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Article: Standing Pat as a Strategy

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:58 AM
'As we speak cruel time is fleeing. Seize the day, believing as little as possible in the morrow.' – HoraceBy all appearances, this is go...

Cruz, Ramos, Cahill, and Soria

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:58 AM
I guess the Twins are trying damage control after upsetting their fan-base     https://www.mlbtrade...vor-cahill.html

Article: Rundown: Cruz, Cahill, Soria and Ramos

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:57 AM
FanCred's Jon Heyman reported Monday that the Twins were in the mix for Nelson Cruz. New Twins beat writer for MLB.com Do-Hyoung Park con...

Mauer/Sano: Double Standard on Strength/Conditioning?

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:39 PM
According to the Star Tribune, Miguel Sano's workouts this off-season are being viewed by the Twins' front office, in an effort to more c...

Derek Falvey Interview on 1500 ESPN

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:04 PM
Falvey discusses Sano, payroll, etc. http://www.1500espn....an-mackey-judd/

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The War on WAR

Posted by jwiederin , 15 February 2017 · 932 views

Community Blog Post
This will be my first post and hopefully one of many. Most of my work will be from the sabermetrics/analytical angle as I spend too much time on sites like FanGraphs and Baseball Reference.

Today, February 15th, an article was posted on FanGraphs about WAR (wins above replacement) and relating it to the "stars and scrubs" model in forming a baseball team...