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Fangraphs Top 50 Free Agents

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:29 AM
Here is the link to their Top 50 Free Agent List with player write ups, community estimated contracts and Fangraphs estimated contracts....

White Sox make changes

Other Baseball Today, 08:38 AM
Both Manager Rick Rentaria and pitching coach Don Cooper were let go.     Was a bit surprised by this, because the White S...

Hypothetical rule change: remove DH when pitcher is removed

Other Baseball Yesterday, 08:55 PM
I just read this potential rule change on Twitter and I am intrigued:   https://twitter.com/...4091739136?s=20     For th...

What can Morton be had for?

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 08:55 PM

What to do with Lewis Thorpe?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:38 AM
Lewis Thorpe is out of options. The Twins either need to keep him on the MLB team as their 5th starter or as a reliever out of the bullpe...

Baseball Good


What I'm Reading

Posted by Parker Hageman , 23 October 2020 · 915 views

Community Blog Post
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...


What I'm Reading

Posted by Parker Hageman , 16 October 2020 · 1,128 views

Community Blog Post
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...


What I'm Reading

Posted by Parker Hageman , 09 October 2020 · 790 views

Community Blog Post
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...


What I'm Reading

Posted by Parker Hageman , 25 September 2020 · 1,467 views

Community Blog Post
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...


What I'm Reading

Posted by Parker Hageman , 18 September 2020 · 1,044 views

Community Blog Post
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...