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Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 08:43 PM
Murphy to Cedar Rapids. Exactly one week after I left.

How excited am I allowed to get about Hu?

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 01:16 PM
Hu's on 1st.... Certainly not opposing hitters.

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Questions About MinnCentric 26 Jul 2014
It has really helped to read this entire thread. Many of my questions were answered. Thanks to all who helped!

If You Had To Bet $50: Will Mauer Lead All Twins Pla...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:38 PM
I'm willing to bet that Mauer doesnt hit over 12 homeruns a season for the rest of his career.    I'm just hoping when the Twin...

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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 · 28 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 · 51 views
david price, tampa bay rays and 1 more...

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 · 215 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 · 90 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 · 17 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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Alex Meyer's Time Has Almost Arrived

Posted by Parker Hageman in Over the Baggy, 25 July 2014 · 54 views


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Dinner with a Moderator

Posted by stringer bell in Blog stringer bell, 25 July 2014 · 36 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 · 1 views


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Lewis Thorpe Improving

Posted by Boone in Blog Boone, 24 July 2014 · 43 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 · 10 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 · 2 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 · 16 views


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Twins Minor League Report (7/22): One Great Hamburger

Posted by Cody Christie in North Dakota Twins Fan, 22 July 2014 · 9 views

The Florida State League announced that Byron Buxton was that league's player of the week. In games played from July 14-20 and he went 10-for-20 at the plate with one triple, two home runs, four runs batted in and scored six runs. Buxton is currently listed as day-to-day after being hit on the wrist by a pitch. He is expected to be back in the line-up by...
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Alex Swim Swinging a Hot Bat for the Kernels

Posted by SD Buhr in SD Buhr/Jim Crikket, 22 July 2014 · 1 views

The Cedar Rapids Kernels dropped an ugly 5-2 game to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers back on July 9 and Kernels manager Jake Mauer clearly was not a happy man afterward.

His line up had left eight runners stranded in scoring position on the night and played some shoddy defense in a loss on a night when Kernels pitching combined to strike out 13 opposi...
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Trade Glen Perkins

Posted by Twins Fan From Afar in Blog Twins Fan From Afar, 21 July 2014 · 18 views


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Monday Morning Madness: July 21, 2014

Posted by Brad Swanson in Kevin Slowey was Framed!, 21 July 2014 · 2 views


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Episode 154: Sellers!

Posted by John Bonnes in TwinsGeek.com, 20 July 2014 · 7 views


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Last Chance to Say Stuff about the All-Star Game

Posted by PeanutsFromHeaven in Peanuts from Heaven, 18 July 2014 · 6 views

Again, all this is available at our personal website ...only with pictures!! YAY PICTURES!

I'm surprised to note that I have not blogged about an all-star game in three years. Not in Kansas City, nor in New York. Maybe I was actually off living my life. But with the game in the Twin Cities, I was eager to both celebrate the festivities in person, and wa...