1. How Will the Minnesota Twins Be Impacted by Target Field?

    First of all, if you didn't see, I posted my No. 3 Twins prospect for the 2010 season. Now, on to the post... The Twins (officially) open Target Field at 3:05 pm today against the Boston Red Sox...

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  2. Twins Blogosphere: Link-A-Palooza

    • On Saturday, the Twins Centric crew will be hosting their second viewing party of the year. The party will be tomorrow at the Majors in Blaine. The Twins Centric crew will be there to watch the Twins take on the Chicago White Sox at noon...

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  3. Jake Mauer and Minnesota Twins Farm System: Needing a Miracle

    Jake Mauer has been around baseball for his entire life. Of course he's known as "Joe's Brother" but it wasn't long ago that Jake was also trying to make a name for himself as a player...

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  4. Opening Day: Minnesota Twins Start 2010 Season with High Hopes

    The Twins begin the 2010 season against the Los Angeles Angels (of Anaheim). I'm generally annoyed by not having a game on at seven, but being that I have night class on Mondays (that ...

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  5. 2010 Twins and MLB Predictions

    I recently asked for other bloggers and readers to post their predictions for the 2010 season. Several bloggers have already posted their predictions, so I definitely suggest that you ...

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  6. 2010 Twins Predictions Day - April 2nd

    I e-mailed this to a lot of Twins bloggers. If you didn't get it, there's a good chance it's due to my incredibly horrid internet connection (which made me re-send it about eight times) instead of me just forgetting about you...

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  7. Score One for the Little Man: Joe Mauer and Minnesota Twins Agree to Extension

    As noted here yesterday, the Minnesota Twins and Joe Mauer, the reigning American League MVP, have agreed to an eight-year, $184 million contract extension, keeping Mauer in Minnesota through the 2018 season...

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  8. Denard Span, Minnesota Twins Agree to New Contract

    First off I want to apologize for my lack of writing as of late. I've been on Spring Break this past week and...well...lets just say that the computer I'm using isn't the greatest. I know it's a lame excuse, but it's the truth...

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  9. Minor League Draft Thoughts

    A few weeks ago, Seth Stohs of Seth Speaks asked me to participate in a Minor League draft that he was conducting. Much like fantasy baseball, we drafted players from certain positions in an attempt to get a "roster" of players...

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  10. Long Overdue Plugs: Minnesota Twins 2010 Propsect Handbook &Twins Annual 2010

    Some of you may have noticed that I've added two "Books to buy" to the right side of the page. The two items I'm talking about are the Maple Street Press Twins Annual 2010 and the Minnesota Twins 2010 Prospect Handbook ...

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  11. Happy Nick Punto Day!

    A few weeks back, Twins blogger Andrew Kneeland (of Twins Target) sent out an e-mail two different Twins bloggers asking to partake in Nick Punto Day...

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  12. Orlando Hudson Signs with the Minnesota Twins

    Joe Christensen of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune has reported that Orlando Hudson has officially signed with the Twins ...

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  13. Minnesota Twins Release Steven Tolleson

    The Twins have released infielder Steven Tolleson from the 40-man roster this afternoon, making room for the addition of Jim Thome. Tolleson was the 37th ranked player on my 2010 prospect list...

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  14. Quick Minnesota Twins Note

    Seth Stohs of Seth Speaks will be hosting a special two-hour Pre-Twins Fest Podcast tonight . Slated to appear are John Sickels and a slew of top prospects and current Twins players...

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  15. Changing a Common Approach

    With the burdensome thought of Jason Pridie making the roster, many believe that the Twins are in need of another outfielder...

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  16. Kyle Gibson a Pocket Ace?: Baseball America's Top 10 Twins Prospects

    Baseball America released their Minnesota Twins Top 10 Prospect list for 2010 yesterday. Here's how it looks: 1. Aaron Hicks, OF 2. Wilson Ramos, C 3. Kyle Gibson, RHP 4. Miguel Sano, SS/3B 5...

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  17. Jarrod Washburn and the Twins: Overvaluing the Theory of a Veteran Presence

    Jack Steal of Fanatic Jack Talks Twins has been an advocate of the Twins adding Jarrod Washburn. While stating one of several reasons for adding Washburn, Jack brings up the point that Pavano had a "calming effect" on the rest of the rotation...

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  18. Roberto Alomar Denied Hall, Bert Blyleven Snubbed Again

    It shouldn't surprise me anymore, but it does. The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) failed to elect Bert Blyleven into the Hall of Fame by five votes. He received 74.2 percent of the votes when 75 percent is needed...

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  19. Derek McCallum No. 45 in Top 50 Twins Prospects 2010

    Position: Second BaseBats/Throws: Left/RightBorn: March 22, 1988 (Shoreview, Minnesota)School: University of MinnesotaHeight: 5'11''Weight: 175 lbs.2009 Ranking: Not Ranked Breakdown The Twins drafted Derek McCallum in the fourth round of the 2009 draft

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  20. Josh's Thoughts: Top 50 Minnesota Twins Prospects (Explanation)

    Here was my explanation from last year ; I think it's still fitting: With the Twins currently not making any headlines these days, I've decided to start posting my top 50 prospect list...

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  21. Minnesota Twins: What's Going on?

    Happy Holidays! I decided that with not a whole lot going on last week to hold off on writing until today, even though there's still nothing going on with the Twins...

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  22. Twins Looking at Mark DeRosa Again

    The Twins have been interested in acquiring Mark DeRosa quite a few times in recent years. He possess a lot of qualities that the Twins look for in players. He also plays a position that the Twins are trying to fill...

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  23. What Else Could the Minnesota Twins Possibly Have Up Their Sleeves?

    Bob Nightingale of USA Today reported that the Twins and Padres have discussed a trade that would send Glen Perkins to San Diego in exchange for Kevin Kouzmanoff...

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  24. Boof Bonser Designated for Assignment

    Last night , I predicted that Boof Bonser wouldn't be with the Twins next season. And this afternoon, the Twins made that a likely possibility by designating him for assignment. The move is related to Carl Pavano accepting arbitration...

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  25. Will Carl Pavano stick around?

    1:00 PM: According to Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com , it appears more and more likely that Twins starter Carl Pavano will accept arbitration, keeping him in Minnesota for at least one more season (thoughts below)...

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