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Toby Gardenhire will manage AAA St. Paul Saints

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 02:53 AM
I'm surprised no one has posted this in this forum already. Here's the story from Phil Miller of the Strib.   https://www.startrib.....

Free Agency / Re-Signings 2020-21 Offseason

Other Baseball Yesterday, 11:35 PM
Free agency is likely going to be a really slow burn this year, but I still think it's worth having a thread to discuss signings. ...

One less Grove to pick from...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 08:39 PM
Joe Musgrove to the Padres...who else   https://www.mlbtrade...e-musgrove.html   Feel free to rant, rave, bemoan, lament all th...

Addressing The Twins Greatest Need

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 06:29 PM
For many MN fans, starting pitching is the greatest concern. I agree that you can never get enough of good pitching but last year our sta...

Pitchers and Catchers Report Date?

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 04:26 PM
What is the current status of Spring Training, and the start of the season? Is there a schedule?

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What I'm Reading

Posted by Parker Hageman , 23 October 2020 · 1,819 views

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The Shift Is Burning Teams :

I wrote about how the Astros dismantled the Twins’ infield shift during the Wild Card series. The Ringer’s Ben Lindbergh dove in further, detailing how right-handed hitters should not receive the shift treatment:


In September, Tango took a more rigorous look. The noted sabermetrician, who now serves as MLB’s senior data a...


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What I'm Reading

Posted by Parker Hageman , 16 October 2020 · 1,696 views

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Becoming a More Patient Leader:

Two good tips on how to increase patience in these stressful times.

Redefine the meaning of speed. The U.S. Navy SEALs are known for their saying “Slow is smooth, and smooth is fast .” These rapid-response special forces teams are paradoxically methodical and patient in both planning and executing their time-critical...


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What I'm Reading

Posted by Parker Hageman , 09 October 2020 · 1,064 views

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MLB’s Brain Drain :

The Minnesota Twins are hiring but it would seem that the industry as a whole might be in trouble.

However the next several years play out, it appears that the baseball industry is in a liminal space. Front office gigs, long glamorized, have become less desirable to those with options. The individuals who remain in the industry fee...


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What I'm Reading

Posted by Parker Hageman , 25 September 2020 · 1,681 views

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Welcome to this week’s What I’m Reading.

This is a collection of interesting or insightful articles that you might enjoy.

The Brilliance of Brad :

Facing American League-favorite Oakland in the opening round of the 2002 playoffs, the Twins got off to a horrendous start. Radke issued a one-out walk in the first inning to Scott Hatteberg and Pierzynski...


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What I'm Reading

Posted by Parker Hageman , 18 September 2020 · 1,340 views

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Welcome to What I'm Reading. This is a collection of interesting or insightful articles I’ve read this past week.

Behind Nelson Cruz’s Maniacal Preparation :

From his Seattle Mariner days but a reminder of how much work the 40-year-old Cruz puts in to maintain his elite level of play.

Nap time can vary, but it’s daily.

“If we play at home, I like...