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The Twins have needed a lot to go right for them in order to hold the lead in the AL Central. For every playoff team, that includes getti...

Cleveland Indians Discussion Thread

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:52 PM
With the division race heating up and the Indians being a common topic of conversation around here it seemed like it might be useful to h...

Front Page: Twins Minor League Report (8/21): Ober Deals,...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 10:56 PM
Today saw a few key promotions on the farm with Gilberto Celestino (acquired in the Ryan Pressly trade) moved up to Fort Myers after a to...

The Rays got their man at the deadline. Arggggh!

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:20 PM
I've mentioned former Miami Marlin and now Tampa Bay Ray RP Nick Anderson as an obvious Twins' deadline target for the pen previously. Th...

Front Page: Twins Minor League Report (8/22): Rochester R...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 08:56 PM
Tonight on the farm there were a pair of affiliates that scored runs in bunches. The Red Wings put on a hitting clinic and the E-Twins sa...



Boomstick Became More than a Nickname for Cruz

Posted by Ted Schwerzler in Off The Baggy, 22 August 2019 · 117 views
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Listen, Nelson Cruz earned the moniker “Boomstick” because he’s become one of the most prolific power hitters in baseball. While most nicknames are rooted in some level of fact, Mr. Boomstick may never have expected the output he’s seeing as a 39-year-old with the Minnesota Twins. The home runs continue to pile up, but he’s pulverizing the leather more th...

Breaking down the schedule in one image

Posted by BeantownTwinsFan in BeantownTwinsFan's Blog, 21 August 2019 · 2,331 views

Given the depth of discussion about the differences in remaining schedule between Cleveland and the Twins, thought a visual snapshot might help put things into focus.

Through the games on 8/20, each team has 36 games left. This chart highlights how those games stack up by opponent while also showing how each team has performed so far.

A few notes...

Fun with HR numbers

Posted by Brandon in Brandon's Blog, 18 August 2019 · 722 views

I remember in 1987 the Twins came within 2 HRs of having 4 players hit 30 HRs on the same team in the same season. Hrbeck 34, Brunanski 32, Gaetti 31 and Puckett 28. The Dodgers 1977 team with Baker, Cey, Garvey and Reggie Smith achieved this once.

fast forward to 2019 and boy do i just feel a lot older....but this Twins team currently has Cruz with 32...

How will the AL Central finish?

Posted by Nash Walker in The Special Season, 15 August 2019 · 1,477 views


@ Texas (4) - Twins 3-1
vs. Chicago White Sox (3) - Twins 2-1
vs. Detroit (3) - Twins 3-0
@ Chicago White Sox (3) - Twins 2-1
@ Detroit (4) - Twins 3-1
@ Boston (3) - Red Sox 2-1
vs. Cleveland (3) - Twins 2-1
vs. Washington (3) - Twins 2-1
@ Cleveland (3) - Indians 2-1
vs. Chicago White...

Despite Recent Turmoil, Twins Rotation has Provided Immense Boost in Strong Season

Posted by Brandon Warne in BW on the Beat, 15 August 2019 · 680 views
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This excerpt is from an article originating at Zone Coverage. Click here to read it in full. When Devin

Smeltzer was summoned to make a spot start after Michael Pineda was placed on the injured list last Sunday, he became the first pitcher outside of the team’s established rotation to make more than two starts in 2019.

Kohl Stewart has made two starts...

Harmon Killebrew - our classic home run hitter

Posted by mikelink45 in mikelink45's Blog, 14 August 2019 · 813 views
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Harmon Killebrew - our classic home run hitter I could not resist putting up this Home Run Derby between Harmon Killebrew and Rocky Colavito. In this contest the two who had tied for the HR championship of the AL faced off. https://youtu.be/GKq4xdoS4vE

It is preceded by Harmon taking the crown from Mickey Mantle - https://youtu.be/2JAMbwIiV80

And followed by a contest Harmon lost to Ken Boyer -...

Time for a lineup change

Posted by the_brute_squad in the_brute_squad's Blog, 13 August 2019 · 957 views

The Twins hot start this year coincided with Jorge Polanco's. Since Polanco has fallen back to earth the Twins once "insurmountable lead" has turned a division front runner into a division contender. Throughout the season we've seen players move around the lineup based on the usual reasons (opposing pitcher, hot/cold/ other players in lineup), what we hav...

2020 Twins Schedule

Posted by JW24 in Road Tripping with the Twins, 12 August 2019 · 933 views

Not trying to take attention away from the Twins 2019 season, but the 2020 schedule was released today! Time to start planning another road trip!

Did the Twins Miss Out On Zac Gallen?

