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Article: MIN 16, LAA 7: Twins Slug 8 More Home Runs, Swee...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:43 PM
The Twins hit eight more home runs Thursday afternoon, giving them 98 on the year. Wow. The lineup jumped all over Matt Harvey, scoring e...

Article: Building for Primetime

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:15 PM
By the end of next week, the Minnesota Twins will be more than a third of the way through their 2019 schedule. After completing a dominan...

Game Thread: Twins @ Angels, 5/23, 3:07 CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:53 PM
Nothing like an unplanned baseball game taking place on a should be off day! The Twins were part of the third rainout in Los Angeles sinc...

Brusdar?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:48 PM
Brusdar is in Minneapolis today. I wonder why...

Article: Where's the Weakness?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:47 PM
Most of Twins Territory is riding high with the Twins remarkable start to the season. Minnesota’s offense looks like it is one of the bes...

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Happy Birthday, Jim Perry

Posted by Matt Johnson , 30 October 2017 · 2,349 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 · 1,301 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 · 973 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 · 1,234 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 · 940 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...