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Article: Twins Minor League Report (7/29): Berrios Injured

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For fans of the Twins minor league system, there were three of the organizations best pitching prospects all on the mound in one night. T...

Any Chance Twins Can Add A Swarkak Or Deduno To Willingha...

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Does anyone think that adding a Sam Deduno to a Josh Willingham trade might entice the Yankees to make a deal for some prospects? What ab...

Article: Five Players To Watch Over The Next Two Months

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On his excellent RandBall blog, the Star Tribune's Michael Rand wrote Tuesday that despite being out of contention, the Twins' approach a...

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Kernels In A Dogfight For Mwl Postseason Spot

Posted by SD Buhr in SD Buhr/Jim Crikket, 30 July 2014 · 118 views

In mid-June, after a brutal first half to their Midwest League season, the Cedar Rapids Kernels limped in to the MWL’s All-Star break with a 31-39 record, not only 14 games behind Western Division leader Kane County, but also 7.5 games behind the Burlington Bees.

The latter is important because, in the world of Class A minor league baseball, seasons are...
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Twins Minor League Report (7/29): Berrios Injured

Posted by Cody Christie in North Dakota Twins Fan, 29 July 2014 · 561 views
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Twins Minor League Report (7/29): Berrios Injured For fans of the Twins minor league system, there were three of the organizations best pitching prospects all on the mound in one night. This is about as exciting as it gets, folks.

Rochester starter Alex Meyer had pitched five straight starts of six innings by allowing two earned runs or less. New Britain starter Jose Berrios was making his fourth start...
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Glen Perkins: My Dead Horse

Posted by Twins Fan From Afar in Blog Twins Fan From Afar, 29 July 2014 · 214 views
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Glen Perkins: My Dead Horse My article last week suggesting that the Twins trade Glen Perkins (for the right offer) is one of the most read things I've written. Although there were only a handful of comments at Twins Fan From Afar , over here at TwinsDaily there are nearly 200 comments (most of them well thought out). MLBTradeRumors also linked to the article, and it ran in the S...
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What The Twins' World Needs Now

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven in Peanuts from Heaven, 29 July 2014 · 289 views

The trade deadline is looming over the heads of Twins fans right now. Like a honed knife's edge, like a hunter's net, like a disapproving parent at the doorway of a kegger thrown by their independent child: it's looming.

At least that's my feeling. And I admit it's a weird one. After all the Twins are sellers (again) in a seller's market (witness the hau...
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The 30-And-Under Experiment (Plus Joe And Glen)

Posted by glp_vt in Blog glp_vt, 28 July 2014 · 243 views

The 30-And-Under Experiment (Plus Joe And Glen) It's over, folks. Time to throw in the towel. Again.

As we push past the trade deadline into the final 50-ish games of the season, conventional baseball wisdom would suggest that the younger players should be getting the majority of the plate appearances and innings. I say we throw caution to the wind.

Let's assume, for the sake of argument, that we fin...
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The No Juice Podcast, Episode #15: Big Announcement

Posted by Parker Hageman in Over the Baggy, 28 July 2014 · 60 views

On this week's episode of the No Juice Podcast , Dan Anderson and Parker Hageman begin with some big news. Like, really big. Then they talk about the Minnesota Twins which includes the recent trade of Kendrys Morales to the Seattle Mariners, the potential of trading away Kurt Suzuki and the overall status of the team heading towards what is projected to...
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Monday Morning Madness: July 28, 2014

Posted by Brad Swanson in Kevin Slowey was Framed!, 28 July 2014 · 129 views

Monday Morning Madness:  July 28, 2014 Weekend Recap

Who won the most recent game? Those of us with a healthy recency bias are pretty high on the Twins right now. Everyone else? Not so much.

