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Tyler Wells injury?

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:42 AM
It's been a while since Wells last pitched. Does he have a serious injury that will keep him out for the rest of the season? I haven't he...

MLB.com midseason prospect list

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:36 AM
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Haley Outrighted, Sent Back to Boston

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:34 AM
Justin Haley has spent most of this season on the Disabled List as the team's Rule 5 pick. However, his 30-day DL stint comes to an end o...

Kyle Gibson optioned

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:28 AM
Well, it appears that Bartolo Colon will continue to pitch after his five inning, three-run outing on Monday night in LA. The club announ...

Article: 5 Reasons You Should Love The Jaime Garcia Trade

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:27 AM
Allow me to set the stage.The year is 2011, and a young left-hander by the name of Jaime Garcia is establishing himself as a frontline st...

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Twins Complete Trade for Braves LHP Jaime Garcia

Posted by Brandon Warne in Asking the Tough Questions, 24 July 2017 · 457 views

The upshot is this: this trade shows that Thad Levine and Derek Falvey have a pretty good idea of what’s going on with this Twins teamThe long-rumored, yet once-thought-perhaps-dead trade for Jaime Garcia has come to fruition, as the Atlanta Braves announced on Twitter Monday afternoon that the team had moved the left-handed starter, along with catcher An...
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Twins Bench Provides Room For Growth

Posted by Ted Schwerzler in Off The Baggy, 24 July 2017 · 370 views

Whether looking at the 25 man roster as it sits currently, or how it will be constructed a year from now, the Minnesota Twins have opportunity through their bench. In winning more games against other big league clubs, the goal needs to be raising the water level of your weakest link. For Paul Molitor's club, there's some ample opportunity for growth.

On...
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Top Five Twins Prospects Who Should Be Promoted (July Edition)

Posted by jzenk42 in Talkin' Twins with Jonathon, 23 July 2017 · 947 views
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Top Five Twins Prospects Who Should Be Promoted (July Edition) I wrote one of these a few months ago and of the list of five I made back in May, three were promoted and two are on the disabled list or else they would have been promoted. There are only a few months left in the season, but I still decided to make another list. There is still time for promotions as the minor league affiliates enter the stretch drive. I...
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Twins beat Tigers in second game of three game series

Posted by Ben Fadden in Ben Fadden's Blog, 22 July 2017 · 389 views

Twins beat Tigers in second game of three game series The Twins defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-5 on Saturday night at Target Field in the middle game of the three game set to even the series.

It seemed like the Twins had the game locked up, but Justin Upton hit a three run home run in the top of the eighth inning to make it a 6-4 game. Then, Mikie Mahtook reached on an error by Miguel Sano making it a one r...
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Who would you give up for Garcia?

Posted by huhguy in Blog huhguy, 21 July 2017 · 467 views

Your thoughts on exchange?

My No list would be
Gonsalves
Romero
Gordon
Palka
Garver
Slegers

How about Diaz, and choice of A pitchers?
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Twins And Losses Supershow ep. 40 - tmayH

Posted by Twins and Losses in Twins and Losses, 18 July 2017 · 256 views
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Twins And Losses Supershow ep. 40 - tmayH We're back with a brand new show! This week Dan and Panda talk about the changes made to the All Star Game, expectations for the Twins in the 2nd half of the season, and they answer many mailbag questions.

And as promised (way back in spring training times), they F I N A L L Y got a chance to sit down with #MNTwins pitcher Trevor May to talk everything...
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One Trade and One Free Agent

Posted by menthmike in menthmike's Blog, 13 July 2017 · 1,281 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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Twins Trade Targets

Posted by LA VIkes Fan in LA VIkes Fan's Blog, 11 July 2017 · 1,851 views
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It's that time of year and our favorite team is actually in contention for a playoff spot. Whether you think that contention is real or not, it's always fun now to speculate about trades the Twins may make before the trade deadline. I looked online and there isn't a lot out there regarding the Twins so I thought I would start a thread here and ask people...
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Brad Hand is perfect fit for Twins

Posted by GoGonzoJournal in The Foul Play-by-Play Twins Blog, 30 June 2017 · 1,443 views
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Brad Hand is perfect fit for Twins I’ve mentioned Brad Hand as a trade target for the Minnesota Twins in two previous blogs , and now that we know the Twins’ surprising performance has Thad Levine targeting trades for long-term assets prior to the July 31 trade deadline, it seems Brad Hand is the Twins’ perfect trade target. Here are the reasons:

This was originally published at FoulPlay...
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High School Baseball Notes 6/17/2017

Posted by Hrbowski in Hrbowski's Blog - Ezra Hosch, 17 June 2017 · 757 views

Mahtomedi’s senior left fielder Lincoln Rock came just shy of a home run in batting practice on Friday, which would have been a first of his high school career. Now he can spend the rest of his life telling stories about how Jack Schwietz and Weston Shelander hit the ball farther than he did, proving that pitchers rake.

