Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images What the heck is going on in the Twins locker room? Today’s lineups: MIN: Mitch Garver C, Ehire Adrianza SS, Luis Arraez 2B, Miguel Sano 1B, Nelson Cruz DH, Josh Donaldson 3B, Max Kepler RF, Byron Buxton CF, Eddie Rosario LF, Jose Berrios P TBR: Randy Arozarena LF, Kevin Kiermaier CF, Austin Meadows RF, Brandon Lowe 2B, Yandy Diaz 3B, Ji-man … [Read more...] about Rays 11, Twins 3: Kevin? Kevan? Kevin!(simulated) (June 2nd)
Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images A bummer for Big Mike though Today’s lineups: MIN: Ehire Adrianza 3B, Jorge Polanco SS, Mitch Garver C, Miguel Sano 1B, Eddie Rosario LF, Nelson Cruz DH, Max Kepler CF, Marwin Gonzalez RF, Luis Arraez 2B, Michael Pineda P TBR: Kevin Kiermaier CF, Manual Margot DH, Austin Meadows LF, Yoshitomo Tsutsugo RF, Brandon Lows 2B, Yandy Diaz 3B, … [Read more...] about Twins 2, Rays 0: A real team effort on the mound (simulated)
Photo by: Diamond Images/Getty Images Moms, baseball, and hot dog sandwiches When it comes to baseball, the father/son dynamic is usually prioritized by popular culture (see: the ending of Field of Dreams). But as is so often the case in many aspects of life, a mother is usually providing just as much support “behind the scenes”. That has certainly been the case in my own … [Read more...] about Baseball & Family (Part 3): Mom at the Met
The first upset of the bracket is complete. | Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images Teams are already on their way to their virtual homes. Heading into the third set of games, four series had a chance to end immediately. 1 vs. 16 (1) 1991 Twins 11(16) 2017 Twins 6‘91 leads 2-1 After splitting a pair of 5-4 matches, ‘91’s offense exploded, scoring all of their runs in the first … [Read more...] about All-Time Twins Tournament, Johnson Round, Day 3: Championship contenders on the outs
Will Brent Rooker make the team if rosters expand? | Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports It’s time to take a stab at a potential 50-man roster Major League Baseball owners and the MLB Player’s Association haven’t agreed on much, and the fate of anything resembling a 2020 season still hangs in the balance. But one of the things that everyone has reportedly agreed upon as part of … [Read more...] about What will the Twins’ 20-man taxi squad look like?
While MLB owners continue to go back and forth with the MLBPA in order to reach a common ground inciting the resumption of baseball in 2020, we now have the next piece of the puzzle. After a sliding pay scale was flatly dismissed, it appears ownership will now target dollar saving tactics by playing a significantly shortened season. How does that impact the Twins? … [Read more...] about How Do the Twins Fare in a 60 Game Season?
After having the bottom fall out a year earlier, the Minnesota Twins were trying to find their footing again in 2012, with hopes that another front office shakeup might set things in the right direction. Unfortunately, despite some genuine highlights, the halfway-rebuilding Twins were only headed straight back to the bottom. … [Read more...] about Twins in the 2000s: The 2012 Season