1. MLB Winter Meetings

    One of the best times during the offseason is the Winter Meetings. Every year, each team sends representatives (owners, front office members, coaches, etc.)...

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  2. Minnesota Twins Offer Carl Pavano Arbitration

    The deadline to offer potential free agents arbitration was last night and as expected, the Twins offered arbitration to Carl Pavano...

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  3. Minnesota Twins News Links

    • Here's a great article about Brendan Harris visiting a middle school. It's hard not to respect a guy like Harris after reading that. He definitely went up a few notches in my book...

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  4. Minnesota Twins: Bye Bye, Justin Huber?

    NPB Tracker just posted a report from the The Chugoku Shimbun that Justin Huber is close to signing a contract with the Hiroshima Carp. This week, Huber was taken off of the 40-man roster and was sent outright to Triple-A...

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  5. Who's at Second?: Twins Have Numerous Options To Complete Right Side of Infield

    Since Todd Walker and Chuck Knoblauch played at the Metrodome, the Twins haven't had steady play from any of their second basemen. In fact, the team has put in little effort (at least, compared to other positions) to upgrade it at all...

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  6. Twins Offseason Blueprint: Letting Go (The Joe Crede Edition)

    Not even a year ago, the Twins signed Joe Crede to be a one-year stopgap at third base while the organization waits for Danny Valencia to make his way up...

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  7. Trade Evaluation: Carlos Gomez for JJ Hardy

    Now that everyone is starting to calm down over the initial reports of dealing fan-favorite Carlos Gomez for JJ Hardy, it's time to evaluate the trade from several angles. Twins This trade from a Twins perspective is good...

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  8. Minnesota Twins Trade Carlos Gomez for JJ Hardy

    The Twins and Brewers have reportedly agreed to a trade that would send Carlos Gomez to Milwaukee in exchange for JJ Hardy. This move isnt' a surprise as both players have been mentioned in rumors over the course of this last season...

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  9. Twins Offseason Blueprint: Letting Go (The Mike Redmond Edition)

    After spending seven years with the Florida Marlins as a backup catcher, Mike Redmond came north to Minnesota to serve as Joe Mauer's primary backup...

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  10. Minnesota Twins Offseason Blueprint: Letting Go (The Carl Pavano Edition)

    To carry-on with the discussions on who the Twins should bring back, Carl Pavano is the next to be discussed. After failing to acquire a starting pitcher at the July trade deadline, most fans ...

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  11. Minnesota Twins' Offseason Blueprint: Letting Go (The Orlando Cabrera Edition)

    With the Joe Mauer situation on the back-burner, the Twins now can turn their attention to which of their internal free agents they would like to retain for the next season...

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  12. Offseason Outlook: Step One

    The Minnesota Twins season ended after one of the best comebacks anyone could have ever imagined. But poor plays and bad calls consumed their time in the playoffs and unfortunately were knocked out by the New York Yankees after just three games...

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  13. Award Predictions: MVP

    Last week, I gave my picks for both the Rookie of the Year and the Cy Young awards, and today I'll finish it out by awarding my (obvious) MVP votes.As I said, these picks are pretty obvious and therefore don't need a lot of explaining...

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  14. Award Predictions: Cy Young

    Yesterday, I posted my choice for the Rookie of the Year for both the American and National Leagues, so today I'll keep the ball rolling with the Cy Young award...

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  15. Award Predictions: Rookie of the Year

    National League The NL had a few rookies make big impacts on their teams this season. Off of memory, I can't remember a year in which a league featured so many rookies that should be mentioned for Rookie of the Year...

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  16. Unbelievable: Minnesota Twins Win One Game Playoff, AL Central

    I'm still speechless.My arm hurts from waving my Homer Hanky, my clothes smell like I sat inside a cockpit for two days (or how I'd imagine your clothes would smell under that circumstance), ...

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  17. Minnesota Twins: They Never Quit on Us

    Last year, after 162 games were over, the Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox had to determine the division winner by having a one-game playoff in Chicago. A year later, the Twins and Detroit Tigers find themselves in the same situation...

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  18. Minnesota Twins: Great News During Rough Times

    Reports came in Tuesday night that Dominican prospect Miguel Angel Sano and the Twins have agreed terms on a contract. On the surface, to many, this isn't a very big deal at all...

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  19. Showdown in Motown

    The Twins took two of three games against the Kansas City Royals, while the Detroit Tigers lost two of three to the White Sox, allowing the Twins to pull within two games of the division-leading Tigers...

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  20. The Twins' Outfield Dilemma

    Ron Gardenhire recently talked about his logjam in the outfield and what he plans to do with it in 2010. Gardenhire admitted that it's been a challenge this season to give everyone enough playing ...

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  21. An early look into the not-so-distant future.

    Several weeks ago, before I lost all of my free time to school, I answered a few questions that Peter Bourgeois sent in to me...

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  22. Minnesota Twins: Answering a Few Questions...

    Over the weekend, I was e-mailed a few questions from long-time reader Peter Bourgeois. But instead of e-mailing him back the questions, we both thought it'd be a fine idea to just let me answer ...

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  23. Minnesota Twins Rundown: August 14, 2009

    • As we all know, the Twins fell to the Royals this week 1-2 and are now five games back in the season. I'm not optimistic that the ball club is going to win this division as I still personally believe that the White Sox are a much better team...

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  24. Glen Perkins Hits the Shelf, but Who Takes His Place?

    The Twins announced after their embarrassing loss to the Royals on Tuesday night that Glen Perkins has been placed on the 15-day Disabled List due to something along the lines of a sore shoulder...

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  25. Alex Rios Acquisition by White Sox Can't Be Good for the Minnesota Twins Future

    For those that either read this site or know me, you already know that I rarely say anything nice about the White Sox. Honestly, it's nothing personal. I just don't like them...

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