1. Minnesota Twins' 2013 Outlook: Joe Mauer and the Infield

    Say what you want about Joe Mauer , but when he plays he is consistent. The problem with that statement is that, in the 2012 season, Mauer has consistently been playing positions other than catcher...

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  2. Minnesota Twins 2013 Outlook: The Starting Pitchers

    Minnesota Twins fans don't have much left to cheer for in the 2012 season, but as always, we can look towards the future...

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  3. Minnesota Twins' Immediate Plans Come into Focus After Trade Deadline Passes

    After the days, weeks and months of mindless speculation, the Minnesota Twins did what they seem to always do around the Major League Baseball trade deadline: stand pat...

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  4. Michael Beasley's New Nickname and Future in the NBA

    The NBA used to be filled with awesome nicknames. A nickname used to be a way of recognizing a player and the unique attributes that player brought to the game. "The Iceman", "The Human Highlight Reel", "Chocolate Thunder" and "Dr...

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  5. Minnesota Twins: When Is the Right Time to Start Trading Players?

    With the Minnesota Twins ' 11-7 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night, the team improved their record to 25-35 on the season. While 8...

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  6. Twins Rewind, Week 10: Chicken or Egg?

    Has the Minnesota Twins' recent turnaround been due to better starting pitching or better hitting? Much like the riddle involving the chicken and the egg, no one really cares as ...

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  7. 10 Most Disappointing Moments in Minnesota Professional Sports History

    Minnesota Vikings 2011 record: 3-13, last in the NFC North. Minnesota Wild 2011-2012 record: 35-36-11, 4th in the Northwest Division. Minnesota Timberwolves 2011-2012 record: 26-40, last in the Northwest Division...

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  8. Minnesota Twins Rewind, Week 9: Hammer Time

    Tuesday night's celebration of Josh Willingham's walk-off three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat the Oakland Athletics was probably a bit too much...

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  9. Minnesota Twins Rewind, Week 8: Slip Slidin' Away

    "You know the nearer your destination, the more you're slip slidin' away.'' Paul Simon was not singing about the 2012 Minnesota Twins in "Slip Slidin' Away," but the somber lyrics could very well have described the past week of baseball...

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  10. Minnesota Twins: 5 Early Season Myths Debunked

    Now that the Minnesota Twins are a little past the quarter mark of the 2012 season, trends have formed not only on the field, but also in the minds of Twins fans...

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  11. Minnesota Twins: Players of the Week 5/14-5/20

    Finally! After 41 games and seven weeks, the Minnesota Twins played a winning week of baseball. Sandwiched between a two game sweep at the hands of the Cleveland Indians to start ...

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  12. MLB Draft: Minnesota Twins' Top 10 Picks in Past 25 Years

    With the 2012 Major League Baseball first-year player draft less than one month away, it seems timely to look back on the Minnesota Twins' draft history...

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  13. Minnesota Twins Players of the Week 5/7-5/13

    The Minnesota Twins ' continued roster changes are finally starting to pay off. This week saw the Major League debut of shortstop Brian Dozier and the season debuts of Scott Diamond, P...

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  14. Minnesota Twins: What Is the Team's Ultimate Goal?

    When Minnesota Twins owner Carl Pohlad died January 5, 2009 something strange happened in Twins Territory. Gone was the old miser, a man who once sought contraction (and a payday) for his own team by selling to Major League Baseball...

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  15. Minnesota Twins Players of the Week: 4/30-5/6

    The Minnesota Twins hit the road again last week and it turned out to be a historic trip—for all of the wrong reasons...

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  16. Minnesota Twins: Changing Fortunes Starts at the Top

    Ron Gardenhire needs to be fired. This is not a knee-jerk reaction to the Twins' no-hit loss in Anaheim last night. This is not even an overreaction to the Twins' dreadful 6-18 start to the season...

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  17. Minnesota Twins Players of the Week 4/23-4/29

    The Minnesota Twins returned to Target Field this week after spending last week on the east coast and proceeded to take it on the chin...

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  18. 2012 NFL Draft: Why Justin Blackmon Needs to Be a Minnesota Viking

    The 2012 NFL draft is days away, and the Minnesota Vikings are on the clock. Andrew Luck will be a Colt. Robert Griffin III will be a Redskin...

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  19. Minnesota Twins Players of the Week 4/16-4/22

    The Minnesota Twins spent the last week on road, finishing with mixed results. Seven games in seven days is never easy, especially playing four games against the New York Yankees and three in Tampa versus the Rays ...

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  20. Ron Gardenhire Needs to Look to the Past for Minnesota Twins to Succeed Now

    After yesterday's loss to the Yankees , Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire might have experienced a little deja vu ...

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  21. Scott Baker's Elbow Injury Has Twins Feeling Pain of Their Own

    Wednesday's news that Scott Baker will be out six months after elbow surgery to repair the flexor pronator tendon in his right elbow is another setback for a Twins team off to a rocky start...

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  22. MLB Predictions 2012: Why the Minnesota Twins Can Make the Playoffs

    63-99 is no reason to get excited. The 2011 Minnesota Twins were expected to be what the Twins have been for nearly the last decade, a good team in a weak division...

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