Minnesota Twins

Jack Flanagan - May 17, 2023

It’s time for our weekly look back into the annals of baseball history! Perfection in Cleveland and New York, Ted Williams had himself a remarkable doubleheader, and a baseball game actually ends in a tie. This Week In Baseball History: May 15 Perfection In Cleveland On May 15, 1981, Cleveland’s Len Barker achieved perfection in […]

Twins Off Season
Jim Marshall - Nov 12, 2022

The Minnesota Twins off-season needs take up a lot of real estate on paper. However, evaluating this team’s needs for 2023 is challenging because of all the injuries they had this past season. Their needs may change when all these players are healthy. Most of them will be ready for 2023. This means the front […]

Rocco Baldelli
Jim Marshall - Sep 26, 2022

The Minnesota Twins will bring back Rocco Baldelli for next year. President of Baseball Operations Derek Falvey confirmed that Baldelli is set to return for his fifth season as the skipper. Falvey also mentioned that Baldelli would be staying on past the 2023 season. The announcement is not a popular move with the fans who are asking […]

Minnesota Twins Collapse
Jim Marshall - Sep 23, 2022

The Minnesota Twins‘ collapse the last six weeks of the season will have them missing the playoffs. The Twins’ playoff chances have dropped from “unlikely” to “needing a miracle” status. Yes, there are still 11 games left, but with the Cleveland Guardians staying hot; it appears the AL Central title will elude the Twins. In […]

Twins Playoff Race
Jim Marshall - Sep 6, 2022

The Minnesota Twins playoff race is picking up steam. They don’t have much time to recover of they want to win the AL Central division title. The Twins squandered their division lead and are now playing catch-up to the rivals, the  Cleveland Guardians. Plus, the Chicago White Sox aren’t going away as Minnesota has to fend […]

Justin Merrlles - Aug 28, 2022

Canada has produced a plethora of MLB talent over the past two centuries. Many fans of America’s pastime would be surprised how many of their favorite players were born in Canada. Over 200 Canadians have made their mark in baseball. That includes two Cy Young Award winners, three MVPs, four batting titles, 11 Silver Slugger […]

Jim Kaat had quite a career in baseball. Kaat is one of the newest inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame, who also had an award-worthy broadcasting career. He’s been a regular presence in the booth for both the Minnesota Twins and MLB Network. After four decades of calling games, the 83-year-old will retire from […]

Christopher Lyke - Aug 2, 2022

The Minnesota Twins have made a pair of trades within the division with the Cleveland Guardians and Detroit Tigers. Catcher Sandy Leon comes from the Guardians as the Twins ship out right-handed pitcher Ian Hamilton. Leon will be reporting to Triple-A St. Paul. Hamilton will report to Triple-A Indianapolis on the Guardians’ side. In a […]

Drew Lutts - Aug 2, 2022

The Cincinnati Reds fire sale continued today just before the trade deadline. They have traded RHP Tyler Mahle to the Minnesota Twins in exchange for three prospects. The Reds will receive infielder Spencer Steer, third baseman Christian Incarnation-Strand, and left-handed pitcher Steven Hajjar. Each of these prospects ranks in the top 30 of the Twins […]

Christopher Lyke - Aug 2, 2022

The Minnesota Twins are acquiring All-Star closer Jorge López, from the Baltimore Orioles. Baltimore will receive minor league pitchers Cade Povich, Yennier Canó, Juan Nunez and Juan Rojas from Minnesota. Cano is the only one with major league experience. With 17 walks, 54 strikeouts and a .174 opponent batting average, Lopez has had quite the […]

Aaron Sanchez
Christopher Lyke - Aug 1, 2022

The Minnesota Twins are making some roster moves before their series against the Detroit Tigers. Former All-Star pitcher Aaron Sanchez is being called up from Triple-A St. Paul. The Washington Nationals granted the 30-year-old right-hander free agency on May 31. With the Nationals, Sanchez had a 3-3 record with just 16 strikeouts in 31 ⅓ […]

Christopher Lyke - Jul 31, 2022

Max Kepler and Miguel Sanó are on the 10-day injured list. It’s a big setback for the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins, who hope to make the playoffs. Sanó, coming off an injury, is heading back on the shelf due to an inflammation in his left knee. He has already missed 75 games with a torn meniscus […]

