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Damning article in the Washington Post re: Pressly / Anal...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 11:36 PM
Very damning article for the (now former) coaching/analytics staff. Pressly is used an example of how the Astros use analytics & coac...

Article: Offseason Primer: Can Minnesota Mimic Milwaukee...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:32 PM
There are more things tying the Twins and Brewers together than geographic proximity.Both are mid-market teams with finite resources. Bot...

Article: AFL Report - Week 1: Outfielders Come Up Big

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 09:58 PM
The AFL season’s first week was a little lacking on opportunities for Twins pitchers and the well-known name among their position players...

2018 MLB Postseason Discussion Thread

Other Baseball Today, 08:23 PM
How about a postseason game thread? Any MLB postseason discussion can just go here.

Angels Requiring Test for Potential Managers

Other Baseball Today, 08:09 PM
https://bleacherrepo...ur-written-test     I'd be intrigued to take it and see how I did, I'm sure I'm not alone. Thoughts?

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Falvey and Levine's Farm System

Posted by menthmike , 24 February 2018 · 1,519 views
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Of all the things that I love about the MLB, the farm systems are near the top. Following baseball is so much fun because even in the lowest years there is that optimism that comes with building up a minor league program. Honestly, I would rather be at that bottom than treading water in the middle. Now, it goes without saying but I’ll say it anyways, a...


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One Trade and One Free Agent

Posted by menthmike , 13 July 2017 · 2,148 views
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The Twins Farm System is stacked, it's not Buxton and Sano stacked, but come on! Is there an ace pitcher or other top end pitching talent? No. Is there another bomber barreling towards Target Field? No. Is there top ten minor league talent waiting in the wings? Not yet. How then is our farm stacked?
We have these guys:

Engelb Vielma – 22 years old...


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Luis Castillo Trade Tree

Posted by menthmike , 23 May 2017 · 2,969 views
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MNTwins Trade Trees -- Luis Castillo

Before the 2005 season, the Twins traded a pair of prospects for Luis Castillo. Castillo was a veteran second baseman coming from the Florida Marlins. For a team that was looking to make a deep run in the postseason, Castillo was a welcomed addition. Hitting at or near the top of the order and filling a void at sec...