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Take Landis Name off the MVP Award

Other Baseball Today, 11:18 AM
Barry Larkin, former MVP, has been calling for removing the Kenesaw Mountain Landis name from MVP awards.Personally, until I read the art...

Spring Training 2021

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:40 AM
No matter what kind of patch work 2020 season MLB comes up with, if anything at this point, it will amount to no more than a glorified pr...

And then there is the case of the Blue Jays to consider

Other Baseball Today, 10:12 AM
https://www.sportsne...measures-place/ Here we are, theoretically two weeks away from Opening Day. The Blue Jays aren’t yet certain where...

Player Opt-outs

Other Baseball Today, 10:10 AM
While we think about if a season happens or not.I started thinking about the opt out clauses by players, and what they will do.I tried to...

The #5 pitcher on the 1965 Twins

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:16 AM
Tim Flattery had a conversation with Dwight Siebler, who was the 5th start on the 1965 Twins World Series team (the Sandy Koufax series)....

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My 2020 Twins Blueprint

Posted by beckmt , 12 November 2019 · 1,305 views

Community Blog Post
First I non-tender Cron, tough decision, but have too many moving parts to keep him.
This leaves me with
C - Garver
1B - Sano
2B - Arreaz
ss - Polonco
3B - Gonzalez
LF - Rosario
CF - Buxton
RF - Kepler
DH - Cruz

Of - Cave
OF - Wade
UTL - Adrianza
C - Like the thought of signing Maldenado for about $3

This should give me the flexibility in case Gordon...


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Buxton, the FO, and how to handle players

Posted by beckmt , 25 December 2018 · 2,113 views
bryon buxton, falvey, levine and 2 more...
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As has been stated before there was a long thread on how the Bryon Buxton September callup was handled. This is to be a different look with regards to damage to the long term franchise.
1. Case 1 Texas and Profar.
Texas did a service time saving manipulation of Profar's time. This worked out very badly for Texas. (Side note Profar's agent is Bor...


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Any interest in Tulo

Posted by beckmt , 11 December 2018 · 1,176 views

Community Blog Post
Blue Jays released him today, so Twins would only have to pay the major league minimum. Was great at one time, maybe could bounce back.
I see him as high reward very low risk.
What to the rest of you think.


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Yankees get Paxton from the Mariners

Posted by beckmt , 19 November 2018 · 1,102 views
james paxton, justis sheffield
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According to MLbtraderumors, the Yankees and Mariners have annouced a trade with James Paxton going to New York and Justus Sheffield and two other minor leaguers going to the Mariners.
This seems to set up that only about 7 teams intend to compete next year with all the rest in reset or rebuild mode.
Good news is that the Yankees will probably only s...


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Twins 2019 - Go Big or Go home

Posted by beckmt , 10 October 2018 · 2,036 views

Community Blog Post
This is more a wish list, but will show how the Twins can proceed if they decide to spend the money.

Mauer Retires
Many of the lower end 40 man list is released or not offered contracts.

Signings
Corbin 5/110
Ryu or Evoldi 4/60 - 70
Herrera - 3/42
One or two more RP types mid range 2/15 each

Oderizzi traded probably would have to absorb part of contra...