Rafael Perez Signing Deja-Vu for Minnesota Twins Fans

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The Minnesota Twins have recently signed 30 year-old left-handed pitcher Rafael Perez to minor league deal, with an invite to the big league camp. The Dominican reliever had found success in his tenure with the Cleveland Indians, especially in 2007 when he posted a […]

German-Born Max Kepler One of the Minnesota Twins’ Most Intriguing Prospects

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Perhaps one of the most interesting prospects in the Minnesota Twins‘ minor league system is German-born outfielder, Max Kepler. The son of two professional ballet dancers, Kepler learned baseball at the JFK American school in Berlin. After turning down a […]

Time for Minnesota Twins’ Joe Mauer to Step It Up

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  It’s been a tumultuous few years for Minnesota Twins‘ catcher Joe Mauer. Mauer, who is a hometown kid was a Minnesota darling during the first half of his career. He hit for average, played gold glove caliber defense and […]

MLB Rumors: Justin Morneau, Josh Willingham Trades on Horizon for Minnesota Twins?

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Minnesota Twins‘ GM Terry Ryan has already made some bold moves by trading established major league starters for high end prospects. His aggressiveness on the trade market has bolstered up a farm system that was depleted while simultaneously emptying the […]

Minnesota Twins’ Pitcher Anthony Swarzak Cracks Ribs While ‘Wrestling Around’

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When the Minnesota Twins hosted their annual ‘Twins Fest’–a weekend where fans can go to the Metrodome and meet some of their favorite players–they didn’t think they would need to worry about any players getting injured. Turns out they were wrong. Twins’ Pitcher Anthony […]

DWI, Lottery Tickets and Todd Helton’s Idiotic Night

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton was arrested for drunk driving. I always have mixed feelings when an athlete gets a DWI. I mean, driving while drunk is always an example of terrible judgment, but should they be held to a different standard […]

Miguel Sano Leads Bright Future for the Minnesota Twins

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Miguel Sano has made a lot of noise in the Minnesota Twins’ organization over the last couple years. The 19-year-old third baseman was recently named the 12th-ranked prospect in MLB.com’s Top 100 Prospect list. The 6’ 3”, 195 Dominican earned […]

Minnesota Twins Hopeful Alex Meyer Can Become Future Ace

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Minnesota Twins GM Terry Ryan has a reputation for building a strong and deep farm system. Only two years after taking the Twins’ job for a second go-around, Ryan is once again beefing up their minor league rosters. Ryan’s first move of […]

MLB.com’s Prospect List Gives Minnesota Twins’ Fans Optimism

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Despite low expectations for the Minnesota Twins’ 2013 season, fans discovered there’s some reason to be optimistic after MLB.com released their annual ‘Top 100 Prospects List’. The Twins are proud owners of six players in the top 100 list including slugging third […]

Joe Mauer Playing Catcher Essential for Minnesota Twins

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The Minnesota Twins and Joe Mauer expect the former MVP to catch more often this season. The catcher, who is feeling healthy reiterated this sentiment. In 2011 Mauer had a mysterious “bi-lateral leg weakness”, whatever that means, which led to Mauer only catching 74 […]

Minnesota Twins Hope to See Prospect Kyle Gibson in 2013

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If you’re a Minnesota Twins fan, you’ve heard the name Kyle Gibson for years now. The surefire prospect was rising quickly through the minor leagues when he was sidelined with Tommy John Surgery in 2011. After rehabbing for the last year and […]

Minnesota Twins’ Ron Gardenhire on Unfamiliar Hot Seat

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For the first time since Minnesota Twins’ manager Ron Gardenhire took the job over a decade ago, he is sitting squarely on the hot seat. It has been a dismal few seasons in Minnesota and, fair or not, we all know the manager […]