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Gimenez vs Garver

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:25 AM
Personally, IMHO, part of the overall success and quality play of our beloved Twins this season has been the addition of Castro and Gimin...

Benching Sano two days in a row

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:55 AM
Seriously? Good lord, every time Molitor takes a step forward he takes 3 steps back. Benching your best player back to back games bc of a...

Molitor, does he actually "get it"?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:49 AM
This game was as poorly managed as I have ever seen, guy hasn't improved at all. Baring a playoff berth he better be gone at seasons end.

Game Thread: Twins v Rays, 5/28 @ 1:10pm CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:03 PM
My ten years as a stringer – a freelance sportswriter for The Associated Press – spanned two distinct baseball eras. During the first, 19...

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The Twins Almanac for May 23-26

Posted by Matt Johnson , 22 May 2017 · 408 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 · 352 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 · 456 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 · 359 views
matt lecroy, tom brunansky and 1 more...
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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...


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The Twins Almanac for May 17

Posted by Matt Johnson , 17 May 2017 · 579 views
bob allison, hank aaron and 3 more...
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May 17, 1963
Allison Has Twins' First 3-HR Game

Bob Allison became the first Minnesota Twin to hit three home runs in a game in an 11-4 Twins win in Cleveland. He was 3-for-5 on the day with six RBI. His batting average at the end of the day was .330. He would finish his All-Star ‘63 season with a .271 AVG, 35 HRs, and 91 RBI.

Harmon Killebrew and...