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Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:55 AM
You might think this thread is a slam against Shoemaker, it isn't. In 2017 Shoemaker pitched around 77 innings, the next 3 seasons he pit...

Akil Baddoo crushes Homerun in first major league at bat

Other Baseball Today, 10:19 AM
Big mistake letting this guy go

Twins Minor League Report (5/8): Rain Rain, Go Away

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 06:45 AM
A pair of starting pitchers on the 40-man roster were set to make their 2021 debuts on Saturday but only two games were able to be played...

Twins Roster Moves - 2021

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 05:50 PM
I recall last year we had a thread that tracked roster moves the Twins made throughout the 2020 season, and I'm like to have another thre...

Twins Minor League Report (5/7): Big Bats Break Out

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 07:27 PM
On a positive Friday night around the Twins' system, two hitters' career nights stole the show. Read about all four farm games in tonight...

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2019 Minnesota Twins Season Preview Baseball from Falvey, Levine & Baldelli

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 28 March 2019 · 1,788 views
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2019 Minnesota Twins Season Preview Baseball from Falvey, Levine & Baldelli Working Together to Win Baseball Games. It’s a Partnership!
Ahem! Are the Royals really a Home Highlight? Come on, now!

The Minnesota Twins embark on their 59th season and, maybe more importantly, their 3rd season under CBO Derek Falvey & GM Thad Levine, who have now added another “partner” in new Manager Rocco Baldelli. This is the Twins moving on...


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TwinsTakes on Buxton Not Being Recalled for September Call-ups

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 02 September 2018 · 2,654 views
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The Minnesota Twins have had a strange season in 2018. Unfortunately, that doesn’t compare to the nightmare season their center fielder, Byron Buxton, has gone through so far. A myriad of injuries and struggles at the plate have made the Twins front office of CBO Derek Falvey and GM Thad Levine decide to not have Byron Buxton be a part of their September...


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The Twins Takes - Minnesota Twins MLB Draft History

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 02 November 2017 · 3,979 views
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The Twins Takes - Minnesota Twins MLB Draft History How have the Minnesota Twins done in the MLB Draft in the past and recently?
The Minnesota Twins has to make the most out of every player they acquire through the draft. You can say that about every team in Major League Baseball but, some of those teams have the ability to make up for a bad draft every now and then. They can stretch the payroll to go get...


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TwinsTakes on Team Development - Trust the Process Part 4

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 21 October 2017 · 2,605 views
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TwinsTakes on Team Development - Trust the Process Part 4 Team development is the final step to building a winning team.
Team Development is similar to player development but from a team aspect. A winning team doesn’t come from simply putting the best players on the field together. Talent, while a huge part of winning, isn’t the only trait needed to field a winning team. It might not even be the best trait of a...


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Minnesota Twins to Partner with Paul Molitor for 3 More Years

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 11 October 2017 · 1,553 views
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The Minnesota Twins sign for 3 more years of partnership with Paul Molitor.
The Minnesota Twins, having come off a very good season where they made the playoffs for the first time since 2010, have re-signed their manager, Paul Molitor, to a 3-year contract. Terms of the 3-year deal have yet to be announced. Now, the 61-year old manager will do his best...


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One Game In New York - Twins vs Yankees - 2017 AL Wild Card Game

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 03 October 2017 · 2,545 views
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One Game In New York - Twins vs Yankees - 2017 AL Wild Card Game One & Done or Won & Some More Fun?
The history of the Minnesota Twins playing the New York Yankees in the postseason for most fans brings up nothing but bad and/or angry memories of lost games and lost series. Unfortunately, the results have rarely, if ever, been good for the Twins when they meet the Yankees in the postseason. Heck, the results h...


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Trusting the Process of Player Development - Trust the Process Part 3

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 02 October 2017 · 2,128 views
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Trusting the Process of Player Development - Trust the Process Part 3 The development of players is how teams succeed and win.
The Minnesota Twins are a team that has to rely on player development. They don’t really have the luxury of using free agency to fix their weaknesses or, at least, to use it very often. They have to trust the process of developing players so they always have good prospects coming. If they do that,...


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TwinsTakes on Acquiring Players - Trust the Process - Part 2

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 21 September 2017 · 2,488 views
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TwinsTakes on Acquiring Players - Trust the Process - Part 2 Players are the lifeblood of your team. Acquire them well and often.
The Minnesota Twins are finally at a point where they have built a team with a lot of talent. Most of that talent is young and still developing into what they could potentially be. They will go a long way towards making the Minnesota Twins a perennial playoff team now and in the future...


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TwinsTakes on Trusting the Process - Part 1

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 14 September 2017 · 2,176 views
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TwinsTakes on Trusting the Process - Part 1 There are no shortcuts to winning. Trust the Process!
The Minnesota Twins are near the end of a season where they are contending for the playoffs. When the Trade Deadline passed on July 31st, Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey and General Manager Thad Levine had to make a big decision. Buy or Sell? Were the Minnesota Twins ready to compete for a playoff...


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Byron Buxton is Struggling but the Twins are Winning

Posted by TwinsTakes-RD , 07 April 2017 · 2,852 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,...