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Article: Nunez Traded To Giants For LHP Prospect

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:27 AM
Following the Twins 6-2 win against the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night, the team announced that All Star Shortstop Eduardo Nunez has...

MLB Midseason Prospect Rankings

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 11:17 PM
MLB did their mid-season rankings with 2016 draft picks now included.   Here are the top 100 in the MLB: http://m.mlb.com/prosp...

Article: Rob Antony's Audition

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:59 PM
That the Minnesota Twins decided to move on from general manager Terry Ryan would not, in and of itself, be all that surprising for any o...

Rob Antony Looks to Leave Mark on Twins

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:41 PM
There's lots of layers to this crucial trade deadline for interim GM Rob Antony. Not only does he have to make moves to benefit the team...

Article: Mauer Outage

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:55 PM
During the month of April, while the Minnesota Twins stumbled out of the gates with a nine-game losing streak and ultimately finished wit...



Twins Pen Showing Its True Colors

Posted by Off The Baggy in Off The Baggy, 28 July 2016 · 236 views

A season ago, the Minnesota Twins had one of the worst bullpens in baseball. Just narrowly missing out on the playoffs, a better relief corps could have been enough to get them over the hump. This season there were some holdovers and some dart throws to the pen, but no player has been more important, both in reality and principle, than Taylor Rogers.


So You Want to Make a Deal

Posted by nicksaviking in nicksaviking blog, 27 July 2016 · 454 views

I can feel it, the anxiety around here is building, people are dying for some trade news. When the Twins were good they were loathe to part with young players to improve the club, when the club was bad they were so bad that they didn't have anything worth trading. Now we sit here with perhaps not exciting, but certainly plentiful trade chips. There have b...

By the numbers: How bad have Deron Johnson's Twins' drafts been?

Posted by Thrylos in Thrylos' Blog - select Tenth Inning Stretch posts, 26 July 2016 · 680 views

Originally published at The Tenth Inning Stretch
As the Minnesota Twins are evaluating their front office, I would like to take the opportunity to objectively evaluate the performance of certain parts of their front office for which there might be appropriate objective evaluation criteria. Deron Johnson , the Twins scouting director since 2...

Kernels & Jake Mauer Focus on "Task at Hand"

Posted by SD Buhr in SD Buhr/Jim Crikket, 25 July 2016 · 196 views

With less than 40 games left in their 2017 campaign, the Cedar Rapids Kernels need a strong finish to clinch a Midwest League playoff spot, something they’ve accomplished every season since affiliating with the Minnesota Twins in 2013.
Kernels manager Jake Mauer and infielder...

Twins Minor League Report (7/24): Kirilloff Keeps Hitting

Posted by Steve Lein in The Hanging SL, 24 July 2016 · 379 views

The Minnesota Twins were unable to complete their comeback against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday afternoon, but there were still five other games to be played in the minor leagues for the organization.

Lefthander Stephen Gonsalves was on the mound for the Lookouts, and put zeroes on the board for the first five innings of a game that went into extras. How...

PODCAST: Midwest Swing, Episode 27

Posted by Brandon Warne in BW on the Beat, 22 July 2016 · 159 views

Mike Berardino (Pioneer Press) joins Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier to discuss the Minnesota Twins decision to relieve Terry Ryan of his duties and who should replace him.


To Tank Or Not To Tank?

Posted by Tom Froemming in Get to know 'em, 21 July 2016 · 496 views

After getting off to the worst start in franchise history, the Twins appear to be turning things around this month, but is that something fans should be excited about? It seems like a crazy question, but when you look at the big picture could it be in the best interest of the team's future to tank the rest of the season?

In the MLB there is nothing but i...

TwinsDaily Minor League Report (7/18): Park Goes Yard, and Gonsalvez Dazzles

Posted by Eric R Pleiss in Beyond the Metrodome, 19 July 2016 · 385 views
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TwinsDaily Minor League Report (7/18): Park Goes Yard, and Gonsalvez Dazzles In baseball, and in life, the only constant is change. The Terry Ryan era has come to an end and with Rob Antony in charge, it will be an interesting couple of weeks until the trade deadline. In the short term, the change should not have any impact on the Twins Minor League organizations or day to day business with the affiliates, but when a new General...

The End of the Terry Ryan Era

Posted by PintoWF in Pinto's Perspective, 18 July 2016 · 300 views
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The End of the Terry Ryan Era Terry Ryan was fired on Monday, July 18 as the Minnesota Twins General Manager. Ryan was the Twins GM from 1994-2007 and again from 2011 until now.

