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Game Thread: Twins vs. Tampa Bay 6/26/19 @ 7:10pm CST

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  Good afternoon to all of you wonderful Twins Daily Game Thread participants!  Beautiful day here in Minneapolis to watch a b...

Article: 2019 Twins Midseason Top Prospect List: 16-20

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 08:57 PM
How deep is the Minnesota Twins’ system right now? So deep that we have one of the best hitters in all of the Double-A level this season...

Article: Twins Minor League Report (6/25): Davis and Diaz...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 08:39 PM
It was a full slate of action in the Minnesota Twins system on Tuesday night and if not for a shutout on the road in the Florida State Le...

Article: Twins Can Welcome the Perfect Storm this Summer

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:08 PM
In case you haven’t been paying attention the Minnesota Twins are the best team in the American League. They trail only the Los Angeles D...

The Twins Almanac


The Twins Almanac for May 8

Posted by Matt Johnson , 07 May 2017 · 1,845 views
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May 8, 1967
Rookie Carew Has Twins' First 5-Hit Game

Rookie Rod Carew became the first Twin to collect five hits in a single game in a 7-4 Twins loss to the Senators at home in Bloomington. Rodney was 5-for-5 on the day with a double, an RBI, and run scored. The Twins had 11 hits in total, but no other Twin had more than one.

Kirby Puckett set a...


The Twins Almanac for May 7

Posted by Matt Johnson , 06 May 2017 · 1,152 views
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May 7, 1965
Twins Commit Seven Errors

The Twins committed seven errors in a 13-5 loss to the White Sox on their home turf in Bloomington. Shortstop Zoilo Versalles and third baseman Rich Rollins each committed two errors, while Harmon Killebrew, Earl Battey and St. Paul native Jerry Kindall added one each. Every infielder plus the catcher committed an...


The Twins Almanac for April 30-May 6

Posted by Matt Johnson , 30 April 2017 · 2,471 views

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April 30, 1961
Killebrew’s First HR as a Twin

Trailing the White Sox 5-2 in the bottom of the 11th in Bloomington, Harmon Killebrew hit his first home run in a Twins uniform. The White Sox held on to win 5-3 with Bob Shaw pitching all 11 innings.

All told Harmon Killebrew would hit 573 home runs, fifth-most in baseball history at the time he retir...


The Twins Almanac for April 23-29

Posted by Matt Johnson , 22 April 2017 · 900 views

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April 23, 1961
Pitcher Kralick Delivers Twins' Only RBI

In the final game of the Twins' first ever home series, Jack Kralick pitched a complete game, four-hit shutout in a 1-0 Twins win versus the expansion Senators. Kralick's bat provided the Twins' only run, driving in Billy Gardner with a fifth-inning single. With the win the Twins improved to 7-2 o...


The Twins Almanac for April 16-22

Posted by Matt Johnson , 16 April 2017 · 3,335 views

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April 16, 1961
First Grand Slam in Twins History

Bob Allison hit the first grand slam in Twins history in the top of the first in the first game of a doubleheader in Baltimore. The Orioles’ Chuck Estrada, who had tied for the league lead with 18 wins the previous season and would win 15 in 1961, walked three straight to start the game, filling the...