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Twinkie Town Oct 3, 2021
Twins 7, Royals 3: Mission Accomplished*

Twins 7, Royals 3: Mission Accomplished*

Photo by Ed Zurga/ Minnesota avoids a 90-loss campaign thanks to some usual suspects While most of the rest of sports watching America was tuned into four other MLB games with implications for the the AL Wild Card spots or Sunday NFL football contests, the Twins and Royals squared off in Kansas City to finish out the string. Minnesota’s first six batters of the game reached base safely against Kansas City starter Jackson Kowar. Luis Arraez started things off with a single to center on the game’s second pitch. Then Byron Buxton doubled to left, which moved Arraez...

Buxton, Polanco HR, Twins top Royals; Perez tied for HR lead

Byron Buxton and Jorge Polanco hit homers and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 Sunday in their final game of the season.

Twins' Byron Buxton excited by his future because of his production this season

When he wasn't injured, Twins center fielder Byron Buxton hit 18 homers and his on-base plus slugging percentage ranked with the best in the American League. He believes he can sustain, perhaps even improve, that production.
Twinkie Town Oct 2, 2021
Royals 11, Twins 6: Philosophers’ roundtable

Royals 11, Twins 6: Philosophers’ roundtable

discuss amongst themselves | Photo by Duane Burleson/ Being the quest to Know All about what goes on in baseball dugout conversations, and other matters. This one really isn’t worth going into. Byron Buxton was good, Twins “starter” John Gant was bad, seemingly everyone else within baseball-throwing distance of either the stadium or broadcast booth or a keyboard to bounce a baseball off for a “jhgfjhycv” gamethread comment was bored... Much awful baseball was made. So, instead, we'll bring you inside the Twins dugout during one of several innings when Kansas...
Puckett's Pond Oct 1, 2021

Minnesota Twins: Rising Apple weighs in on Byron Buxton

Before we dive in, let’s make one thing clear: Our first preference is for the Minnesota Twins to keep Byron Buxton and sign him to a long-term deal, as we’ve discussed on these pages before. However, as the two sides have been unable to come to an agreement on a contract extension, talk of a […] Minnesota Twins: Rising Apple weighs in on Byron Buxton - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community

Twins can't let Byron Buxton leave and become their new-age David Ortiz

Letting Byron Buxton leave the Twins as a free agent would be a disaster. Signing him would be a signal that they are willing to take an intelligent financial risk.

Twins finish home schedule with 10-7 loss to Detroit

Byron Buxton put on a show in the last game at Target Field this season but pitcher Joe Ryan was hit hard by the Tigers.

Is Byron Buxton making his last hurrah as a Twin? Better hope not.

The Twins need to re-sign ultra-talented center fielder Byron Buxton; anything else would be a disaster.
Twinkie Town Sep 30, 2021
Game 159: Tigers at Twins

Game 159: Tigers at Twins

Photo by David Berding/ Almoooost theeeere! First Pitch: 6:40 CTRadio: TIBN, WCCO 830, Audacy, The Wolf 102.9TV: BSNKnow Thine Enemy: Bless You Boys Welcome to the last game of the season that I personally have to care about! Wooooo! I’ve been trying to come up with a good “last Tawny recap of the year” idea, but have yet to think of any. Expect it to be dumb and bad though. That’s my BRAND. Today's Lineups TIGERS TWINS Akil Baddoo - CF Byron Buxton - CF Robbie Grossman - RF Jorge Polanco - 2B Isaac Paredes - 3B Mitch Garver - C Jonathan Schoop...
Twinkie Town Sep 29, 2021
Game 158: Tigers at Twins

Game 158: Tigers at Twins

Photo by David Berding/ Hello. First Pitch: 640p CentralTelly: FSN or whatever it’s called nowRadio: The Dan Gladden School of Tricks; WCCO 830 AM; Treasure Island Baseball NetworkKnow the Foe: Bless You Boys It’s the penultimate game of the Minnesota Twins’ home portion of the year. Michael Pineda may or may not be making his last start for the home team while Casey Mize will toe the rubber for the Detroit Tigers. GO TWIMS GO Today's Lineups TIGERS TWIMS Akil Baddoo - CF Luis Arraez - 2B Jonathan Schoop - 1B Byron Buxton - CF Robbie Grossman -...
Twinkie Town Sep 28, 2021
Game 157: Tigers at Twins

Game 157: Tigers at Twins

Matt Blewett-USA TODAY Sports The second to last series of the season. First Pitch: 6:40 PM CDT TV: Bally Sports North Radio: TIBN, WCCO 830 Know thine enemy: Bless You Boys My last (scheduled) game thread of the year, I hope it’s a good one. Or, I hope by some miracle the Twins make the playoffs this year. I choose to believe. Today's Lineups TIGERS TWINS Akil Baddoo - CF Byron Buxton - CF Jonathan Schoop - 1B Jorge Polanco - 2B Robbie Grossman - RF Mitch Garver - C Miguel Cabrera - DH Josh Donaldson - 3B Jeimer Candelario - 3B Miguel Sano -...
Puckett's Pond Sep 27, 2021

Minnesota Twins: Trading Byron Buxton would be a mistake

There’s been a lot of talk this season that the Minnesota Twins might try to trade outfielder Byron Buxton this offseason. In some ways, it’s not a surprise, since the Twins have some holes to fill in their pitching staff. Plus, if the Twins, who have had a disappointing 2021 season, are looking to rebuild, […] Minnesota Twins: Trading Byron Buxton would be a mistake - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Twinkie Town Sep 26, 2021
Game 156: Blue Jays at Twins

Game 156: Blue Jays at Twins

Photo by Stephen Maturen/ I ain’t f*****g recapping this, so if nobody else does, we’ll just agree to forget it happened. Time: Go****n now Weather: Open a window or door Opponent’s SB site: Bluebird Banter TV: BS North. Radio: A network named after a casino Today's Lineups BLUE JAYS TWINS George Springer - DH Luis Arraez - 3B Marcus Semien - 2B Byron Buxton - CF Son Of Vlad - 1B Jorge Polanco - 2B Son Of Dante - SS Josh Donaldson - DH Teoscar Hernandez - RF Max Kepler - RF Corey Dickerson - LF Mitch Garver - C Santiago Espinal - 3B Miguel...
Call to the Pen Sep 25, 2021

The importance of Byron Buxton to the Minnesota Twins

It is difficult to say that one player can make a major difference in Major League Baseball. It may well be the most team oriented sport in regards to wins and losses, where every aspect of the roster needs to produce in order to secure victory. However, in the case of the Minnesota Twins, there […] The importance of Byron Buxton to the Minnesota Twins - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Buxton's homer spoils Berríos' return; Twins beat Jays 3-1

Byron Buxton's two-run homer spoiled José Berríos' return to Minnesota and dealt a blow to Toronto's postseason hopes as the Twins beat the Blue Jays 3-1 on Friday night.

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