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Article: Will Hunter Greene Haunt The Twins?

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 02:04 PM
MLB's 2017 draft is a little over two weeks away. Minnesota has known they have the first overall pick since last fall and the new regime...

Time for Duffey at SP?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:03 PM
Tyler Duffey is one of my favorite Twins, I won't hide from that fact. His mind-bending array of curve balls has my tender heart all aflu...

2017 MLB draft thread

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 02:00 PM
Baring some sort of scenario where the Twins manage to win the next 8, the Braves lose the next 8, and win the tie breaker, we'll be pick...

Article: Trust The Process And The Stats

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:56 PM
Trust the process.When ballplayers get off to slow starts, that can become a cliche, a catchphrase to talk themselves down a little bit f...

Article: Twins Minor League Report (5/22): Palacios. Hero.

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 01:43 PM
The Twins opened their brief road trip on Monday in Baltimore. Kyle Gibson, who was recalled from Rochester when Phil Hughes was placed o...

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Luis Castillo Trade Tree

Posted by menthmike in menthmike's Blog, 23 May 2017 · 110 views
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MNTwins Trade Trees -- Luis Castillo

Before the 2005 season, the Twins traded a pair of prospects for Luis Castillo. Castillo was a veteran second baseman coming from the Florida Marlins. For a team that was looking to make a deep run in the postseason, Castillo was a welcomed addition. Hitting at or near the top of the order and filling a void at sec...
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Twins Starting Depth To Be Tested

Posted by Off The Baggy in Off The Baggy, 23 May 2017 · 520 views

After being recalled following a two-start stint at Triple-A, Kyle Gibson was back in the Twins rotation. Against the Orioles on May 22, Gibson surrendered six earned runs on seven hits while walking four and striking out five. He got the win (pitcher wins are stupid), but there was a clear picture of a pitcher in over his head. For now, he'll remain in t...
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The Tovar Of Bloggers: A Chat With Erik Lundegaard

Posted by Michael (ClassicMNTwins) in Classic Minnesota Twins, 23 May 2017 · 167 views
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It's a writer's clinic. Or, at least, one make-believe writer (that would be me) taking time out from the "Sano Show" to chat with a real writer, formerly of Bloomington, MN, on his views on some classic Twins players, good baseball books, and his disdain of Derek Jeter worship at "The Tovar Of Bloggers: A Chat With Erik Lundegaard " at Classic Minnesot...
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The Twins Almanac for May 23-26

Posted by Matt Johnson in The Twins Almanac, 22 May 2017 · 123 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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Mock Draft 2.0 - 2017 MLB Draft

Posted by Hrbowski in Hrbowski's Blog, 22 May 2017 · 576 views

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A lot has changed on the draft scene since my last mock. I will do a new version with notes next week.


#1 Minnesota Twins – Kyle Wright – rhp - Vanderbilt

#2 Cincinnati Reds – Brendan McKay – lhp - Louisville

#3 San Diego Padres – Hunter Greene – rhp – CA High School

#4 Tampa...
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Acesymmetrical.

Posted by Axel Kohagen in Blog Axel Kohagen, 07 May 2017 · 480 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 · 616 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 · 697 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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Adrianza to replace Santana (prediction)

Posted by Deduno Abides in Deduno Abides' Blog, 27 April 2017 · 1,565 views

Not a scoop and I have no inside information, but he played left field today in AAA and has hit well on his rehab stint. It has to be just a matter of days if not hours before he arrives on the 25-man and Santana is DFA'd.
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MLB Promotions/Giveaways Week 4 - The Weekend (April 28 - April 30)

Posted by Tyleski in Talkin' Turnstiles, 25 April 2017 · 271 views
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By now every team has had their first (or second) homestand, so some of the excitement and shine of the start of a new season has started to wear off. Gone are the calendars (mostly, the White Sox are giving one away Wednesday and the Tigers are giving one away Saturday) and the home opener celebrations. There are still some interesting items to be had, h...
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Four things I am watching this week

Posted by Hosken Bombo Disco in Hosken's Blog, 24 April 2017 · 628 views
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The Twins sit at 8-10 through their first 18 games.

The Twins are in a much better spot than last season, but considering that opening series sweep against Kansas City, the Twins have been heading in the wrong direction recently.

The Twins begin a six game road trip in Texas tonight. I want to get my hasty thoughts down for the upcoming week.