Posted by Patrick Wozniak in Patrick Wozniak's Blog, 11 August 2019 · 1,930 views
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Did the Twins Miss Out On Zac Gallen? During the run-up to the MLB Trade Deadline the Minnesota Twins were linked to several big-name starting pitchers. We heard rumors about the Twins potentially landing someone like Noah Syndergaard, Marcus Stroman, Madison Bumgarner, or even Trevor Bauer. When the dust settled, Minnesota was either unable or unwilling to meet the demands for those pitchers...

5 charts about the 2019 Minnesota Twins and their record HR binge

Posted by BombazosMLB in BombazoMLB, 10 August 2019 · 513 views
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Also posted a link in the forums here .


Cruz to 10 Day DL

Posted by LA VIkes Fan in LA VIkes Fan's Blog, 09 August 2019 · 475 views

Bad news from last night. Cruz is on the 10 day IL. Stashak up to replace him. Think Sano moves to the #3 spot in the Order?

Biceps Tendinitis Q&A

Posted by Heezy1323 in Heezy1323's Blog, 07 August 2019 · 672 views
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Biceps Tendinitis Q&A Biceps Tendinitis in Pitchers Q&A

A request was made by a poster for me to write a blog covering biceps tendinitis. This is actually a fairly complicated topic with quite a bit of controversy, but I’ll do my best to share some basic info that hopefully TD peeps will find interesting. There are some technical parts, so apologies for that,...

Why Trade For a No.2 Starter When You Already Have One?

Posted by Tyy1117 in Extra Innings, 02 August 2019 · 1,457 views
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During this year's trade deadline, a lot of Twins fans, myself included, thought it was necessary to add a clear No. 2 starting pitcher behind Jose Berrios to bolster our rotation for the playoffs and next year. Odorizzi since coming back from injury has fallen off of a cliff, Gibson and Perez have also had significant struggles, but Pineda has quietly be...

Hate losing Davis....

Posted by huhguy in Blog huhguy, 31 July 2019 · 3,436 views

If he continues on the path he was on, he will be one of the best players in baseball I know you have to give something to get something,I think this was NOT having to give up Lewis and Kiriloff, I was just getting ready to slam Twins FO, but they have indeed added valuable assets.

Trade deadline recap

Posted by ashbury in East Coast Bias, 31 July 2019 · 1,776 views


What If The Twins Don't Go Big This Year?

Posted by Thieres Rabelo in Brazilian Twins Territory, 30 July 2019 · 4,244 views

We are within the last 24 hours before the trade deadline and the market has been quiet for basically every non-Mets team in MLB. Apparently, this has become a pattern around major league GM’s in recent memory, whether it’s the deadline or offseason free agency. The fact is, none of the contenders has done much so far. What if they don’t?

First of all, t...

The Gauntlet 1.2; A Complete Breakdown of the Top Relief Arms

Posted by Sabir Aden in The Always Fashionable; Uncle Charlie, 29 July 2019 · 1,329 views


Some words of wisdom I’m recycling, and it’d probably be best I don’t reveal the source of such resonating words of prudence, humility and humbleness.

After some gut wrenching loses on the last homestand, and now a complete phase shift to an assertive series win (super hard to believe at this point), we’re back at a medium of limbo once agai...

Fun with BaseballTradeValues

Posted by AChase in A Blog to Be Named Later, 26 July 2019 · 744 views

A few weeks ago, I stumbled across a website called BaseballTradeValues.com . I set it aside for a while, but I was brought back to it after La Velle E. Neal reported the Twins interest in Noah Syndergaard. In his article for the Star Tribune, Neal mentions the Mets desire for a prospect package headlined by both Royce Lewis and Alex Kiriloff.

They're c...

Blake Parker Was *Not* "The Twins' Most Consistent Reliever"

Posted by ReinMan in MT Feelings, 26 July 2019 · 1,674 views
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Blake Parker Was *Not* "The Twins' Most Consistent Reliever" Greetings, Twins Territory.

While watching the FSN broadcast of Tuesday's 10-inning instant classic between the Twins and Yankees, i.e. what was shaping up to be called the "Miguel Sano game" before quickly being title-hijacked as the "Aaron Hicks Revenge Game", I was dumbstruck to hear Dick Bremer call Blake Parker "the Twins' most consistent reliever l...

Strat-O-Matic Baseball: Yankees at Twins 7/22/19

Posted by Danchat in Danchat's Strat-O-Matic Blog, 23 July 2019 · 737 views
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The first place Twins and the first place Yankees clash in a Strat-O-Matic battle of epic proportions! Both teams carry high-powered offenses in, and the while the real life game was exciting, this one was too... for a while.

Game Summary

You would expect the Twins and Yankees to score a lot of runs. Well, you won't be disappointed by this result!

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