4:44 PM EST, Mon March 08, 2021
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 2 hours ago

Byron Buxton, Andrelton Simmons and Josh Donaldson could save Twins a ton of runs

The trio has had health concerns. But if they can stay on the field together for a reasonable part of the season, they could be worth 50 runs saved.
Twinkie Town 6 hours ago
Week 1 spring training stars

Week 1 spring training stars

A Garlick a day keeps the vampires away. | Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/ Actual baseball, at long last. Spring games may not matter in terms of results, but they matter to everyone playing in them, especially to those who are not locks for their team’s active MLB roster. But every player wants to shine in the spring, and several Twins have already made strides through the opening week of March. Here are a few Twins who have already left their mark on the Minnesota baseball preseason. Kyle Garlick, OF5 G, 4-10, 2 HR, 2B, 3 R, 6 RBIThe mid-February waiver...
Twinkie Town 7 hours ago
Twinkie Town Prospect Vote 2021: Round 23

Twinkie Town Prospect Vote 2021: Round 23

Congratulations to Jose Miranda for winning round 22 | Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/ “My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.” - Hank Aaron Jose Miranda wins the election in round 22 after ten rounds on the ballot. He is poised to do good things at Double-A this season. Twinkie Town 2021 Prospect Voting Results Alex Kirilloff 68% (Lewis 19%, Balazovic 9%, Larnach 5%) Royce Lewis 65% (Larnach 17%, Balazovic 16%, Duran 2%) Trevor Larnach 37%...
Twinkie Town 8 hours ago
Monday Morning Minnesota: Extend Bux Edition

Monday Morning Minnesota: Extend Bux Edition

Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/ Now that I’m back from my two week hospital mega adventure, I figured its finally time for my much desired, I assume, return. Thus I have found some spare moments within my busy schedule of muttering profanities, eating string cheese, and wondering if If its time for more pain killers yet, to find you fine folks some high quality links. And also finally find out what the hell has been going on for myself. Please send your donations of gold and snacks to my office. Previously on TwinkieTown: Rival Roundup Vol. 20 is hot off...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 9 hours ago

Brian Dozier learned Spanish to be a better teammate. There's a lesson to be learned

When the former Twins second baseman retired last month, he left baseball having set an example that more players should consider following.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 16 hours ago

Lewis Thorpe good enough for Twins to keep, but it might not be feasible

Arbitrator will decide on Class AAA as an option.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 18 hours ago

Twins get this spring's first look at Andrelton Simmons, and vice versa

Twins get an eyeful in new shortstop Andrelton Simmons workout after arrival.
Puckett's Pond 18 hours ago

Minnesota Twins: Four players to watch in early Spring Training

As the Minnesota Twins come to end their first week of Spring Training in 2021, there have been a few players who have had standout performances in the early going. There are still 22 games to go in Spring Training, but here are the four players to keep an eye on over that time. OF […] Minnesota Twins: Four players to watch in early Spring Training - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Josh Donaldson, Keon Broxton homer to lead Twins past Rays

The teams played eight innings in the Grapefruit League game at Hammond Stadium.

Twins vice president/scout Mike Radcliff surviving battle with pancreatic cancer

Mike Radcliff, the Twins vice president in charge of player personnel, is a comeback story in progress.

Young Twins stars comfortable with compromise with long-term contracts

Twins players realize that they are potentially sacrificing greater earnings in exchange for security in case of injury or ineffectiveness.

Byron Buxton says Twins are talking about a contract extension

Twins center fielder Byron Buxton, eligible for free agency after the 2022 season, said he is open to a long-term contract.
Twinkie Town Mar 6, 2021
Twinkie Town Prospect Vote 2021: Round 22

Twinkie Town Prospect Vote 2021: Round 22

Sano is here for round 22 | Photo by Adam Glanzman/MLB Photos via Chris Vallimont wins round 21 After four rounds as the runner-up Chris Vallimont finally won an election. Expect to see him pitching in Double-A Wichita this summer. Twinkie Town 2021 Prospect Voting Results Alex Kirilloff 68% (Lewis 19%, Balazovic 9%, Larnach 5%) Royce Lewis 65% (Larnach 17%, Balazovic 16%, Duran 2%) Trevor Larnach 37% (Balazovic 37%, Jeffers 21%, Duran 5%) Jordan Balazovic 73% (Jeffers 18%, Duran 7%, Sabato 3%) Ryan Jeffers 45% (Duran 43%, Sabato 6%, Canterino 6%) Jhoan Duran 79%...
Twinkie Town Mar 6, 2021
The Ultimate 2021 Twins Road Trip

The Ultimate 2021 Twins Road Trip

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Visiting the Farm With the announcement of minor league realignment this winter, the major Twins affiliates (A, AA, AAA) all happen to be right in the center of the nation. Inspired by this new development, I decided to put my road trip enthusiasm into planning a (hypothetical) (currently) organizational road trip for this season. The mission statement: Attend one home game for each affiliate as well as the big league squad in the least number of days possible. Right off the bat, I eliminated the months of April, May, and June from...

New Twins shortstop Andrelton Simmons arrives in Florida

The free agent signing could be in drills this weekend after solving visa issues.

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    Andrelton Simmons

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    Alex Kirilloff

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  • 1 Josh Donaldson

    Josh Donaldson

    Byron Buxton, Andrelton Simmons and Josh Donaldson could save Twins a ton of runs

  • 1 Kyle Garlick

    Kyle Garlick

    Week 1 spring training stars

  • 1 Byron Buxton

    Byron Buxton

    Byron Buxton, Andrelton Simmons and Josh Donaldson could save Twins a ton of runs

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