Another note from Mahtomedi: Durin...
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The Eddie Rosario Numbers Lather

Posted by Michael (ClassicMNTwins) in Classic Minnesota Twins, 14 June 2017 · 1,709 views
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I use "Eddie Rosario, Glory Hog " as if it's a bad thing. Far from it.

Consider me your friendly, neighborhood baseball barber, if they still exist. I coat and lather you with Baseball Ref homer and hit charts until your head spins (if anyone cares, I'm going into the 12-step process for souls imbibing on the play index search).

Classic Minnesota Twi...
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Mauers New Contract

Posted by huhguy in huhguy's Blog, 11 June 2017 · 2,047 views

Next year the monstrosity of Joe Mauers contract comes to an end. This may leave the Twins with another dilemma. Lets assume for the moment that Joe is back, he is hitting albeit a mid 30s age player hitting, but lets say he finishes similar to where he is now and next year duplicates, do you extend him, and if so, for how much?
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Twins Minor League Report (6/6): Turley Blows RailRiders Away

Posted by Steve Lein in The Hanging SL, 06 June 2017 · 652 views

In the minors on Tuesday there were a few shortstop prospects who collected hits in bunches, including a near-cycle, but they couldn’t quite match the effort of a starter called up to AAA earlier in the day. He did something not many pitchers could say they’ve done over the first three innings, along with setting a career high for K’s on the game. Bad wea...
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Trevor May on MLB Trade Rumors

Posted by Deduno Abides in Deduno Abides' Blog, 25 May 2017 · 1,418 views

Check out the new article by the newest member of the staff - Trevor May himself!
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Ervin Santana and his second compete game shutout

Posted by Hosken Bombo Disco in Hosken's Blog, 23 May 2017 · 884 views
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Ervin Santana is on top of his game.

Earlier this evening, Santana blanked the Baltimore Orioles in a complete game win. It's his second complete game shutout on the season. Santana allowed just two hits, two walks, no runs, and no baserunners after the fifth inning.

Santana owns a 7-2 record with a 1.80 ERA in ten starts. In 70.0 innings, he has allow...
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The Twins Almanac for May 23-26

Posted by Matt Johnson in The Twins Almanac, 22 May 2017 · 704 views

May 23, 1991
Kirby Puckett Has Second 6-Hit Game

Kirby Puckett collected six hits for the second time in his career, going 6-for-7 with five singles and a triple, scoring two runs in an eleven-inning loss to Texas at the Metrodome. His sixth hit, a single, came in the eleventh inning. The game was tied 5-5 entering the eleventh, but the Rangers wer...
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Win the EuroMillions Lottery

Posted by smartwinners in smartwinners' Blog, 10 May 2017 · 69 views
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Win the EuroMillions Lottery Whether it's called as EuroMillionen by Austrians, EuroMillones by Spanish, EuroMilhoes by the Portuguese, EuroMillions by the Irish and people from U.K. as well as by the French, Belgian, as well as Swiss; this lottery video game would imply something - getting rich in an instant!

Though employed various names, this video game: the EuroMillions, is the...
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Acesymmetrical.

Posted by Axel Kohagen in Blog Axel Kohagen, 07 May 2017 · 724 views
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This is a TV promo, and this is your last chance to strap yourself in.

Because the next time your favorite team takes the field, the team's ace is going to be taking the mound. The guy on your team people from other states know.

The ace. The guy who can throw fireballs and baseballs that dart about like butterflies and baseballs that start at the batter...
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The New America's Past Time: Complaining

Posted by Loosey in Blog Loosey, 05 May 2017 · 919 views

This blog entry will be sweet and short. The Twins are 14-12 on Cinco De Mayo. Last year on May 5 the team was already eliminated from playoff contention, at least it felt like at 8-20.

But this year baseball is fun because the team is winning. Many of the guys helping the team win are guys who will be part of the future of this team. Miguel Sano, By...
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Flip Big Erv

Posted by sorney in sorney's Blog, 01 May 2017 · 941 views

Thor goes down.....Mets probably don't want to fall too far behind the Nats.
Can Levine flip Big Erv to the (supposed) desperate Mets for a big prospect or two?!?
Should they?!?!

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