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Article: Is Paul Molitor the Right Man to Lead the Twins?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:40 AM
Shortly after they hired Paul Molitor as manager in November of 2014, the Twins invited me to Target Field for a one-on-one interview wit...

Ex-Twins in the Box Scores

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:23 AM
Baseball games are being played again! I know it's only spring training, but I'm a box score junkie and once again I can get my daily fix...

Article: Trying to Get a Reed on Addison

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:23 AM
Twins fans were thrilled when they signed Addison Reed this offseason on a two year deal worth approximately $16 million. Given the natur...

Go get Verlander

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:23 AM
http://www.espn.com/...astros-audition   Best possible combination of help in 2017 and help in the next couple years, right where th...

Article: Twins Minor League Report (6/18): Arraez, Sano L...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 12:46 AM
While the Rochester Red Wings had the day off, and the Chattanooga Lookouts and Cedar Rapids Kernels started their All Star breaks, today...

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Twins Pitching Trends and My Brooks Baseball Bookmark

Posted by nicksaviking , 10 April 2017 · 1,055 views

Community Blog Post
Just for fun because these are all small sample sizes here and they could do a complete 180 after one more appearance, but some interesting and largely encouraging things I noticed with Brooks Baseball pitch tracking.
Phil Hughes:
I wanted him out of the rotation all off season because his off-speed and breaking stuff vari...


So You Want to Make a Deal

Posted by nicksaviking , 27 July 2016 · 1,558 views

Community Blog Post
I can feel it, the anxiety around here is building, people are dying for some trade news. When the Twins were good they were loathe to part with young players to improve the club, when the club was bad they were so bad that they didn't have anything worth trading. Now we sit here with perhaps not exciting, but certainly plentiful trade chips. There have b...


Matt Bush Returns to Baseball

Posted by nicksaviking , 13 May 2016 · 1,021 views

Community Blog Post
Matt Bush has been called up from AA and is joining the Rangers 25-man roster. For those who don't know, or perhaps more aptly, don't remember, he was the much maligned High School shortstop, picked first overall in 2004 by San Diego. The pick was panned from the start as the Padres picked the hometown kid who played a premium position and passed up a per...


The Last Leaf

Posted by nicksaviking , 19 February 2016 · 881 views

Community Blog Post
The signing of Brian Duensing with the Kansas City Royals closes the book on a story that was started in 1989. In the first round of that year's draft, the Twins selected Texas A&M shortstop Chuck Knoblauch who would go on to spawn the trade that would put Twins GM Terry Ryan on the map and the fruits of that trade would be felt until 2015.

After sev...