1. Why Trevor May, Vance Worley Can Help Rebuild the Minnesota Twins

    Upon sending Ben Revere to the Phillies , the Minnesota Twins picked up a starting pitcher who will impact the team now and another starter who will help down the road...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about over 1 year ago 188 reads 1 comments

  2. Minnesota Twins to Sign Starting Pitcher Kevin Correia

    The Minnesota Twins have reportedly reached an deal with former Padres and Pirates starting pitcher Kevin Correia , according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports via Twitter: "Kevin Correia is headed for the # twins , Sources confirm...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about over 1 year ago 486 reads 0 comments

  3. Why the Minnesota Twins Should Not Bring Back Francisco Liriano

    Francisco Liriano may return to Minnesota! I think not. With recent reports (via Rhett Bollinger of MLB .com) that the Minnesota Twins have made an offer to former pitcher Francisco Liriano , one cannot help but wonder why...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about over 1 year ago 705 reads 0 comments

  4. Minnesota Twins: Why the Denard Span Trade Is No Surprise

    Many Twins fans are upset to see their electric center fielder, Denard Span, traded for pitching prospect Alex Meyer...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about over 1 year ago 1,696 reads 1 comments

  5. 5 Free Agents the Minnesota Twins Should Splurge on

    Unlike my previous articles which focused on the Pioneer Press ' Tom Powers' idea that the " Minnesota Twins need more useful players, not stars," this article looks at a different side to Minnesota's typical strict budget roster moves...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about over 1 year ago 151 reads 3 comments

  6. Minneasota Twins: 5 Relief Pitchers the Twins Should Consider This Offseason

    For the final article in my series on Twins offseason moves: In the spirit of the Pioneer Press ' Tom Powers' idea that the " Minnesota Twins need more useful players, not stars" ...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about over 1 year ago 1,627 reads 3 comments

  7. 5 Aces the Twins Must Improve Against for Division Success in 2013

    Over the past two years, the Twins have gone 129-195 (.398) finishing dead last in the AL central both seasons. Not surprisingly, the Twins went 65-79 (.451) against their division rivals during this time...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about over 1 year ago 1,023 reads 3 comments

  8. 5 Quality Free Agents the Minnesota Twins Can Fit into Their Budget

    Once again, in the spirit of the Pioneer Press ' Tom Powers' idea that the " Minnesota Twins need more useful players, not stars" if the Twins want to make substantial improvement ...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about over 1 year ago 3,506 reads 6 comments

  9. Minneasota Twins: 5 Starting Pitchers the Twins Should Consider This Offseason

    In the spirit of the Pioneer Press ' Tom Powers' idea that the " Minnesota Twins need more useful players, not stars" if the Twins want to make substantial improvement next year, ...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about over 1 year ago 4,328 reads 8 comments

  10. Minnesota Twins 2012: 10 Interesting and Obscure End-of-the-Season Stats

    Despite a largely unsuccessful 2012 season, the Minnesota Twins ' season wasn't a total loss. While they may not have this year's batting champ, MVP, Cy Young or Rookie of the Year, ...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about over 1 year ago 2,121 reads 5 comments

  11. Minnesota Twins: 5 Useful Free Agents the Twins Should Consider This Offseason

    Now that the Twins' season is over and the mystery behind their undoing is well-known, they must consider how to turn it around for next year. As the Pioneer Press ' Tom Powers put it: " Minnesota Twins need more useful players, not stars...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about almost 2 years ago 2,621 reads 7 comments

  12. Minnesota Twins 2012: Front Office Misfires on Coaching Staff Shakeup

    After a second consecutive 90+ loss season, the Twins ' front office decided to shake things up by releasing or reassigning six of seven coaches. On the surface this appears to be a reasonable response to another embarrassing season...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about almost 2 years ago 3,900 reads 31 comments

  13. 2012 Minnesota Twins: How Minnesota's 5 Highest-Paid Players Played in 2012

    Back in June, I wrote an article dubbed "2012 Minnesota Twins : How Minnesota's 5 Highest-Paid Players Are Performing...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about almost 2 years ago 963 reads 0 comments

  14. 5 Reasons the Minnesota Twins Will Have a LONG Climb from the Cellar

    With just two games left in the 2012 season, the near-.400 Minnesota Twins need to start thinking about their 2013 campaign...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about almost 2 years ago 389 reads 1 comments

  15. Top 10 Minnesota Twins Players Under 6'0"

    The Minnesota Twins have seen their host of tall players in their history: Jon Rauch, 6'11", Mike Smithson 6'8", Dave Winfield, 6'6", and Joe Mauer 6'5" to name a few...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about almost 2 years ago 827 reads 0 comments

  16. 5 Twins Players Who Are Better Fits for the Metrodome Than Target Field

    Since the Twins moved to Target Field in 2010, they have posted a mediocre 116-124 record at home. With back-to-back 90-plus loss seasons from 2011 to 2012, the Twins have 63-96 (...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about almost 2 years ago 1,063 reads 4 comments

  17. Is There a Correlation Between Carl Pohlad's Passing and Twins' Downfall?

    With the end of another losing season, fans cannot help but think what happened to the six-time AL Central Champs of from 2002 to 2010...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about almost 2 years ago 602 reads 1 comments

  18. Minnesota Twins 2012: End of the Year Accolade Predictions

    In 2012, the Twins most likely will not have the AL MVP, Rookie of the Year, Gold Glove Winner, Cy Young or Relief Man of the Year. Still, the Twins are still in the running for a few official MLB awards...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about almost 2 years ago 1,184 reads 0 comments

  19. MLB Schedule Release: Predicting the Minnesota Twins 2013 Record

    The 2012 Minnesota Twins are just 16 losses away from a 100-loss season, a dubious honor their franchise has not “achieved” since 1982...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about almost 2 years ago 167 reads 5 comments

  20. Why Joe Mauer Can Win the Batting Title: Analyzing the AL's Top 5 Hitters

    With fewer than 20 games left in the Minnesota Twins' 2012 season, Joe Mauer is ranked fourth in the AL batting race and nine points behind the first-place Mike Trout ...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about almost 2 years ago 626 reads 6 comments

  21. Minnesota Twins: Why Joe Mauer Should Play Zero Games at Catcher in 2013

    Joe Mauer is on his way to a mostly healthy and certainly positive season in 2012, which brings Minnesota Twins fans a big sigh of relief...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about almost 2 years ago 1,418 reads 3 comments

  22. 5 Cheaper 1Bs, Cs and DHs Who Could Replace Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau

    With the season's end in sight and countless people responsible for another embarrassing Twins season, the M&M Boys of Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau have had solid seasons and clearly are not the issue...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about almost 2 years ago 888 reads 10 comments

  23. 5 Reasons the Minnesota Twins Are Stuck with Joe Mauer

    With recent news of Joe Mauer being placed on waivers, you can't help but wonder if Minnesota's favorite son is going to be parting ways with the Twins . The answer is simple: No...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about almost 2 years ago 1,063 reads 53 comments

  24. Minnesota Twins: Why Putting Joe Mauer on Waivers Is a PR Stunt

    With countless news threads picking up word of Joe Mauer 's recent placement on waivers, here are two FAQ: 1) How realistic is a Mauer trade? Not very. 2) Why would the Twins trade the home town hero? They wouldn't...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about almost 2 years ago 463 reads 8 comments

  25. Minnesota Twins: 5 Needs the Twins Must Address This Offseason

    With a month left in the 2012 season, the Minnesota Twins must start addressing positional shortcomings if they want to reach .500 in 2013...

    Matt Lindholm Written by Matt Lindholm about almost 2 years ago 109 reads 4 comments