There's n...
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Kernels Hitting a Stride

Posted by SD Buhr in SD Buhr/Jim Crikket, 23 April 2017 · 416 views

Heading into their four-game series with Midwest League Western Division leaders Kane County on Thursday, the Cedar Rapids Kernels were one game under .500, trailed the Cougars by two games in the standings and were tied for second place in their division.

(This article was originally posted at Knuckleballsblog.com )

After trouncing Kane County 11-2 i...
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An unexpected afternoon at Fenway

Posted by ashburyjohn in Nevada Twins Fan, 14 April 2017 · 640 views

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I stumbled into a free ticket to the Red Sox game against the Pirates on Thursday. It was a makeup game and a guy seated near me also said he'd gotten his tickets free from someone. (He also insisted that Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City is new, so our conversation was not illumina...
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Twins 2012 Draft

Posted by rikker49 in rikker49's Blog, 14 April 2017 · 786 views

A possible Bullpen strictly from the 2012 Draft????

In a draft that nabbed Buxton and Berrios (and to a lesser extent AB Walker) the Twins drafted Luke Bard, Mason Melotakis, JT Chargois, Zach Jones, Tyler Duffey, DJ Baxendale and Taylor Rogers.

Some relief pitchers are already making an impact, some are on the cusp of a Major League career, some are st...
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Twins Pitching Trends and My Brooks Baseball Bookmark

Posted by nicksaviking in nicksaviking blog, 10 April 2017 · 615 views

Just for fun because these are all small sample sizes here and they could do a complete 180 after one more appearance, but some interesting and largely encouraging things I noticed with Brooks Baseball pitch tracking.
http://www.brooksbaseball.net/
Phil Hughes:
I wanted him out of the rotation all off season because his off-speed and breaking stuff vari...
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Byron Buxton is Struggling but the Twins are Winning

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD in TwinsTakes.com Blog on TwinsDaily.com - Our Takes, Your Takes, TwinsTakes.com!, 07 April 2017 · 1,431 views
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Byron Buxton is Struggling but the Twins are Winning Do you like Wins (Ws) or do you dislike Strikeouts (Ks)?

The Minnesota Twins are 4-0 to begin the season and they've used all aspects of the game to help them win those 4 games. They've pitched very well, they've played great defense and they've scored plenty of runs to win two games and as much as they needed to win the other two games. Unfortunately,...
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Man Forced To Finish Batting Helmet Full Of Nachos After Girlfriend Only Eats Three Chips

Posted by Ben Remington in The Dollar Dome Dog, 07 April 2017 · 1,759 views

Man Forced To Finish Batting Helmet Full Of Nachos After Girlfriend Only Eats Three Chips -SHTICKBALL-

Yesterday afternoon at a major league baseball game, Cody Goldstein, 26, had to endure the pain and subsequent later consequences of eating an entire baseball helmet full of tortilla chips, liquid cheese jalapenos, and a meat-like substance. This unfortunate turn of events came about when Cody’s girlfriend, Amber, only ate approximately...
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The Story of Phil Hughes, of Phillip Hughes, And How I'd Like To Ignore All Of This

Posted by Jon Marthaler in Marthaler, 04 April 2017 · 1,265 views

Last June, Phil Hughes took a liner off the knee.

Because we have this kind of information now, MLB.com mentioned that the liner had left J.T. Realmuto's bat at 106 miles per hour. That's a little more than 155 feet per second, and Hughes' follow-through put him maybe 56 or 57 feet from where Realmuto made contact. In other words, Hughes had approximate...
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The Next Twins - 2017

Posted by Steve Lein in The Hanging SL, 01 April 2017 · 1,489 views

Top prospects lists have always one of the most fun things to read in the baseball offseason for me. Whether that’s by checking out the 2017 Prospect Handbook by Twins Daily’s own Seth Stohs and company , the great prospect capsules that are written on this site, or checking out any of the litany of lists available elsewhere, I can’t ever get enough. But...
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The Politics of the New Minnesota Twins

Posted by MauerState7 in MauerState7's Blog, 31 March 2017 · 1,220 views

I have some cousins that live in a house with a large unfinished basement. They moved to this house from one that was considerably larger, not so much in an effort to downsize, but more to find a residence that was more affordable. The problem with this was my Aunt is a longtime suffer of “I might still need that syndrome.” She will fully deny it, but it...

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