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Blake Snell a trade target or not

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:02 PM
I would personally be happy to offer up Kirilloff and a few other prospects for him!!! What do you guys think he would cost and would you...

Is Cruz a MUST signing? And what if he doesn't fit?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:18 PM
Let me state I love Cruz and want him back if possible. I not only believe he brings class, experience, knowledge and leadership to the t...

Free Agency / Re-Signings 2020-21 Offseason

Other Baseball Today, 08:31 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. ...

Twins Spotlight Episodes

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 04:47 PM
I'm going to try to keep a running list of all of the Twins Spotlight episodes here. Feel free to discuss any of them, ask questions or l...

Comments on 41 MLB baseball I visited with 5 to go

Other Baseball Today, 09:05 AM
I've been to 41 MLB parks with 40 since 1993. I missed 5 or 6 starting in the early 1990s when I landed my first computer job and then jo...



ESPN - Roto fantasy rankings for the Twins

Posted by mikelink45 in mikelink45's Blog, 24 November 2020 · 328 views
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ESPN - Roto fantasy rankings for the Twins As I said in my previous blog posting I am watching to see where the current Twins rank in ratings outside the Twin Cities. It is always suggestive to read a less biased - less connected view of our own team. So here is the ESPN Roto rankings for 2021 - https://www.espn.com...to-rotisseri...

Let`s bring back the `87 Twins

Posted by Doctor Gast in Doctor Gast's Blog, 22 November 2020 · 720 views
`87 twins

In 1986 the Twins had one of the worst records in baseball (71-91) but in 1987 the Twins turned it around, becoming a Cinderella story that won the World Series. A story which inspired movies. 1986 team was basically the same team as the 1987 w/ players Kirby Puckett, Kent Hrbek, Gary Gaetti, Frank Viola, Bert Byleven, Tom Brunaski, Roy Smalley, to name a...

Prediction: The Twins are Heading to Wichita (and maybe St. Paul too)

Posted by nowheresville in One Post Blog, 14 November 2020 · 4,972 views
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Minor League Baseball is going to see massive changes in 2021, and the Twins have already signaled that they will be among the teams seeing the biggest shakeups. There has been plenty of speculation that St. Paul will become their new AAA home, but it's my belief that whether or not that happens, the Twins will end up with a Minor League Team in Wichita,...

5 "Under the Radar" Free Agent Utility Player Targets

Posted by Andrew Luedtke in Thoughts from The Catch, 09 November 2020 · 2,007 views
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5 "Under the Radar" Free Agent Utility Player Targets In my follow-up to the 5 “Under the Radar” Free Agent Pitching Targets blog, I thought it would be fitting to also describe a few key free agent utility players that should come at a bargain.

One of the top priorities of the Twins offseason is to find replacements for utilitymen, Marwin Gonzalez and Ehire Adrianza - both now free agents.

In 2020, Marwi...

Milldaddy's 2021 Offseason Blueprint

Posted by milldaddy35 in Milldaddy35's Blog Area, 03 November 2020 · 2,026 views

What's up everyone? You may know me from the forums as I have created and introduced multiple game threads throughout my time spent at TwinsDaily, and have also created offseason blueprints in the past. This year is the hardest one I will have done, because of the COVID-19 pandemic and it's affect on spending both on the Minnesota Twins, as well as baseba...

My Twins 2020-21 Offseason Priorities

Posted by Nate Palmer in Left Field Gap, 29 October 2020 · 2,378 views

Recently I was on Twins Daily’s Offseason Live with John Bonnes and Ted Schwerzler and discussed the Minnesota Twins payroll outlook for 2021. Most years it has been relatively easy to make an estimation on the team’s payroll but a year of COVID-19 has made it anything but easy.

While having payroll conversations, it became a quick reality that if the Tw...

Bring Back the Light on Littell

Posted by Ted Schwerzler in Off The Baggy, 26 October 2020 · 1,757 views
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Going into the 2019 Major League Baseball season the Twins had few question marks more glaring than what their bullpen would look like. Fast forward to season’s end and it was among the best units in baseball. That happened largely because of internal development, and Zack Littell was part of that.

Acquired from the New York Yankees, Littell had pitched...

What I'm Reading

Posted by Parker Hageman in Baseball Good, 23 October 2020 · 1,451 views

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...

Laz Diaz

Posted by mnfireman in Blog mnfireman, 20 October 2020 · 1,227 views

How does this guy get selected to umpire in the WS?? And draws HP for Game 1!!

Must be outstanding in the games he umpires other than Twins games

Twins Offseason Primer 2020-21 Video Series

Posted by Tom Froemming in Get to know 'em, 11 October 2020 · 1,484 views

The Minnesota Twins have some big decisions facing them as we prepare to enter the 2020-21 MLB offseason. I ran through a few topics in a series of videos over on my YouTube channel.

