1. Five Biggest MLB MVP Snubs of All Time

    The Baseball Writer's Association of America has long irked sporting fans from coast to coast by basing their decisions on trivial aspects of the game (grittiness, hustle, and ...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 2,560 reads 23 comments

  2. MLB Trade Rumors: Twins Trade For Matt Capps, Improve Bullpen

    During a year in which pitchers are being sold for remarkably low prices, the Minnesota Twins announced last night that they had traded Wilson Ramos to the Washington Nationals for closer Matt Capps...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 635 reads 1 comments

  3. Anatomy of an Offensive Outburst: The Minnesota Twins

    Something wasn't quite right with Zack Greinke. The 26-year-old defending Cy Young Award winner had a 3.59 ERA on the season; quite good, but certainly not great...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 461 reads 6 comments

  4. Minnesota Twins: What Would You Do?

    With inconsistency taking a death-grip over Minnesota's starting rotation this year, the Twins are rumored to have been interested in just about every pitcher on the market...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 597 reads 4 comments

  5. Three Steps To a Successful Second Half for the Minnesota Twins

    After starting the season with most everything clicking, the Minnesota Twins have experienced a rough couple of months...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 237 reads 5 comments

  6. Jesse Crain's Success Due to Off-Speed Pitches

    Jesse Crain is a polarizing figure among Minnesota fans. Outside of Nick Punto, there perhaps isn't a player who so divides Twins Territory. Either you want to give the flame-throwing right-hander a second chance or you want him cut...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 279 reads 4 comments

  7. Minnesota Twins: The One Where An Eternal Optimist Gets a Reality Check

    Compared to most fans in Twins Territory, I can be considered an optimist. When things on the field start looking bad, I can usually find a silver lining...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 222 reads 1 comments

  8. Minnesota Twins: How Much is Too Much?

    Another series of rumors took the Internet by storm last night. According to a Detroit radio station's Twitter account, the Twins and Mariners agreed to a deal that would send Cliff Lee to the Minnesota in exchange for Wilson Ramos and Aaron Hicks...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 683 reads 0 comments

  9. Delmon Young Double Gets Minnesota Twins Back To Winning Ways

    In a pitchers duel, it doesn't take much to shift the balance of the game. For the Minnesota Twins Friday night against the Tampa Bay Rays, two key base hits provided a lead that they would refuse to relinquish...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 123 reads 4 comments

  10. Minnesota Twins/Tampa Bay Rays Series Preview: 7/1-7/4

    Originally published at TwinsMVB.com . After a satisfying series victory over the divisional rival Detroit Tigers, the Twins will end their homestand with a four-game set against the Tampa Bay Rays...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 202 reads 2 comments

  11. Denard Span's Trio of Triples Leads Way To Convincing Twins' Win

    Earlier today, I mentioned the Twins' struggles in both the run scoring and run prevention departments. If this June slump continues for the rest of the season, Minnesota may struggle to eclipse the 75-win plateau...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 226 reads 3 comments

  12. MLB 2010: Looking into the Minnesota Twins' June Slump

    Having lost six of their last seven games, the Minnesota Twins' fast start has slowed considerably. Though still six games above .500, the Twins are no longer at the top of the AL Central...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 466 reads 2 comments

  13. Minnesota Twins: Minor League Check-In, June 23

    Originally posted at TwinsMVB.com . With a few months of the minor league season in the books, and with several players having been either promoted or demoted throughout the system, it’s time for another minor league check-in...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 156 reads 0 comments

  14. MLB Trade Rumors: Minnesota No Longer a Small Market

    For as long as I can remember, the Twins have been a small market team. Rare were blockbuster trades or multi-year signings for the Minnesota teams of the past few decades.All of that changed this season...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 1,732 reads 4 comments

  15. 2010 MLB Draft Results: Twins Bolster Minor League System

    Originally published at TwinsMVB.com . The Twins certainly didn’t stray from their organizational philosophy in this most recent MLB Draft...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 846 reads 0 comments

  16. Minnesota Twins-Oakland Athletics Series Preview June 4-6

    Originally published at TwinsMVB.com . Starting the season with low expectations and a very young team, the Oakland Athletics find themselves at the top of their division through the first third of the season...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 158 reads 1 comments

  17. 2010 MLB Draft: Five Prospects the Minnesota Twins Should Target

    When it comes to scouting, drafting, and developing minor-league talent, most teams are envious of the Minnesota Twins...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 1,074 reads 2 comments

  18. Minnesota Twins: Why All the Danny Valencia Hype?

    This post comes courtesy of Bill Parker, from "The Daily Something ." Providing excellent write-ups on baseball topics on a daily basis, The Daily Something is a site that needs to be in your bookmarks...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 2,544 reads 11 comments

  19. Twins-Yankees Series Preview 5/25-5/27

    (Originally posted on TwinsMVB.com ) Another rematch against a team that we just can't seem to beat. After being swept in the season series against the Yankees last year and losing ...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 4 years ago 304 reads 0 comments

  20. Minnesota Twins: The Perkins Problem

    Remember when we thought that Glen Perkins could be a large part of a trade for San Diego closer Heath Bell? Now, not so much...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 4 years ago 625 reads 3 comments

  21. Taking a Look at Some Hot Starts In The Twins' Minor League System

    Originally published at TwinsMVB.com. The season may still be young, but several players in the Twins’ minor league organization are certainly off to a great start. Here is a quick look at three of these players: Bobby Lanigan, RH-SP, Ft...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 4 years ago 406 reads 0 comments

  22. Nicko Sports Releases Twins Inaugural Stadium, Case, and Plaque Memorabilia

    After a very nice series victory over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the Twins are just a few days away from their Target Field Home Opener...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 4 years ago 196 reads 0 comments

  23. 2010 MLB Preview: American League West

    1. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim: (92-70) The Los Angeles Angels lost several major contributors this past offseason and their streak of three consecutive division titles is clearly at stake...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 4 years ago 186 reads 1 comments

  24. Minnesota Twins: Settling the Drew Wilson Ramos-Drew Butera Debate

    Originally published at TwinsMVB.com . I participated in a Twitter debate last night that spanned several hours...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 4 years ago 437 reads 0 comments

  25. Minnesota Twins: Joe Mauer Signing Risky, but Needed To Be Done

    Originally published at the Green Valley News. The state of Minnesota let out a long, collective sigh of relief late Sunday afternoon when it was announced that the Twins had agreed to an eight-year, $184 million deal with superstar catcher Joe Mauer.

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 4 years ago 357 reads 1 comments