whole lot you can look back at and be positive about from the Twins 0-8 start this season, but here comes the sun (do do do do). There's a string of 70-degree temperatures coming up, and things can only go up from here for the Twins.

Yes, it's lame to write about the weather, but you can't be a Minnesotan and not talk about the weather, esp...