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Article: Twins Minor League Report (8/21): Wells, Lewis,...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:20 AM
The Twins played two games on Monday, and all of the Twins affiliates except Ft. Myers had games as well. The Red Wings and Lookouts play...

Go get Verlander

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:18 AM
http://www.espn.com/...astros-audition   Best possible combination of help in 2017 and help in the next couple years, right where th...

Article: Twins Minor League Report (8/20): Royce Continue...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 07:17 AM
Building a winning culture in an organization starts in the minor leagues. There has been a lot of losing in Minnesota leading into this...

Article: Golden Opportunity

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:14 AM
Defense has been one of the key aspects of Minnesota's turnaround in 2017. On their way to over 100 losses last season, there were plenty...

Souhan on Sano

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:05 AM
Okay, I'll bite.   Lotta twitter bile being flung at Souhan based on his column on Sano & his weight.    I'm curious t...

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WARNE: Possible September Call-Ups for the Minnesota Twins

Posted by Brandon Warne in Asking the Tough Questions, 21 August 2017 · 533 views
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On Sept. 1 in MLB, rosters expand. For the entire month, teams can bring up and use any player on the 40-man roster. The usage of this is varied, as some teams will empty out their minors and stock their clubhouse and dugout. Others will simply bring up some pinch-runner types and an extra bullpen arm or two.

It all depends on the team’s goals for the se...
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Emptying Out The Twins Mailbag

Posted by Ted Schwerzler in Off The Baggy, 21 August 2017 · 524 views

It's been a while since I've done a Twins mailbag here at Off The Baggy, and with the Twins playing some really fun and exciting baseball, it seemed like a good time. Soliciting questions from readers on Twitter, there was a handful of solid submissions. As the summer draws to a close, we'll get more concrete answers to some of these.

Before letting the...
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Enns this experiment now!

Posted by huhguy in Blog huhguy, 11 August 2017 · 1,041 views

Looks like the Yankees got us again. Unless the AA guy has something to offer.

If Enns can be sucessful in the Majors then I am coming out of Retirement!

We have at least 5 pitchers in the minors that are better than him right now.
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Twins vs Padres series recap

Posted by Ben Fadden in Ben Fadden's Blog, 02 August 2017 · 292 views

Twins vs Padres series recap The Padres and Twins faced off in a two game series on Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon. The Padres won game one with the Twins splitting the series winning game two.

In Game 1, San Diego won 3-0 even though it was a very fast game until the eighth when the Padres broke it open with a 2-run home run from catcher Austin Hedges over the right field w...
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The Twins Have No Choice But to Sell

Posted by jzenk42 in Talkin' Twins with Jonathon, 27 July 2017 · 1,384 views
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The Twins Have No Choice But to Sell If you were to ask me whether the Twins should buy or sell during the All-Star break, I would have told you they should stand pat and maybe make a minor move or two. I would have also told you we’d know more after the tough stretch to begin the second half of the season. To start the unofficial second half of the season, Minnesota played a road series aga...
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Daily Twins Daily: July 27, 2017

Posted by Parker Hageman in Daily Twins Daily, 27 July 2017 · 476 views

Daily Twins Daily: July 27, 2017 Good morning and welcome to the Daily Twins Daily . Before I throw this one over to first, I’ll make sure someone is covering the base...

First: You should go sign up for our latest Thank You Giveaway . Today’s giveaway is a sweet package of Minnesota Twins gear from our friends at SotaStickCo . My personal favorite is the artwork of Kent Hrbek lifting....
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We Didn’t Start (Tony) Fiore: A Billy Joel Ode to the 2002 Twins

Posted by VeryWellThen in Very Well Then, 25 July 2017 · 536 views
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We Didn’t Start (Tony) Fiore: An Ode to the 2002 Twins
Inspired by Billy Joel’s concert at Target Field on July 28th.

Tom Kelly retires. Terry Ryan rehires.
Carl Pohlad conspires with Commissioner Bud.
Contraction. Legal Action. Metrodome gets an injunction.
Forty year old franchise. Saved by a judge.

A decade since ’91. Losing in near every one.
New...
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Twins And Losses Supershow ep. 40 - tmayH

Posted by Twins and Losses in Twins and Losses, 18 July 2017 · 341 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 · 1,454 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 · 2,017 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 · 1,531 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 · 869 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 · 1,835 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 · 2,196 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 · 775 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 · 1,558 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 · 970 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 · 785 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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Acesymmetrical.

Posted by Axel Kohagen in Blog Axel Kohagen, 07 May 2017 · 824 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 · 994 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...