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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:54 PM
The order o' tonight's service will be as follows... Would the congregation please rise for the singing hymn #25 "Nothing but Raindrops"...

Bobby Wilson

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:12 PM
How much longer is the team going to continue to trot out a 35 year old catcher hitting .138?It makes zero sense and I get that there is...

Article: What's the Deal with Matt Magill?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:13 PM
Spending time with my in-laws by choice. The Minnesota Twins stealing a base. Paul Molitor using Matt Magill out of the Twins bullpen.The...

Article: Twins Select Trevor Larnach in the First Round o...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:49 PM
Bob Jones (1966), Johnny Ard (1988), Torii Hunter (1993), Denard Span (2002), Trevor Plouffe (2004) and Chris Parmelee (2006) were all se...

Article: The Gib is Up, Kyle Is For Real

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:29 PM
There’s no need to remind you of what Kyle Gibson was, we’re all aware. Early on in the 2017 season, the former first round pick looked l...

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Don't look now, but Tyler Duffey is pitching very well at Rochester

Posted by Lee-The-Twins-Fan , 19 April 2018 · 668 views
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Don't look now, but Tyler Duffey is pitching very well in Rochester.

He's pitched eight innings so far, all in relief, in three games, and he's done something that's a bit odd: He has a 2-1 record with NO EARNED RUNS allowed. (He's allowed two unearned runs.)

He's struck out 10 in 8 innings, and has issued no walks and only 2 hits (That's a 0.25 WHIP ra...


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No pressure

Posted by Lee-The-Twins-Fan , 02 April 2018 · 1,335 views

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First Jake Odorizzi pitches six innings of shutout baseball in the opening game.

Then Kyle Gibson pitches six innings of shutout and hitless baseball – arguably a step above Odorizzi..

Yesterday, Jose Berrios pitches nine innings of three-hit, one walk, six strikeout baseball - even better than Gibson..

Today, Starter Lance Lynn pitches at noon, centr...


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Have Romero be the opening day starter

Posted by Lee-The-Twins-Fan , 12 March 2018 · 601 views
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Manager Paul Molitor has not yet named his opening day starter. I have an out-of-the-box suggestion: Fernando Romero.

Romero has not yet allowed a run - or a hit - in spring training. He's been nearly perfect.

Yes, I know, he's not expected to make the opening day roster. Here's my thinking:

• Clearly Ervin Santana cannot be the opening day starter – h...


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Ron Gardenhire hired as Detroit manager

Posted by Lee-The-Twins-Fan , 20 October 2017 · 566 views

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Former Twins skipper Ron Gardenhire has signed a three-year contract to manage the Detroit Tigers, according to MLBTradeRumors.

Here is the link .


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25-man roster make-ups

Posted by Lee-The-Twins-Fan , 06 April 2016 · 737 views
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On Tuesday, I checked the 25-man rosters of all 30 MLB teams, checking not for quality, but quantity - of players by positions. While this may not be the opening day roster, it was probably close.
Of the 30 teams:
• Most had 12 pitchers. Two teams - the Athletics and the Mets had 11 pitchers. the Mets actually only had 24 players on the 25-man roster. The...