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Article: Players’ Union Rejects Pace Of Play Proposals

Other Baseball Yesterday, 11:29 PM
Pace of play has been one of the major focuses during Rob Manfred’s time as commissioner. Timers have been added for between innings and...

Article: Twelve's A Crowd: Twins Are Rolling In Relief

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:21 PM
Minnesota's signing of righty reliever Addison Reed to a two-year, $16.25 million contract, which became official on Monday, was stunning...

Article: Johan Santana Elected To Twins Hall of Fame

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:50 PM
This afternoon at Target Field, the Minnesota Twins announced that Johan Santana has been elected to the Twins Hall of Fame.Santana is th...

Twins Opening Day Roster 2018 vs 2017

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:11 PM
Although there are a few days left until this gets decided, it doesn't look like there will many decisions to make. If you assume that th...

Article: Three Twins Breakout Candidates For 2018

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 08:04 PM
During every season, there are players who figure something out and take the next step. It can be a pitcher finally gaining command of a...

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Spring Training 2017

Posted by twinstarheelsfan , 11 February 2017 · 930 views

I'm going to my second annual spring training trip to Ft. Myers Feb 24, 2017 (opening day night game with the Rays)through the Nationals Sunday afternoon game Feb. 26, 2017. I will be at practice Saturday morning and Sunday morning. I'm hoping a ball will land just outside the fence near where I am standing. I'll pick up the ball and throw it back to a Twins player who is standing far away in the outfield. Neil Allen will see me throw a perfect strike to the distant player. Allen will yell at me: "Hey kid, nice throw. Come over here a minute. I want to talk to you. Have you pitched much in your career?" I'll say: "I pitcher some in high school and tried out for the UNC freshman team, but didn't make it." He'll say: "I like your style. Let's go talk to Mr. Falvey." And the rest will be history. I can just see it now. I would enjoy meeting any Twins Daily members who may be there these times. I'll be the old guy ,in jeans with a Twins shirt, sunglasses, a Twins hat, a glove with Harmon Killebrew's autograph on it, standing outside the fence waiting for a ball to come over.

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tarheeltwinsfan
Feb 12 2017 10:36 AM

I had some trouble accessing my TD account several months ago and was able to gain access through twinstaheelsfan, even though my name is tarheeltwinsfan.  I just want you to know I am one and the same. I prefer tarheeltwinsfan.Hope to meet some of you at Ft. Myers.

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theBOMisthebomb
Feb 12 2017 08:46 PM
Maybe Mean Joe Green will throw you his jersey after you hand him an ice cold Coke?
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