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Plan to reduce minor league teams

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 05:15 PM
https://www.nytimes....ue-changes.html   https://www.baseball...r-league-teams/   It would appear that MLB must be thinking the...

Front Page: Dealing with Wheeler Gets Minnesota an Ace

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:30 PM
This offseason the Minnesota Twins chief focus is going to be on acquiring impact pitching. The front office has suggested as much, and w...

2019 MLB (Non-Twins) Postseason Discussion Thread

Other Baseball Today, 04:20 PM
Here's thread for general (non-Twins) 2019 MLB postseason discussion!

Front Page: Hot Corner Consideration: Potential Third Bas...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:35 PM
Inside the Twins’ meeting rooms this winter, plenty of discussion will be focused on starting pitching. However, third base should be a s...

Front Page: Twins Daily 2019 Awards: Most Valuable Player

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:30 PM
The 2019 Twins were propelled to 101 victories by a wide range of contributions, and that dynamic was reflected in our polling for team M...

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Happy Birthday, Jim Perry

Posted by Matt Johnson , 30 October 2017 · 2,561 views

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Happy Birthday, Jim Perry It’s the birthday of Twins all-time great Jim Perry, born in Williamston, North Carolina in 1935.

Perry came up with the Cleveland ballclub in 1959 at the age of 23, finishing runner-up to Washington’s Bob Allison in American League Rookie of the Year balloting. His sophomore season he tied with Baltimore’s Chuck Estrada for the AL lead with 18 wins. He...


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The Twins Almanac for May 23-26

Posted by Matt Johnson , 22 May 2017 · 1,385 views

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May 23, 1991
Kirby Puckett Has Second 6-Hit Game

Kirby Puckett collected six hits for the second time in his career, going 6-for-7 with five singles and a triple, scoring two runs in an eleven-inning loss to Texas at the Metrodome. His sixth hit, a single, came in the eleventh inning. The game was tied 5-5 entering the eleventh, but the Rangers wer...


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The Twins Almanac for May 23

Posted by Matt Johnson , 21 May 2017 · 1,040 views

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May 22
Happy 77th Birthday, Mick Tingelhoff

It's the birthday of longtime Vikings center (1962-'78) and 2015 Hall of Fame inductee Mick Tingelhoff, born in Lexington, Nebraska in 1940.



May 22
Happy 74th Birthday, Tommy John

It's the birthday of 26-year major league pitcher and 1994 Minnesota Twins broadcaster Tommy John, born in Terre Ha...


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The Twins Almanac: Weekend Edition

Posted by Matt Johnson , 19 May 2017 · 1,351 views
rod carew, tom brunansky and 3 more...
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May 20, 1970
Carew Hits for First Cycle in Twins History

Rod Carew hit for the first cycle in Twins history in a 10-5 win in Kansas City. He completed the cycle with an eighth-inning triple, driving in Cesar Tovar. Carew was 4-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored on the day. After Carew’s triple, St. Cloud Cathedral High School graduate and futur...


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The Twins Almanac for May 18-19

Posted by Matt Johnson , 17 May 2017 · 1,019 views
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May 18, 1969
Rod Carew Steals Second, Third, and Home

With the Billy Martin-managed Twins trailing 2-0 in Detroit, Cesar Tovar led off the bottom of third with a single off of Mickey Lolich. Then, with Rod Carew at the plate, Tovar was balked to second and stole third. Perhaps distracted by Tovar, Lolich walked Carew. Then, with Harmon Killebrew at...