Rookie of the Year
Christopher Lyke - Jul 18, 2022

Rookie of the Year Watch: 2022 American League at the Break We have reached the mid-point of the 2022 season and now the American League Rookie of the Year watch is on. There are clear favorites and contenders. Who are the candidates for the award at season’s end? The breakdown will be done in tiers […]

Minnesota Twins second
Jim Marshall - Jul 18, 2022

The second half for the Minnesota Twins has them in a great position. However, there are questions looming. The Twins currently lead the American League Central, and have been one of the surprise teams in 2022. The question is will they maintain their lead and win the division?   Early Success The Twins struggled in […]

Wes Johnson
Jim Marshall - Jun 29, 2022

Wes Johnson is leaving the Minnesota Twins. This is a surprising move, and his final game as the Twins’ pitching coach will be on Thursday against the Cleveland Guardians. Johnson just accepted the pitching coach job with the LSU Tigers. He starts immediately. One of the Better Coaches Johnson is seen as one of the […]

Diamondbacks Twins
Evan Thompson - Jun 19, 2022

Diamondbacks 7, Twins 1 PHOENIX, Jun 19 — Merrill Kelly had a terrific start to go with two home runs from Christian Walker and a grand slam from rookie Buddy Kennedy as the Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Minnesota Twins, 7–1, Sunday afternoon. The Twins scored first. Second baseman Luis Arraez led off the game with […]

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Lewis Masella - Jun 19, 2022

The New York Mets likely didn’t expect themselves to be in this position at the season’s quarter pole. After their latest series loss at the hands of the NL East bottom-feeding Washington Nationals, the Mets are now fourth in the same division at 20-23. After a decent start, New York has struggled mightily during what was […]

Tim Stewart - Jun 19, 2022

With Yoan Moncada destined to be traded, Jake Burger will look to take over at third base for the Chicago White Sox. Several injuries have forced the White Sox to play Burger, with stints at third base and designated hitter. The 27-year-old is slashing .239/.321/.648 with eight home runs and 16 RBI through 24 games […]

Gabe Vaughan - Jun 19, 2022

While Casey Schmitt looked like a great opening day roster candidate in spring training, the details might have been more complex. Even when a guy is great in spring training, there can be times when he has to continue his development. It could be as simple as the lack of a starting spot on the […]

Brandon Willman - Jun 19, 2022

The Colorado Rockies are outperforming expectations to this point in the season but still sit in last place in the NL West. Despite having a 0.4% chance of making the playoffs as of May 14, per Baseball Reference, several potential positive developments have occurred. One of the biggest has been the seeming resurgence of Kyle Freeland. The former […]

Tim Stewart - Jun 19, 2022

Elvis Andrus, at 34 years old, is in his 15th Major League season. After an abysmal start this year, thoughts about him hanging his cleats up may begin to circle. Andrus is slashing .201/.280/.254, while tacking on one homerun and 13 RBI. According to Baseball Savant, Andrus has produced his lowest expected batting average, SLG, […]

Ben Rosen - Jun 19, 2022

The Chicago Cubs’ embarrassing weekend against the Minnesota Twins shows that changes are needed if the trend continues. After winning the first game 6-2, the Cubs lost the remaining two games by a combined score of 27-4. An embarrassing weekend on the field shows that the Cubs are in trouble. Star infielder Nico Hoerner on the injured list does […]

Cody Flavell - Jun 19, 2022

With a 2-11 record over their last 13 games, the Pittsburgh Pirates finally relinquished first place in the National League Central. This past week continued the Pirates’ free fall from early season grace. However, the lone bright spot of the week is pitcher Mitch Keller’s performance. I’ll cover that more in-depth shortly. The Pirates took on the […]

Tim Stewart - Jun 19, 2022

Once a promising prospect, Yoán Moncada has slumped his way into trade talks. The Chicago White Sox are 13 games below .500, and it doesn’t look like it will get easier anytime soon. After a hot opening week, Moncada has hardly touched the field. A back injury has kept the 27-year-old out the last month while Chicago […]