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Twinkie Town Jul 9, 2020
Blue Jays 6, Twins 5: Three home runs are not enough. (simulated)

Blue Jays 6, Twins 5: Three home runs are not enough. (simulated)

Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/ A big first inning is too much for Smeltzer Today’s lineups: MIN: Max Kepler RF, Jorge Polanco SS, Luis Arraez 2B, Miguel Sano 1B, Eddie Rosario LF, Nelson Cruz DH, Marwin Gonzalez 3B, Alex Avila C, Byron Buxton CF, Devin Smeltzer P TOR: Cavan Biggio 2B, Lourdes Gurriel Jr LF, Vladimir Guerrero Jr 3B, Bo Bichetter SS, Teoscar Hernandez CF, Danny Jansen C, Billy McKinney RF, Travis Shaw 1B, Derek Fisher DH, Michael Wacha P Devin Smeltzer got three outs in a row in the first inning. Too bad they didn’t come until the Blue Jays scored four...
Twinkie Town Jul 7, 2020
What is the Twins’ contingency plan at first base?

What is the Twins’ contingency plan at first base?

Your Opening Day starting first baseman? (No, not Alex Gordon. Marwin Gonzalez.) | David Berding-USA TODAY Sports With both Sano and Astudillo quarantined, who plays first base? While nobody is happy about only playing 60 regular-season games this year, the Minnesota Twins are one of the teams who will benefit the most from having a few extra months off. The likes of Byron Buxton and Rich Hill had plenty of time to heal from their respective offseason surgeries, and the Twins are largely healthy as we near two weeks until the season officially starts. However, four players from the...
Twinkie Town Jul 6, 2020
Twins 6, Royals 2: An Ed-xciting game on offense (simulated)

Twins 6, Royals 2: An Ed-xciting game on offense (simulated)

Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/ I still miss Escobar Today’s lineups: MIN: Max Kepler RF, Jorge Polanco SS, Ehire Adrianza 2B, Josh Donaldson 3B, Mitch Garver C, Eddie Rosario LF, Nelson Cruz DH, Marwin Gonzalez 1B, Byron Buxton CF, Jake Odorizzi P KCR: Khalil Lee RF, Whit Merrifield 2B, Jorge Soler DH, Hunter Dozier 3B, Ryan O’Hearn 1B, Nicky Lopez SS, Brett Phillips CF, Salvador Perez C, Alex Gordon LF, Kevin McCarthy P Long-time readers here will remember when the Twins had a veritable plethora of ‘Eds.’ That period was best encapsulated in the timeless humour...

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