Keeping Eddie Rosario | MN Twins Offseason Primer Ep. 1

What To Do Abou...

Why The Astros Should Be Confiscated From MLB, Part 1 (WCS/ALDS Edition)

Posted by TwinsFan268 in You Shouldn't Have Lost, 09 October 2020 · 965 views
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They cheated. They cheated. There were 23 home runs hit in the ALDS this year. The ones from the A's because they were a genuinely good team, but the ones from the Astros had to be from cheating. If you don't believe me, let me rephrase that for you. The ones from the Astros, the 29-31 Astros with a .483 winning percentage, had to be from cheating. Oh, an...

69 Billion to One: The True Futility of the Twins Postseason

Posted by TwinkiePower in TwinkiePower's Blog, 01 October 2020 · 2,213 views
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69 Billion to One: The True Futility of the Twins Postseason Yes, the number in the title is not an exaggeration. The true odds of the moment we find ourselves in at the close of the Twins 2020 postseason campaign, brief as it was, comes to one in 69 billion. Somewhere in the galaxy, Zaphod Beeblebrox fired up the Improbability drive and Minnesota got caught in the wake.

Let's do some math, shall we?

Setting a ba...

Blow It Up? (Sort Of)

Posted by Joey Maiers in Twins Outsider's Blog, 30 September 2020 · 2,589 views

A lot of you probably won't like this, but I'm ready for a big shakeup this offseason. Being a great regular season team that does absolutely zero in the playoffs doesn't sit well with me. At some point, they have to accept that maybe these guys just don't have what it takes to perform on the biggest stage.

I'd make everyone available (offensively) excep...

Just another failed post-season.

Posted by weneedjackmorris in weneedjackmorris' Blog, 29 September 2020 · 1,115 views
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Well, it looks like yet another post-season let down is in the works. That's the thing. You are either "get busy living or get busy dying". Too bad. They had so much going for them.

Bet On It! The MLB Postseason

Posted by SD Buhr in SD Buhr/Jim Crikket, 28 September 2020 · 1,047 views

Whew! We made it!

I know I can’t be the only person who wouldn’t have bet much money a couple of months ago on the chances of MLB even having a Postseason in 2020. It looked pretty bleak when the Marlins and Cardinals started things off with a bunch of postponed games.

But here we are. The American League starts their first round on Tuesday and the Nati...

PCIs: why the Twins might have trouble with Houston

Posted by weinshie in The Hidden Baseball, 28 September 2020 · 981 views

The non-injury injuries: why the Twins might have trouble against Houston

The Minnesota Twins completed the whirlwind COVID season atop their division. They are a different team than the one that won over 100 games last year, and probably much more likely to make an October run, thanks to improved starting pitching. On paper the Twins are a better team t...

Troy's Twins Thoughts 9/24/20

Posted by TroyKelley in Troy's Twins Thoughts, 24 September 2020 · 1,457 views

- Kenta has been an Ace so far this year. I'm pretty sure the Nationals had Scherzer, Strasburg, and Corbin. They went up against Cole, Verlander, and Greinke. We need Berrios and Pineda to be dominant.

- Buxton has been the player all the Buck truthers have hoped. He has 10+ defensive runs saved plus 13 homeruns. He is the MVP of the Twins along with Cr...

Unthinkable? Let Cruz go after 2020?

Posted by stringer bell in stringer bell's Blog, 21 September 2020 · 6,740 views
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Unthinkable? Let Cruz go after 2020? Nelson Cruz has been everything the Twins could have expected for 2019 and 2020. He's stayed relatively healthy, hit both with power and for average, he's been available to play except for two ten-day stays on the Injured List and he has been a team leader and mentor for all players on his team. Cruz has been far and away the best hitter both last year an...

What Went wrong?

Posted by mike8791 in mike8791's Blog, 18 September 2020 · 993 views

No, the season isn't over, but in terms of winning the division, it almost certainly is after a disheartening series loss in Chicago. The Twins were overwhelming favorites to win the Division, at least. The FO came thru this offseason by signing Donaldson and greatly strengthening the rotation by trading for Maeda and signing Hill and Bailey. Results i...

Seeds of Truth

Posted by South Dakota Tom in South Dakota Tom's Blog, 11 September 2020 · 2,419 views

It is universal that you have to beat everyone to win the World Series. I get that. But is there a playoff seeding that might be more preferable than even one or two seeds higher? That is the question.

As it stands (games through September 10, roughly 15 games to go), the AL standings show:

White Sox
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