Logan Darnell ...sort of

Congratulations to Darnell for making his first MLB start on Saturday. He got lit up, but it's still a great moment for him. Darnell absolutely deserved this opportunity. He's...
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Twins Minor League Report (7/27): Stephen Gonsalves Debuts In Mwl

Posted by Steve Lein in The Hanging SL, 27 July 2014 · 117 views

The Minnesota Twins were able to avoid the brutal 4-game sweep at home courtesy of their fellow AL Central bottom dwellers, the Chicago White Sox, after a Sam Fuld single in the seventh inning gave them just enough of a cushion for the eventual 4-3 victory. Glen Perkins made it interesting in the ninth, but struck out two to pick up his 25th save of the...
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David Price... Stay or Go?

Posted by Brian Mozey in Blog Brian Mozey, 26 July 2014 · 76 views
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Throughout the past couple months David Price has had to deal with rumors of being traded. He already told the media about a month go that he didn't like hearing the rumors. He just wanted the Tampa Bay Rays to make up their mind. It's unclear if Price will be dealt because the Rays have less than a week to trade him. David Price is an ace and could be in...
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Making Minor League Room

Posted by Shane Wahl in Field of Twins, 26 July 2014 · 298 views

I contend that there is no reason to keep certain players who are blocking prospects in the minor league system. I cannot imagine that minor league attendance is really driven by aging players.

From Rochester:

Chris Rahl
Eric Farris
Doug Bernier
Mark Hamburger
Aaron Thompson (potential add-on trade bait)
Kris Johnson (I know, but the future? potential a...
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No possible way to win with these coaches...

Posted by huhguy in Blog huhguy, 25 July 2014 · 125 views

You can see it in their faces, when the Twins get behind..they quit...

and I believe the reason is that ....The coaches are constantly harrasing them..

By the time a player reaches the major leagues they have had a ton of coaching, when they come up..let them be who they are and see if its good enough.

Did the coaches ruin Aaron Hicks? Maybe..it sure...
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Former Twin Andrew Albers cheered on by robots

Posted by EE in Big D in Blog EE in Big D, 25 July 2014 · 30 views

I couldn't resist posting this story--strange and funny. Andrew Albers makes an appearance around 1:50 into the video.

http://www.businessi...bot-fans-2014-7
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Dinner with a Moderator

Posted by stringer bell in Blog stringer bell, 25 July 2014 · 47 views

While this isn't "My Dinner with Andre" or "Tuesdays with Morrie", I did have dinner with someone on a Tuesday. During Monday's game thread our very own "scene setter" and moderator Riverbrian noted that he was in Rochester. I work in that fair city and live just over 20 miles away. I contacted Brian when he asked about bakeries, and we agreed to meet f...
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Talk to Contact, Ep 93: TC Bear and his T-shirt Gun

Posted by Paul Pleiss in Beyond the Limestone, 24 July 2014 · 11 views


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Lewis Thorpe Improving

Posted by Boone in Blog Boone, 24 July 2014 · 62 views

Over the past year, Lewis Thorpe has exploded on the scene. An unknown commodity heading into the GCL last season, he was so dominant as a 17 year old that he has appeared on various preseason Twins’ top 10 prospect lists. He has made even more news this year, skipping the Appalachian league and going straight to A ball from extended spring training. Howe...
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Smart Baseball: Selling High On Suzuki

Posted by jdotmcmahon in Blog jdotmcmahon, 24 July 2014 · 22 views


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Summary For Troy's Twins Chat For July 23, 2014

Posted by Troy Larson in Blog Troy Larson, 23 July 2014 · 5 views

Here's what Dad and I discussed on Troy's Twins Chat. Dad and I talked about today's game. We discussed iwhether or not the Twins are buyers or seller. Also, I previewed the series with the not so Mighty Whities of Chicago.

To listen to the show, click on the following link. http://www.blogtalkr...roys-twins-chat

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Trade Candidate: Kevin Correia

Posted by Nick Nelson in Nick's Twins Blog, 22 July 2014 · 34 views


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Episode 154: Sellers!

Posted by John Bonnes in TwinsGeek.com, 20 July 2014 · 12 views



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