1. Twins Product Aaron Hicks Promoted to Beloit

    Heading into the 2008 MLB Draft, the Twins had a few options for their No. 14 pick, and fans were hemming and hawing over what the team should do...

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  2. Minnesota Twins Links: Friday June 19, 2009

    • The Twins beat the Pirates yesterday by a score of 5-1. Twins starter Nick Blackburn won the "Battle of the Aces", outdueling Pirates starter Zach Duke to pick up his 6th win of the season...

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  3. Crain and Span gone, Perkins back and Pridie makes a visit

    First thing's first... Yesterday, I had a post ready to be posted and for some reason decided against just waiting until 12:00 am Wednesday to post it, I decided to schedule it to be posted at 5:00 am...

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  4. Joe Mauer Will Love Target Field

    The Joe Mauer power surge has a lot of people giving their two cents. Some say it's a result in a slight change in his swing, some say he's gotten stronger, and yet he says that nothing has changed at all...

    Josh Johnson Written by Josh Johnson about 5 years ago 655 reads 1 comments

  5. Kyle Gibson: First Round Pick, Stress Fracture

    The first three rounds of Major League Baseball's First Year Amateur Draft is now complete, and while pitching was thought to be the hottest commodity early in the draft, the difference between hitters and pitchers selected were 56-55 in favor of pitchers

    Josh Johnson Written by Josh Johnson about 5 years ago 431 reads 1 comments

  6. Game Ball Updates

    Game Ball No. 56June 5, 2009 vs. Seattle MarinersFrancisco Liriano—Starting PitcherLine: 6 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 4 BB, 5 K, no decision Game Ball No. 57June 6, 2009 vs...

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  7. MLB's Draft Day Thoughts

    Every year, there's a ton of draft day banter that really proves to be worthless as the MLB draft is easily the hardest to predict...

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  8. HIT f/x—Exciting!

    Before posting my thoughts leading up to the MLB draft, I thought I'd pass this along. Over at FanGraphs.com, Matthew Carruth gave us a little taste to something many sabermatricians have been waiting for...

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  9. Reusse: It's Not Too Early To Worry about Joe Mauer

    Some may have seen the rant-filled column by Patrick Reusse in the Sunday Minneapolis Star-Tribune sports section. I obviously did, and I really haven't stopped thinking about it since I read it...

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  10. Ramon Santana All-Star Snub?

    When the Midwest League All-Star rosters were announced yesterday, I was expecting to see a few Snappers. Despite hoisting a league-worse 18-35 record, the team does feature a few really good players some of which are having exceptional seasons...

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  11. Minnesota Twins Prospects Named As Florida State League All-Stars

    The Florida State League announced their All-Star rosters yesterday. The Fort Myers Miracle currently are in first place of the FSL South division, so it's no surprise that seven Miracle players ...

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  12. Carlos Gutierrez and Alex Burnett Head to New Britain

    *Quick update: For some odd reason, blogger won't display my other layout anymore. I'll continue trying to get that fixed. But this will have to do for now. If I can't go back to the old layout, this might have to do for a while...

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  13. Thursday Twins Links (June 4)

    • Anthony Swarzak struggled last night, giving up six runs over four innings of work. Three runs came from a Johnny Peralta home run which cemented a five-run third inning...

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  14. Rob Delaney Promoted to Triple-A Rochester

    After months of scrutiny and grief from the fans, the Minnesota Twins finally moved one of their top relief prospects up a level after Mike Gosling 'took advantage of an out clause...

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  15. Minnesota Twins: Minor League Month in Review: May

    Twins Farm Systems combined to go 65-54 (55 percent) in the month of May, which is a huge upgrade from a 34-41 (45 percent) in the month of April. The teams also combined to score 583 runs throughout the month or 4...

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  16. Sunday Twins Notes and Game Balls

    Just a few interesting tidbits here from the past couple days.Alexi Casilla was recalled after Nick Punto's groin injury ultimately forced him onto the disabled list. Casilla got off to a great start in Triple-A after his demotion before hitting ...

    Josh Johnson Written by Josh Johnson about over 5 years ago 88 reads 1 comments

  17. What should be done with Liriano?

    The Twins got another good start from their starting pitcher last night, giving them a 2-1 lead in the current series against Boston, and making them 2-3 on the season against the Boston Red Sox...

    Josh Johnson Written by Josh Johnson about over 5 years ago 94 reads 1 comments

  18. Joe Crede, Our Savior

    Before the Twins signed Joe Crede, there was an abundance of support for a platoon of Brendan Harris and Brian Buscher throughout the Twins blogosphere. Both platoon partners had strong 2008 campaigns while platooning for a chunk of the season...

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  19. Thank you!

    When I started doing my Top 50 Prospect list, it was a real toss-up for me on who our #1 prospect was. I've claimed Revere is our top prospect before (such as in Seth Stohs' 2009 Handbook), ...

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  20. Top 50 Twins Prospects 2009: #1 Aaron Hicks

    2009 Top 50 Twins Prospects | #1 | Aaron Hicks Position | OutfieldBats/Throws | Switch/RightBorn | October 2, 1989 (Long Beach, California)School | Wilson High SchoolHeight | 6'2''Weight | 170 lbs...

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  21. Twins moving in on Adrian Beltre

    The Twins and Mariners will look to hammer out a deal at the Winter Meetings Yesterday, I mentioned a trade that I would be comfortable doing to acquire Adrian Beltre from the Seattle Mariners...

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  22. Twins No Longer Pursuing Casey Blake

    Reports are that the Twins have bowed out of talks with free agent Casey Blake. Usually don't have much to post about over the weekends, however La Velle E...

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  23. Delmon Young: Trading him could be a big mistake

    Manager Ron Gardenhire doesn't see Delmon Young (left) starting in 2009, at least not right now. By this point, I am more than certain that most (if not all) of you have either ...

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  24. Minnesota Twins' Offseason Looking Clearer

    Dennys Reyes was the only Twins Free Agent who qualified for arbitration and the team offered it to him in hopes of acquiring an extra draft pick next June...

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  25. Delmon Young Is "Very, Very Much Out There"

    Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports heard from a rival GM that Twins outfielder Delmon Young is "very, very much out there" on the trading block. So we continue to hear Delmon Young's name at the center of the Twins rumors...

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