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Article: Game Thread: Twins v Diamondbacks, 8/18 @ 7:10pm CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:06 PM
And… we move onto the Diamondbacks, starting a 3-game series at Target Field tonight. This is some tough pitching back to back. The India...


Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:05 PM
I think he should be the starting SS until we are out of the wild card (maybe longer). He is a really good fielder and has hit pretty wel...

Fangraphs: Updated Top 10 Prospect List

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 08:52 PM
Fangaphs posted their updated Top 10 Prospect lists for teams in the AL Central. There's a new #1 on the list! 

Mitch Garver - 2017

Adopt A Prospect 2017 Today, 08:39 PM
Mitch Garver:   He has a STRONG beard in this pic!  Position: C  B/T: R/R Height: 6'1" Weight: 220 lbs of STEEL Birthday:...

Mitch Garver's College Coach Tweets That He's Hea...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:55 PM
Coach Birmingham tweeted it, Gail Garver -- Mitch's mom retweeted it.   http://zonecoverage....e-mitch-garver/

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Twins Pitching Trends and My Brooks Baseball Bookmark

Posted by nicksaviking , 10 April 2017 · 817 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 · 1,356 views

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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 · 834 views

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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 · 780 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...