Wes Johnson to Leave the Minnesota Twins

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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 […] READ MORE


Griffin Jax Is Excelling at His Role with Minnesota

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Minnesota Twins pitcher Griffin Jax is happy with a new opportunity in 2022. His 2021 season certainly did not go the way he wanted it. The rookie was forced into the starting rotation when injuries took out several of the team’s starters. The results were not positive. In 14 games, he pitched in 82 innings and […] READ MORE


Minnesota Twins Joe Ryan Is Blossoming as a Rookie

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Minnesota Twins rookie Joe Ryan is having a strong start to the 2022 season. Once considered just a fastball pitcher, he has shown off his slider and changeup. That has led to a dynamic start to his rookie season. As of May 1, the 25-year-old is 3-1 with an extraordinary 1.17 ERA and 25 strikeouts […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection, Week Seven: Dave Martinez Throws Base over Another Runner’s Lane Interference

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Dave Martinez Throws Base over Another Runner’s Lane Interference Call Welcome to Week Seven of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it […] READ MORE


Jose Berríos Welcomes Changes

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Jose Berríos welcomes his changes, and coming out of Spring Training 2021, the Minnesota Twins are enthusiastic about him and his new approach to pitching. They believe the fine-tuning he made will have a positive influence on his command and velocity. Hard to Figure Out Berríos is a difficult pitcher to figure out! In his […] READ MORE


Minnesota Twins 2021 Bullpen

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Over the past few years, the Minnesota Twins have been able to build themselves one of the most dynamic bullpens. However due to some pitchers departing through free agency and the team choosing not to re-sign, the makeup of the 2021 bullpen might not be as dominant as it once was. The Twins have lost […] READ MORE


Manager of the Year Winners: Mike Shildt and Rocco Baldelli

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Manager of the Year Winners: Mike Shildt and Rocco Baldelli Mike Shildt Wins National League Manager of the Year In a shocking turn of events, Mike Shildt has been named the National League Manager of the Year. The St. Louis Cardinals manager won the award with 95 points. The Cardinals finished the first half of […] READ MORE


Despite Playoff Sweep, Minnesota Twins Progressed in 2019

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Despite Playoff Sweep, Minnesota Twins Progressed in 2019 Team Overview 2019 should largely be viewed as a success for the Minnesota Twins. They beat out the Indians for the AL Central pennant and won 101 games, good for second in franchise history. A new coaching staff proved effective, and many young players took major steps […] READ MORE


Chicago Cubs Hire David Ross As Manager

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The Chicago Cubs have found their manger for the 2020 season. According to Jon Heyman, they are officially hiring former catcher David Ross. Ross played for 15 seasons won two World Series championships, including as a member of the Cubs 2016 World Series championship team. Cubs are hiring David Ross for manager — Jon Heyman […] READ MORE