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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:08 PM
Well, we’re here. It’s postseason time and there’s no game thread ready a few hours before first pitch so I’m typing this on my phone to...

Want to know the most infuriating thing about this 17 gam...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:57 PM
It just occurred to me, having watched every one of these 17 atrocities called baseball games, that the Twins almost always started stron...

2020 MLB (non-Twins) Postseason Discussion Thread

Other Baseball Today, 05:57 PM
Feel free to chime in here about any of the (non-Twins) 2020 MLB postseason games!

2020 Twins Transactions

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:57 PM
There haven't been many yet, but I'll start this today...   The Twins just announced that Zack Littell (hamstring) has been placed o...

LT contracts for current star position players

Other Baseball Today, 09:27 AM
I see that Yelich is still effected by a broken kneecap from last year and has a longterm contract now through 2028. It always raised an...

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Just another failed post-season.

Posted by weneedjackmorris in weneedjackmorris' Blog, 29 September 2020 · 61 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.
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Bet On It! The MLB Postseason

Posted by SD Buhr in SD Buhr/Jim Crikket, 28 September 2020 · 225 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...
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PCIs: why the Twins might have trouble with Houston

Posted by weinshie in The Hidden Baseball, 28 September 2020 · 279 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...
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Yearly IBWAA Awards Time

Posted by Ted Schwerzler in Off The Baggy, 28 September 2020 · 396 views
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While it did seem like we would struggle to have baseball in 2020 for a period of time, Sunday marked the culmination of the regular season. Major League Baseball overcame outbreaks and adverse conditions to reach its destined conclusion. Now, as a member of the IBWAA, I needed to look back and hand out some votes.

Just like the BBWAA, the Internet Baseb...
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What I'm Reading

Posted by Parker Hageman in Baseball Good, 25 September 2020 · 692 views

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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Troy's Twins Thoughts 9/24/20

Posted by TroyKelley in Troy's Twins Thoughts, 24 September 2020 · 629 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...
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Off Day Video Dump

Posted by Tom Froemming in Get to know 'em, 21 September 2020 · 506 views

I've had a lot on my mind as we head into the 2020 MLB postseason, and have been sharing my thoughts over on my YouTube channel . This short season resulted in the playoffs sneaking up on me, but I found some time to get things off my chest. First up ...

ATTN: Pissy Twins Fans


Yes, I'm calling you out!!! This...
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Unthinkable? Let Cruz go after 2020?

Posted by stringer bell in stringer bell's Blog, 21 September 2020 · 2,601 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...
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Bring on the Yankees?

Posted by mikelink45 in mikelink45's Blog, 18 September 2020 · 1,174 views
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Bring on the Yankees? I hear the Pint commentators, I see the bloggers and TD writers and the posts saying the 16 game losing streak to the Yankees does not count - there are Twins who were not even born when this began - okay I exaggerate. But some were pretty young. It is a different team, different players - and that is true. I think we have said that in every playoff appea...
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What Went wrong?

Posted by mike8791 in mike8791's Blog, 18 September 2020 · 644 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...
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Seeds of Truth

Posted by South Dakota Tom in South Dakota Tom's Blog, 11 September 2020 · 2,021 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:

Rays
A's
White Sox
Twins
Blue Jays
Astros
Indians
Yank...
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Twins vs. Cardinals: Preview at a Glance

Posted by SamGoody in SamGoody's Blog, 07 September 2020 · 2,162 views
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Twins vs. Cardinals: Preview at a Glance The Twins head to St. Louis for a doubleheader against the Cardinals. St Louis will be hungry after winning a series in Chicago against the Cubs, seeking revenge from earlier in the season against the Twins. It has become evident that the Cardinals are one of the tougher teams coming out of the NL Central. Having home-field advantage against the Twins is...
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All-in for relief: A look back at trades for relievers

Posted by Martin Schlegel in Martin Schlegel's Blog, 30 August 2020 · 978 views
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Let’s face it, trading for a high-leverage reliever is risky business. Not to mention, it comes with a high price tag.
The trade rumors have swirled for some time in Milwaukee regarding Brewers closer Josh Hader. Earlier in the week, MLB Network discussed a fake trade in which the Minnesota Twins would send Royce Lewis, Ryan Jeffers and Brent Rooker to th...
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Where's the outrage......

Posted by mnfireman in Blog mnfireman, 29 August 2020 · 1,873 views

https://www.wsbtv.co...RHQMBQPGQPORAI/

I have not heard one professional athlete make a statement on this subject (human trafficking), but they are all over the news supporting BLM.
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T&L Supershow ep 95

Posted by Twins and Losses in Twins and Losses, 17 August 2020 · 1,827 views

‪Best burgers in MN, a shocking amount of "Major League 2" discussion, answering the fan mail bag, and an excellent interview with Do Hyoung Park. All that in more in this week's Supershow!‬ Follow along with all things Twins And Losses on Twitter, @TwinsAndLosses!

You can also find our podcast on Spreaker, iTunes, Stitcher, and elsewhere!

‪https://open...
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Game Diary: Twins vs. Brewers, 8/10

Posted by John Kelsey in Twins Adjacent , 10 August 2020 · 2,218 views

A week ago, things were looking rosy in Minnesota sports land. Fast forward to today, the Twins are on a four game losing streak, the Wild crashed out of the playoffs and lost the draft lottery, the Timberwolves sill exist, and the Gopher football team went from losing their best receiver to likely losing their entire season.

Perhaps tonight is the night...
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[PT] Recapping the Twins first series win of the year

Posted by Twinternationals in Twinternationals, 27 July 2020 · 848 views

[PT] Recapping the Twins first series win of the year Welcome to Twinternationals! This is a space for Twins fans from different countries to read about their team in their native language. This section is run by Venezuelan Mariana Guzmán (@TwinsLatinos ) and Brazilian Thiéres Rabelo (@TwinsBrasil ).

Por Thiéres Rabelo

Minnesota não teve vida fácil em sua primeira série do ano. O Twins venceu duas das trê...
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Minnesota Twins: A Team Built for Short Season Success

Posted by billyp4444 in Ports on Sports Blog, 08 July 2020 · 1,725 views

Ahhh, the pandemic!! It’s meaning to you is varied, personal and diverse. One thing I believe the nation is ready for is baseball! Let’s get the bats cracking and baseball humming. As MLB firms up its abbreviated spring season, sorting out all the COVID wrinkles, the Minnesota Twins are built for a season of this diversity. This team was assembled to win...
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Forecasting the Twins upcoming 60 game season, based off the Virtual Twins

Posted by thuuuuney in Thoughts of a Bullpen Catcher, 29 June 2020 · 1,838 views
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Forecasting the Twins upcoming 60 game season, based off the Virtual Twins We're a couple days away from Summer Camp opening up for the Twins and the rest of Major League Baseball, I can't wait for the shirts, and we're about 25 days away from Opening Day pending the official schedule release, so I thought it fitting to make my prediction about how the season will unfold for Minnesota. Everybody and their mom have done Virtual...
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Our Voices Need To Be Heard, Part 1

Posted by TwinsFan268 in Minnesota Baseball Revealed!, 06 June 2020 · 2,376 views
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Baseball isn't coming back if we don't do something about it.

I don't follow other sports, but I learned that the NBA and MLS are restarting in Florida, and the NHL is doing... something, I don't really know what. Their boards and committees have all approved of plans, but MLB has not.

Here's the thing: People NEED baseball. They need to have that thin...