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Minneapolis Star-Tribune 6 hours ago
Twins' new/old lefthander Rich Hill doesn't shy away from World Series aspirations

Twins' new/old lefthander Rich Hill doesn't shy away from World Series aspirations

Rick Hill, a contender for the rotation after offseason elbow surgery at age 40, chose to come to the Twins because of their potential.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 6 hours ago

Over the Hill? Recovered lefty on track for Twins rotation

When the Minnesota Twins signed Rich Hill from the bargain aisle of free agency last winter, they expected the left-hander to be available around midseason after his recovery from elbow surgery.

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Twinkie Town 4 hours ago
Twins 9, Royals 6: Minnesota stifles attempted comeback (simulated)

Twins 9, Royals 6: Minnesota stifles attempted comeback (simulated)

Photo by Hannah Foslien/ The Twins used three pitchers in the ninth Today’s lineups: MIN: Max Kepler RF, Jorge Polanco SS, Nelson Cruz DH, Miguel Sano 1B, Eddie Rosario LF, Josh Donaldson 3B, Mitch Garver C, Luis Arraez 2B, Byron Buxton CF, Jose Berrios 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, Glenn Sparkman P This game started as a high scoring shoot-out. Both teams had four-plus runs on the board within the first three innings. The difference was that Berrios...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 5 hours ago

Disjointed seasons come naturally for Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson

Wes Johnson's college coaching experience, with interruptions for holidays and finals, have prepared him to be ready for anything in this 60-game dash to the finish line.
Puckett's Pond 7 hours ago

Minnesota Twins Schedule: Breakdown, New Predictions, and More

The revised 2020 Minnesota Twins dropped yesterday, so we break down the new schedule and all of the games that lie ahead. Major League Baseball dropped the new team schedules for every team in professional baseball, including the Minnesota Twins, and who will play when the season starts July 23rd. Unfortunately, Twins fans will have […] Minnesota Twins Schedule: Breakdown, New Predictions, and More - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 15 hours ago

Five things to know about the Twins' 60-game schedule

Major League Baseball released its truncated 2020 schedule on Monday, a 60-game slate for each team that still reads more like a wish list than a concrete plan given the threat that COVID-19 could still wreak havoc on baseball's ability to play this year. But we can only go with what we know at the moment. And the schedule says the Twins are playing real baseball in a little over two weeks, opening July 24 at the White Sox. Here are five things to know about that and the rest of the Twins' slate — including some quite peculiar quirks: *The road less traveled: According to Baseball Savant,...
Twinkie Town 17 hours ago
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...

Twins will open season in Chicago vs. White Sox on July 24

Seven of the Twins' 10 games against Cleveland will be at Target Field.

Twins' Mitch Garver says players going ahead without feeling completely safe

MLB's initial round of testing has run into glitches.

Twins summer workout, day 4

The Twins held their fourth day of workouts Monday afternoon and evening at Target Field.
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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    Rich Hill

    Twins' new/old lefthander Rich Hill doesn't shy away from World Series aspirations

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    Twins 9, Royals 6: Minnesota stifles attempted comeback (simulated)

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    Mitch Garver

    Twins 9, Royals 6: Minnesota stifles attempted comeback (simulated)

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    Josh Donaldson

    Twins 9, Royals 6: Minnesota stifles attempted comeback (simulated)

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    What is the Twins’ contingency plan at first base?

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