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MLB.com report on instructional league prospects

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In case you haven't seen it, mlb.com has published an article on the prospects at instructional league camp and their progress.   ht...

2020 MLB (non-Twins) Postseason Discussion Thread

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Feel free to chime in here about any of the (non-Twins) 2020 MLB postseason games!

YouTube TV Drops Fox Sports Regional Networks

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Does MLB and its TV affiliates (mostly Fox Sports channels) realize how idiotic they are being by not being available to be watched on ma...

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1987 Gladden Trade

Posted by Matt Johnson , 28 March 2016 · 2,505 views
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A week before the start of their 1987 championship season, the Twins released fan-favorite, Mickey Hatcher, and traded for the much more dynamic, Dan Gladden.

In exchange for the Dazzle Man and a player to be named later, the Twins sent two minor league relievers and a p...


Major Minnesotans: Tim McIntosh

Posted by Matt Johnson , 20 March 2016 · 1,401 views
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Major Minnesotans: Tim McIntosh 3/21 : It’s the birthday of 1983 Hopkins High School graduate and former Major Leaguer, Tim McIntosh. McIntosh played three seasons at the University of Minnesota before being selected in the 3rd round of the ‘86 draft by the Milwaukee Brewers.

McIntosh played in five games with the Brewers in 1990, making his Major League debut on September 3rd in Milw...


Major Minnesotans: Brad Hand

Posted by Matt Johnson , 19 March 2016 · 2,877 views
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Major Minnesotans: Brad Hand Miami Marlins pitcher, Brad Hand, was born on March 20th, 1990. The Marlins drafted Hand in 2008 in the 2nd round (52nd overall) out of Chaska High School. In his senior season at Chaska, the lefty went 8-2 with 2 saves, allowing only 6 earned runs in 68 innings for an 0.61 ERA. At the plate, Hand hit .352 with 8 HRs and 24 RBI.

Brad Hand made his Major...


Major Minnesotans: Hy Vandenberg

Posted by Matt Johnson , 16 March 2016 · 1,526 views
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Major Minnesotans: Hy Vandenberg March 17th is the birthday of Washburn High School (Mpls) alumnus and Major League pitcher, Harold "Hy" Vandenberg, born in 1906. He made his Major League debut with the Boston Red Sox in 1935 at age 29, though he wouldn't win his first game until 1940 with the New York Giants, and his 2nd not until 1944 with the Chicago Cubs. The 6'4" right-hander, who g...


Introducing Major Minnesotans

Posted by Matt Johnson , 16 March 2016 · 1,309 views
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Introducing Major Minnesotans I am a 32 year old student of the game and aspiring baseball writer, born and raised in Zimmerman, MN. I am a ‘02 graduate of the Elk River Area High School. Yes, I was there in 2000 -- albeit as the backup catcher -- when Paul Feiner dealt Joe Mauer the one and only strikeout of his high school career.

I recently began a project called Major Minnesotan...