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Twins should hire Mike Maddux

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:15 PM
Nice article at TwinkieTown about going after Maddux, the recently fired Nats pitching coach. Myjah notes that Levine worked with him for...

Article: The Brian Dozier Trade That Almost Was

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:07 PM
Sometimes, the best trades are the ones you don't make.That old sports adage certainly seems to apply with regards to the first big test...

Article: Supplementing the Twins: Tyler Chatwood

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:02 PM
Continuing on with the Supplementing the Twins series, it’s time to take a look at another pitcher. Last week, the subject was Lance Lynn...

Article: Diving Into The Offseason: A Sano Extension?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:33 PM
In the last week, we have considered potential contract extensions for Brian Dozier and Byron Buxton. Today, we will attempt to consider...

Rosenthal: Gardy to be the new Tigers manager

Other Baseball Today, 02:33 PM
According to Ken Rosenthal, the Tigers have chosen Ron Gardenhire to be their next manager, pending the completion of a contract. ...

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Twins Pitching Trends and My Brooks Baseball Bookmark

Posted by nicksaviking , 10 April 2017 · 872 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 · 1,384 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 · 859 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 · 794 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...