The end of his career will be marred by some of the worst seasons in Twins history. That, along with the current worst record in baseball, led to Ryan's demise.

It shouldn't be what defines him.

Ryan took a...

So you wanted Sano at third?

Posted by huhguy in Blog huhguy, 16 July 2016 · 782 views

After watching Sano just drop a pop up that any little leaguer would have caught, it is time for me to comment.

TRUTH Sano is a better outfielder than a 3b, you clamored for a trade of Plouffe, then for Sano to move to 3b, what now brown cow?

IF Sano is ever to play the field, the only position for him is currently occupied....by a horrible contract.....

Searching for Radke

Posted by jorgenswest in Blog jorgenswest, 14 July 2016 · 568 views

Brad Radke was drafted 25 years ago. He arrived in 1995 and averaged over 30 starts a year through 2006. The Twins haven't developed a pitcher of his quality since. I wondered about today's better pitchers. What were their numbers in the minors? In particular I wondered about strike outs and walks. Those numbers are relatively fielding independent.

I wen...

All-Star Break Thoughts

Posted by stringer bell in stringer bell's Blog, 12 July 2016 · 429 views
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At the All-Star break, the Twins sit with a terrible 32-56 record and it is only that good because they've won the last three series against three AL West clubs. For most of the season, the Twins have scored the fewest runs in the AL while allowing the most. I wasn't totally surprised that the Twins pitching staff was bad, but it just doesn't seem right t...

Twins Seeking to Stay Relevant Amongst Youths

Posted by Twins and Losses in Twins and Losses, 12 July 2016 · 390 views
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Twins Seeking to Stay Relevant Amongst Youths By all accounts, this has been a lost season for the Twins.

Glen Perkins: done for the season.

Phil Hughes: done for the season.

Kevin Jepsen: cleared waivers on the day that Chi Wen Hu, the pitching prospect sent to Tampa Bay to acquire Jepsen, pitched a perfect 1-2-3 inning in the Futures Game with only five pitches including a fastball that touched...

Amazed at the sight of Target field

Posted by myrie123 in Visit500, 12 July 2016 · 393 views

First of all I am not from Minnesota, but I am following baseball in USA and I cheer for Twins. So I am writing this as an outside fan.
Last week I was in Minnesota and while there I just had to visit the Twins stadium! I've seen it many times on TV, but now seeing it with my own eyes, I must say I was amazed. I really liked it and I enjoyed the view. The...

Trade Brian Dozier?

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD in TwinsTakes.com Blog on TwinsDaily.com - Our Takes, Your Takes, TwinsTakes.com!, 11 July 2016 · 740 views
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Trade Brian Dozier? I threw out a question the other day on Twitter asking if the Minnesota Twins should look into trading Brian Dozier while he’s hot. I got several responses ranging from absolutely to not a chance. Bear with me and see if you agree that Trading Brian Dozier might be a good thing for the Twins.

The Minnesota Twins are in a spot where they should think abou...

Terry Ryan deserves blame, but he is not the only one

Posted by jzenk42 in Talkin' Twins with Jonathon, 05 July 2016 · 753 views
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Terry Ryan deserves blame, but he is not the only one Minnesota has a number of problems this season, as its record indicates. People are focusing most of the blame on General Manager Terry Ryan. I am here to tell you that while Ryan deserves his fair share, it is not just him. He gets the most heat, and rightfully so, since he is the general manager, but there is much blame to go around. There is a phrase t...

Cape Cod League

Posted by ashburyjohn in Nevada Twins Fan, 05 July 2016 · 295 views

Source: Cape Cod League

Game Of The Week-#1 Pick Eddie Bane Debuts At The Met, July 4, 1973

Posted by Michael (ClassicMNTwins) in Classic Minnesota Twins, 03 July 2016 · 304 views
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On July 4, 1973, Calvin Griffith and his minions did something Twins management hasn't done before or since...they inserted a prized pitching draft pick into a Major League game less than one month after his draft day.

That was...

From: Park vs, Desmond- Another case of misdirected FA $$$

Posted by jokin in Blog jokin, 02 July 2016 · 488 views

Source: Park vs, Desmond- Another case of misdirected FA $$$

Blame Game "Who is at fault" in the Rotation

Posted by Brandon in Brandon's Blog, 29 June 2016 · 651 views

There has been a lot of talk on here calling for Terry Ryan to get fired. I disagree with that assesment and instead of arguing i figured to make the scenarios into a game of who is at fault? Terry Ryan, The player, or something else....Also I will make this a series starting with the rotation today then the bullpen, IF and C, then OF and prospects.

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